Saskatchewan is Officially using 3 Saskatchewan Area Codes. In Which 1 Of Them Are Overlay Codes. when the numbering system was established in 1947 Saskatchewan originally has one Area Code 306 Which Covers The Entire State. After Increasing Population And Telephone use to need a further Area Code to meet the demand 2 other Saskatchewan Area Codes Are Establish. The most recently added was 639 in 2013 as an overlap of 306 And Today Area Code 306 Is the Most Populated Areas.
What Is Area Code?
Area code is a three-digit code in which the US and other countries are divided. It is Also a local telephone dialing code where They Call each other With These Codes.
List Of Saskatchewan Area Codes:
They Currently Utilizing 3 Area Codes (2 Are in Service And 1 put into service on 2021)
The Regions Which Are Served By Saskatchewan Area Codes:-
306 – It Serves The Entire Regions.
639 – It is An Overlap Of Area Code 306 And Serves The Entire Region.
474 – It Will Be Active On 2021 And Overlaps With Area Code 306 And 639.
History & Changes Of Saskatchewan Area Codes:-
In 01/01/1947:- Area code 306 was set into service.
In 05/25/2013:- Area code 639 was set into service as an overlap of area code 306.
On 10/02/2021:- Area code 474 will be set into service as a given overlap including the existing area code overlap (639 and 306). Area code 474 will cover the whole region of Saskatchewan.
Why are area codes added?
When The Current Area Codes Expires Or Increase in the use of cellular phones, modems, and Internet access It Creates Problems. So That why Area Codes Are Added And each area code has a potential capacity of about 8 million unique phone numbers
Once The new Area Codes Rae assigned there is usually a 6 Months Period To Move. At that time Customers Are Encouraged To Use The Code But Seven Digit Dialling is Allowed. After 6 Months customers are required to use the new telephone no.