016868 Area Code - Newtown

The 016868 area code is used for Newtown (Council of Powys) and the areas directly surrounding Newtown, which includes 6 distinct locations. Most 016868 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 06868 as their area code. This changed in April 1995 during the phONEday event, where it was changed to the 016868 area code to accommodate the growing population and supplement the shrinking supply of phone numbers in Powys.

Number Structure

Area CodeNumber
016868x xxxx

Locations Covered

Cost of calling 016868 numbers

Typically, calls to the 016868 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 805Gamma Telecom Holdings Ltd15/11/2012
01686 806Gamma Telecom Holdings Ltd15/11/2012
01686 807Gamma Telecom Holdings Ltd15/11/2012
01686 808Gamma Telecom Holdings Ltd15/11/2012
01686 809Gamma Telecom Holdings Ltd15/11/2012
01686 81TTNC Limited12/11/2013
01686 82Syntec Limited07/12/2005
01686 830Inclarity Communications Limited25/02/2013
01686 831Inclarity Communications Limited25/02/2013
01686 832Inclarity Communications Limited08/11/2012
01686 835Inclarity Communications Limited25/02/2013
01686 85GCI Network Solutions Ltd26/04/2017
01686 86BT29/03/1995
01686 880Magrathea Telecommunications Limited17/11/2011
01686 881Magrathea Telecommunications Limited17/11/2011
01686 887Magrathea Telecommunications Limited17/11/2011
01686 888Magrathea Telecommunications Limited17/11/2011
01686 889Magrathea Telecommunications Limited17/11/2011
01686 890Linear Telecoms Limited14/10/2010

Map of Newtown

Area Codes in this Council (Powys)

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

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