016865 Area Code - Newtown

The 016865 area code is used for Newtown (Council of Powys) and the areas directly surrounding Newtown, which includes 6 distinct locations. Most 016865 numbers are used for landlines. However, they can also be purchased by companies or organizations to be used for services that don’t have any connection to the Newtown area.

Previously, the area used 06865 as their area code. This changed in April 1995 during the phONEday event, where it was changed to the 016865 area code to accommodate the growing population and supplement the shrinking supply of phone numbers in Powys.

Number Structure

Area CodeNumber
016865x xxxx

Locations Covered

Cost of calling 016865 numbers

Typically, calls to the 016865 area code are very affordable and are some of the cheapest apart from freephone numbers. During peak times when calling from a landing, expect to pay between 10p to 12p per minute. In the evening or on the weekend, it will cost you between 5p and 10p per minute. If you are calling from a mobile phone, these costs increase to 30p to 50p per minute.

Prefixes and Providers

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01686 501TalkTalk Communications Limited12/02/2013
01686 502Barritel Limited03/08/2011
01686 503Barritec Limited28/09/2011
01686 504Internexus Networks Limited22/11/2011
01686 505Inet Telecoms Ltd (Voipfone)30/01/2015
01686 506Hello Telecom (UK) Limited12/12/2011
01686 507Orbtalk Limited23/02/2012
01686 508Bicom Systems EURL01/03/2012
01686 509API Telecom Limited05/04/2012
01686 510Simwood eSMS Limited05/04/2013
01686 512i.net communications Group PLC03/07/2013
01686 513IOVOX Limited22/08/2013
01686 514Redwood Technologies Ltd15/11/2018
01686 515Minotaur Telecom Limited05/02/2013
01686 517Dial 9 Communications Limited08/01/2020
01686 521Sky UK Limited24/12/2015
01686 522Kalnet4U Ltd21/03/2016
01686 523Adepteo Limited19/10/2016
01686 524Zapappi Ltd05/01/2018
01686 525Hemshore Ltd16/05/2016
01686 526Number Services Ltd.22/11/2018
01686 527I.T Communications Limited12/06/2017
01686 529IP Voice Networks Ltd20/09/2017

Map of Newtown

Area Codes in this Council (Powys)

01591Llanwrtyd Wells
01597Llandrindod Wells
01650Cemmaes Road
01686Newtown and Llanidloes
01982Builth Wells

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