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Area Code and Exchange (920) 389 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 389 for Area Code 920 covers the city of New London, Waupaca County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 44º 23' 33.93", W 88º 44' 23.37". This Exchange Code was introduced on 10 May 1999 and is designated as being used for Wireless telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (920) 389-0000 to (920) 389-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (920) 389

NPA/Area Code: 920
NXX/Exchange Code: 389
City: New London
County: Waupaca
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: NEW LONDON
OCN: 6534
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Wireless
NXX Intro Date: 10 May 1999
Latitude: 44.3927582
Longitude: -88.7398256
New NPA:
Overlay:
LATA: 350
FIPS: 55135
CBSA Code:
Number Pooling: Yes

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Number Pooling in Exchange (920) 389

The initial set up of an Exchange was to have all 10,000 numbers (0000 - 9999) for a particular Rate Center allocated to the same local exhange carrier. With the advent of multiple carriers, allocating each one of them their own Exchange Code would be inefficient and soon use up the available number pools for a particular area. To counter this, some exchanges are split into blocks of 1,000 numbers, which can each be allocated to individual carriers. This cuts down on wasted numbers that aren't allocated as each carrier has a smaller pool available.

Number Pooling is activated in Exchange 920-389 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.