Coming in June 2023, new area code 382 will be added to the 519 / 548 / 226 regions
- To meet the growing demand for telecommunications services and numbers, new area code 382 will be introduced in the 519/548/226 geographic area on 17 June 2023. The new area code will co-exist within the same geographic region as area code 519/548/226. There will be no change to customers’ existing 519/548/226 telephone numbers. Telephone numbers beginning with the new area code 382 may be assigned for use starting 17 June 2023.
- 10 digit dialing will continue to be used for all local calls within the area served by area codes 226, 382, 519 and 548.
- Local and long distance calling areas will not change with the adoption of the new area code 382. Customers with telephone numbers in the new area code 382 will get the same calling areas as customers in the same exchange areas with telephone numbers in area code 519/548/226.
- N11 service access codes such as emergency calls (911), directory assistance (411), repair (611) and relay service (711) will continue to be dialed using 3 digits.