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Northern Virginia Center Local Calling Area Extended to Catoctin

31 January 20002

Beginning February 1, 2003, telephone calls placed to the Catoctin, Virginia region (668, 822, 882 exchanges in the 540 area code) from Falls Church, McLean, Alexandria, and Arlington (refer to the front of the Verizon Northern Virginia White Pages directory for exchanges) will change from long distance to local. The Catoctin local calling area will concurrently be extended to include the above locations.

Telephone calls placed to the Catoctin region from the Virginia Tech Northern Virginia Center will be placed by dialing "9", the 540 area code, and the seven-digit telephone number. Please note that 10-digit dialing is required for local calling within northern Virginia and within suburban Maryland.

For additional information about the extended calling area, please contact Communications Network Services at 540-231-6460 (1-6460 from the Blacksburg campus or from the Northern Virginia Center).

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