Milton Keynes to be ‘on par with New York’ following area code enforcement



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From October 1 this year, everyone in Milton Keynes using a landline phone will have to dial the full 01908 area code for local calls - even if they are calling their neighbour.

The move has been welcomed by Biztech, the business and technology forum for the new city and the South East Midlands.

Fredi Nonyelu, the chairman of Biztech, said: “This move will create enough new numbers to last between five and 10 years, after then Milton Keynes will have two codes, putting the city on a par with New York.


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