TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Re: What is Area Code 113?

Re: What is Area Code 113?

Robert Bonomi (
Mon, 03 Oct 2005 14:22:04 -0000

In article <>, IMAFriend
<> wrote:

> I keep getting a phone call from area code 113. Does anyone have any
> idea what that is?

> Thanks,

> DougB

> [TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: It is bogus, as far as 'area codes' are
> concerned. It is either some sort of number for special billing
> purposes, or a deliberatly misprogrammed entry as is sometimes done
> by companies such as telemarketing firms or collection agencies to
> prevent you from knowing their real number. PAT]

If something is truncating the leftmost digit of the read-out --
limited display, maybe, or something in the telco itself -- it could
be a call from the Netherlands.

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