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Telephone network transition
Telephone network transition

The telecom industry is transitioning away from copper-base networks and towards more advanced and innovative technologies, ultimately meaning better services for consumers. Learn how the PUCO is ensuring no Ohioan is left behind and without adequate service.

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614 area code overlay
614 area code overlay

To ensure a continuing supply of telephone numbers, the new 380 area code will be added to the area served by 614. This is known as an area code overlay. Get ready to change the way you dial your local calls.

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The telecommunications industry is a system of switches and lines that interconnect to provide communication between multiple parties. Today, the telecommunications industry includes local telephone service, long distance telephone service, wireless telephone service, paging service, Internet service, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), and a wide array of other competitive products and services. All of these different methods of communication operate through networks forming a global telecommunications industry

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