How to Dial

Fishers Island Telephone is now ten digit compliant.

Example (from Listing): Fishers Island Telephone Corp… 788-7001
Dial 631-788-7001


Local Information

For Fishers Island Telephone Numbers

  • Weekdays 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Dial 631-788-7001
  • Other Times: Dial 1 + area code +555-1212,                  (surcharge will apply)

Direct Distance Dialing (DDD) Station to Station Calls

  • Within the 631 area: Dial 1 + 631 + listed number
  • Other Areas: Dial 1 + area code + listed number

How to use Direct Distance Dialing if you don’t know the area code or number:

  • First get the Area Code if you don’t know it – Dial the “Operator”
    ask for the area codes for the state you want to call
  • Then get the Number – Dial the “Information Operator”
    Dial 1 + Area Code + 555-1212
    When the Information Operator answers, first give the city or town, then the name and address you are calling. If the place you are calling is not listed, dial “Operator” and ask for information in the distant city.
  • Dial the Call – following the DDD Dialing instructions above.

Long Distance Calls

To make an out-of-state, operator-assisted long distance call:
Dial 0 + Area Code + Number

To reach the out-of-state long distance operator:
Dial 00

To make an interstate call through a specific long distance company other than the one serving the line you are using:
Dial 1 + 0 + 1 + Carrier Access Code (4 digits) + 1
(for direct-calling)
Call 1 + 0 + 1 + Carrier Access Code (4 digits) + 0
(for operator-assisted calling)


International Calls

International Calling Plans available. Sign up: 631-788-7001

  • First, dial the international access code: 011
  • Next, the country code: (a 2 or 3 digit number)
  • Then, the city code: (a 1 to 5 digit number)
  • Then, the local number

Example: To place a call to London with a country code of 44 and a city code of 1, you would dial:

011 + 44 + 1 + 1234567

3-Digit Area Code
All telephone numbers are assigned a three-digit area code. When calling a number in a different area code, you must include the area code.
If You Need Assistance

Dial “Operator”

They will be glad to help you.
Surcharges Apply.

Long Distance Carrier
AT&T is our Long Distance Carrier.

Residential calling plans are available.  Contact our office for current rates.  For Business Calling Plans call AT&T – 1-888-944-0447.