Growing Alberta population and wireless causing phone number crunch

Alberta is set to run out of phone numbers, again, due to a growing population and rising use of wireless and other devices.

Merely four years after the 587 area code was introduced, the Canadian Numbering Administrator (CNA) advised the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) on Thursday that Alberta’s area codes are expected to e exhausted by June 2018.

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