Why People Want To Keep Their Area Codes Even When They Move05:58


In the age of cellphones, people can keep their numbers when they move to a new area code. Some people hold onto their old area codes for sentimental reasons. Others do it for more practical reasons. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Derek Thompson (@DKThomp), senior editor at The Atlantic.

This segment aired on April 22, 2019.

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