Area Code: 3 digits
Subscriber Number: 7 digits
Trunk Prefix: 1
International Prefix: 011
1 June 1997 - +1 340 replaces +1 809
Area code +1 340 replaced the existing overall Caribbean/Atlantic code
+1 809 in the US Virgin Islands starting 1 June 1997 in permissive mode,
and becoming mandatory 6 December 1997. Existing 7-digit subscriber numbers
1 October 1995 - new numbering ranges
On 1 October 1995, the following number ranges were introduced
in the US Virgin Islands:
Subscriber number Community Island
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712 xxxx Mon Bijou St Croix Island
713 xxxx Southgate St Croix Island
714 xxxx Havensight St Thomas Island
715 xxxx Charlotte Amalie St Thomas Island
In 1995, these were in +1 809 xxxxxxx range, prior to area code changes
throughout the Caribbean and Atlantic islands under +1.
Virgin Islands Telephone Co. announcement (via ITU).
1993 - four number ranges added for new exchanges
New subscriber number ranges activated for US Virgin Islands:
690xxxx, 691xxxx, 692xxxx and 693xxxx (following what was then +1 809,
now +1 340).
1982 - international call dialling introduced
Capability to dial calls to other countries outside
NANP was introduced.
1981 - dialled operator-assisted calling introduced
0+ dialling prefix was introduced to allow dialling for types of
calls that previously required an operator to handle e.g. collect
calls, billing charges to another number, "person-to-person" calls
placed to reach a specific person.
1966 - long distance dialling begins
Capability is introduced to dial other subscriber numbers in the
North American Numbering Plan (NANP)
(known as Direct Distance Dialing or DDD).
See Caribbean Nations.
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