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Want a 212 area code? It's gonna cost you.

Jun 12, 2017
As New York City adds a new number, the after-market 212 is thriving.
 (L to R) Sameer Uddin and Michelle Macias use their smartphones outside of the Nintendo store in New York City. 
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New area code gets a 'meh' from some New Yorkers

Dec 3, 2015
Area codes have personal significance for some, so change isn't always welcome.

The end of area codes: Why (212) won't mean anything

Mar 7, 2013
The FCC may allow Internet phone providers to assign any area code regardless of the customer’s actual geographic location. Do area codes still matter? How has our relationship with area codes evolved?