New dialing procedure to become mandatory on July 6
June 8, 2022
In South Dakota, beginning July 6, 2022, all consumers must dial 10 digits (area code + telephone number).
On and after this date, local calls dialed with only seven digits may not be completed, and a recording may inform you that your call cannot be completed as dialed. If you get this recording, you must hang up and dial again using the area code with the seven-digit telephone number.
On July 16, 2020, the FCC adopted an Order (FCC 20-100) approving 988 as the three-digit abbreviated dialing code to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline starting July 16, 2022. The Order require...