Area code 708 was created in 1989 when the area code 312 got a split. The code 708 serves Chicago which is the largest as well as the most populous city of the Illinois State of United States. Illinois is East North Central state which is one of the geographic partitions of United States and this partition is composed of five states:
Total six area codes have been introduced within the Chicago city for entertaining the customers with telephone lines resourcefully.
- Code 312 (created in 1947)
- Code 630 (created in 1996)
- Code 331 (created in 2007)
- Code 708 (created in 1989)
- Code 773 (created in 1996)
- Code 464 (Not implemented yet)
The Standard time zone used by all the above area codes is Central Time Zone.
Area code 708 split off in 1996 and new codes 847 and 630 were introduced. Area 708 was exhausted because the available phone numbers were insufficient for fulfilling the rising demands for telephone lines.
Therefore it was decided to split the area. New and unique area codes are assigned to newly created areas. Introducing new codes in existing area provides more and more numbering options. This is how to entertain the telephone customers of particular area resourcefully. Phone numbers can be repeated while keeping the code unique. Area code 464 has been reserved for overlaying the code 708 in future -- if required.
Area codes surrounding the code 708 from four sides are:
- West: 815/779, 630/331
- North: 224/847, 773
- East: 219
- South: 815/779
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Leading institutions, ISPs and Telephone companies in area code 708:
Some of the leading educational institutions serving the area 708 are:
- Dominican University (Ph: 708-5246800)
- Governors State University (Ph: 708-5345000)
- Purdue University (Ph: 708-8625690)
Some of the ISPs offering dialup and dedicated services for the people of 708 areas are:
- Access Kentucky
- Ace Dialup
- Acer Access
- Anglin Internet Service
- Bayarea Internet Solutions
- California Coastal Internet
- Celito Communications
- Covad Communications
- Cybertech Wireless Inc
Some of the main carriers and telephone companies for 708 areas are:
- BROOKS FIBER COMMUNICATIONS - ARKANSAS
- CELLCO PARTNERSHIP DBA VERIZON WIRELESS - AZ
- COOK TELECOM, INC.
- CORR WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC
- LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, LLC - CA
- MCIMETRO, ATS, INC.
- MPOWER COMMUNICATIONS CORP. - CA
- NETWORK SERVICES LLC
- NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC
- PACIFIC BELL
- QWEST CORPORATION
- USA MOBILITY WIRELESS, INC.
Reverse Phone Check for the area code 708:
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