BARBADOS AREA CODE CHANGE INFORMATION

All Barbados exchanges are being moved from the 809 (Carribbean) NPA
to a new area code, 246.  The following exchanges (NXX) are involved:

228 229 230 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427
428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 976

Permissive dialing period begins July 1, 1996.
Permissive dialing period ends January 15, 1997.

Test number: (246) 809-4200 gives recording if successfully dialed.

Source: Bellcore IL-95/12-006.  Accuracy of sources not guaranteed.
Posted by: Pierre Thomson, Telecom Manager, CE Service