'2' day today

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 01 June, 1995, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 01 June, 1995, 12:00am

FROM today, callers must put a '2' in front of all seven-digit telephone numbers to get through. Without it, they will hear a message asking them to dial again with the extra digit. In some areas calls may be delayed or receive an engaged tone if the system jams as people forget the extra figure.