last month being with koodo cause of the 249 area code

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last month being with koodo cause of the 249 area code people try calling me and it says long didtance or not going thru and lots of people dont answer to the 249 area code so if I cant get a 705 area code by the end of the month like 1 of the people said I could that works there if not that means I got lied to and I am gone to bell or telus
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249 was added in 2011 and should work just fine, people in your area will not be paying long distance. There are also no more dropped calls than any other area code.

Availability of 705 depends on if there is an open slot for a new number (if someone else cancels their number it will eventually become available again)... Bell, Telus and Koodo all draw from the same pool so you might run into the same problem in getting a number.

So you weren't lied to :) Hope that explains it a little better for you....