Personal communications service (NANP)

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This article is about the North American Numbering Plan 5XX area codes. For the mobile phone technology, see Personal Communications Service.

A personal communications service in the North American Numbering Plan is a special-purpose telephone number contained in area code 500, 533, 544,[1] or 566, defined by ATIS as "a set of capabilities that allows some combination of personal mobility, terminal mobility, and service profile management".[2]


  1. ^ "Assignment of NPA 544 for Personal Communications Services (PCS)" (PDF). North American Numbering Plan Administration. 2010-09-28. Retrieved 2010-09-28. 
  2. ^ "Personal Communications Services (PCS) 5YY NXX Code Assignment Guidelines". Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions. 2008-06-30. Retrieved 2008-08-28. 

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