Why does my # always need a 1- in front?

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Why do people living in the same city as me need to put a 1- in front of my number to text me, or else they get someone else entirely?
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Lynda Kroeker

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That shouldn't be happening. You should call technical support at *611 from your Koodo phone. So you're saying if someone texts you at (for example) 6472223333 you won't receive it, but if they text you at 16472223333 then you receive it?
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That is really weird. +1 is simply the country code (i.e Canada).... Let us know if you were able to contact Koodo.