016973 Area Code - Wigton

The 016973 area code is used for Wigton (County of Cumbria) and the areas directly surrounding Wigton, which includes 5 distinct locations. Most 016973 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 Wigton area.

Previously, the area used 06973 as their area code. This changed in April 1995 during the phONEday event, where it was changed to the 016973 area code to accommodate the growing population and supplement the shrinking supply of phone numbers in Cumbria.

Number Structure

Area CodeNumber
016973x xxxx

Locations Covered

Cost of calling 016973 numbers

Typically, calls to the 016973 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

CodeProviderAssigned
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016973 20BT27/07/2009
016973 21BT27/07/2009
016973 22BT27/07/2009
016973 23BT27/07/2009
016973 24BT27/07/2009
016973 25Gamma Telecom Holdings Ltd23/09/2009
016973 26Sky UK Limited01/07/2013
016973 30BT08/03/2011
016973 31BT08/03/2011
016973 32BT08/03/2011
016973 33BT08/03/2011
016973 340Simwood eSMS Limited05/04/2013
016973 341IOVOX Limited22/08/2013
016973 342TalkTalk Communications Limited24/04/2014
016973 343YayYay Limited24/04/2015
016973 344Inet Telecoms Ltd (Voipfone)13/01/2015
016973 345Resilient PLC19/05/2014
016973 346Metronet (UK) Limited21/05/2019
016973 347IOVOX Limited23/10/2014
016973 348Metronet (UK) Limited21/05/2019
016973 349Voiceflex Limited08/07/2015
016973 400IOVOX Limited28/07/2015
016973 402Number Services Ltd.22/11/2018
016973 403Kalnet4U Ltd21/03/2016
016973 404I.T Communications Limited09/11/2015
016973 405Adepteo Limited19/10/2016
016973 406Colt Technology Services07/07/2016
016973 407Hemshore Ltd16/05/2016
016973 408IOVOX Limited17/05/2016
016973 409Fuse 2 Communications Ltd03/07/2017
016973 41BT27/07/2009
016973 42BT27/07/2009
016973 43BT27/07/2009
016973 44BT27/07/2009
016973 45BT27/07/2009
016973 460Club Communications31/07/2018
016973 461TalkTalk Communications Limited31/07/2018
016973 462Sky UK Limited04/11/2019
016973 463Dial 9 Communications Limited09/01/2020
016973 466IP Voice Networks Ltd28/09/2017
016973 469DIDWW Ireland Limited22/01/2019
016973 49BT27/07/2009
016973 5BT15/07/1994
016973 60BT27/07/2009
016973 61BT27/07/2009
016973 66BT27/07/2009
016973 69BT27/07/2009
016973 70Timico Limited15/03/2016
016973 71BT28/11/2007
016973 72AQL Wholesale Ltd27/12/2007
016973 73Timico Limited20/05/2008
016973 74Nodemax Limited11/07/2008
016973 76Barritel Limited26/11/2008
016973 88Vodafone Ltd (C&W)09/09/2013
016973 89Vodafone Ltd (C&W)09/09/2013
016973 90Inclarity Communications Limited29/11/2010
016973 93Net Solutions Europe Limited16/02/2006
016973 94Redcentric Solutions Limited05/06/2015
016973 96TTNC Limited15/11/2013
016973 97Spitfire Network Services Limited30/08/2006
016973 98Suretec Systems Ltd07/05/2010

Map of Wigton

Other Area Codes in this County (Cumbria)

CodeCity
01228Carlisle
01229Barrow in Furness and Millom
012292Barrow-in-Furness
012293Millom
012294Barrow-in-Furness
012295Barrow-in-Furness
012296Barrow-in-Furness
012297Millom
012298Barrow-in-Furness
012299Millom
01539Kendal
015394Hawkshead
015395Grange-over-Sands
015396Sedbergh
01697Brampton
016974Raughton Head
016977Brampton
01768Penrith
017683Appleby
017684Pooley Bridge
017687Keswick
01900Workington
01931Shap
01946Whitehaven
019467Gosforth

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