SANTA FE — The state of New Mexico will move to 10-digit dialing for all telephone calls made in-state Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021.
Since April 24, 2021, seven-digit dialing has still been permitted. An automated recording will advise callers that they need to use 10-digit dialing beginning Oct. 24, and seven-digit calls will no longer be completed.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plans to implement a new, three-digit number, 988, to dial for its National Suicide Prevention Hotline, which will be available beginning July 16, 2022.
The implementation of this number requires 10-digit dialing for all in-state calls. For more information, visit the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (PRC) website.
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