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SaskTel offers 10-digit dialing early

REGINA - SaskTel customers in Saskatchewan can now dial 10 digits for their local calls, the telco said Monday. While 10-digit dialing for local calls is not scheduled to become mandatory until May 2013 when the province’s new 639 area code is phased in, SaskTel said that it made a business decision to make it available to customers early so that they can begin to prepare for the transition. “SaskTel employees have done an excellent job getting our network ready for permissive local 10-digit dialing almost 15 months ahead of the industry deadline,” said president and CEO Ron Styles, in...