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New 354 area code to arrive in Quebec next October

OTTAWA - Area code 354 will be rolled out in the region currently served by area codes 450 and 579 in Quebec starting October 24, 2020, the CRTC said Friday.These area codes cover an area surrounding Montreal.  According to an ad hoc relief planning committee’s numbering resource utilization forecast, area codes 450 and 579 are projected to exhaust by June 2021.The Commission also approved the 450/579 relief planning committee’s report, including the proposed planning document and relief implementation plan.  Click here for the full