Q&A/Area Codes

Q. HOW DOES 101-6868 WORK?

A. To place a call within the United States & Canada dial 101-6868 followed by 1 + area code + destination number. To make international calls dial 101-6868 followed by 011 + country code + area code + destination number.

Q. WHAT DOES IT COST?

A. You will be billed for only the cost of your calls at low 101-6868 domestic and international rates plus a 59¢ connection charge per call. The only additional charges are taxes, the USF (Universal Service Fund Fee – currently at 15.5%), the Minimum Usage Fee of $2.50 for bills with call charges less than $5.00, and the Long Distance Exchange (LEC) fee of 11.9% which is used to recover the cost of billing through the exchange carrier.

Q. WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE UNIVERSAL SERVICE FUND (USF) AND THE LOCAL EXCHANGE CARRIER FEE (LEC)?

A. The LEC billing fee allows 101-6868 to recover the costs of billing its customers through the local exchange carriers. This fee applies only to state-to-state calls and international long distance calls. The USF (Universal Service Fund Fee) is a government fee.

Q. WHERE IS 101-6868 AVAILABLE?

A. If your phone number begins with one of the following Area Codes 101-6868 is PROBABLY available to you right now.

Area Code State Area Code State Area Code State Area Code State Area Code State
201 New Jersey 319 Iowa 509 Washington 702 Nevada 847 Illinois
202 Dist. Columbia 321 Florida 510 California 703 Virginia 848 New Jersey
203 Connecticut 323 California 512 Texas 706 Georgia 847 Illinois
205 Alabama 325 Texas 513 Ohio 707 California 857 Massachusetts
206 Washington 330 Ohio 515 Iowa 708 Illinois 858 California
208 Idaho 334 Alabama 516 New York 712 Iowa 859 Kentucky
209 California 337 Louisiana 517 Michigan 713 Texas 860 Connecticut
210 Texas 339 Massacusetts 520 Arizona 714 California 862 New Jersey
212 New York 347 New York 530 California 715 Wisconsin 863 Florida
213 California 351 Massachusetts 540 Virginia 718 New York 865 Tennessee
214 Texas 360 Washington 541 Oregon 719 Colorado 903 Texas
215 Pennsylvania 361 Texas 551 New Jersey 720 Colorado 906 Michigan
216 Ohio 401 Rhode Island 559 California 727 Florida 908 New Jersey
217 Illinois 404 Georgia 561 Florida 732 New Jersey 909 California
218 Minnesota 405 Oklahoma 562 California 734 Michigan 910 North Carolina
219 Indiana 407 Florida 563 Iowa 740 Ohio 912 Georgia
224 Illinois 408 California 564 Washington 754 Florida 914 New York
225 Louisiana 409 Texas 567 Ohio 760 California 915 Texas
234 Ohio 410 Maryland 571 Virginia 765 Indiana 916 California
239 Florida 413 Massachusetts 573 Missouri 770 Georgia 918 Oklahoma
240 Maryland 415 California 574 Indiana 772 Florida 920 Wisconsin
248 Michigan 417 Missouri 580 Oklahoma 773 Illinois 925 California
251 Alabama 419 Ohio 586 Michigan 774 Massachusetts 928 Arizona
253 Washington 423 Tennessee 601 Mississippi 775 Nevada 936 Texas
254 Texas 425 Washington 602 Arizona 781 Massachusetts 937 Ohio
256 Alabama 430 Texas 606 Kentucky 786 Florida 940 Texas
260 Indiana 432 Texas 608 Wisconsin 804 Virginia 941 Florida
262 Wisconsin 434 Virginia 609 New Jersey 805 California 949 California
267 Pennsylvania 440 Ohio 610 Pennsylvania 806 Texas 951 California
276 Virginia 443 Maryland 617 Massachusetts 810 Michigan 954 Florida
281 Texas 469 Texas 618 Illinois 812 Indiana 956 Texas
301 Maryland 470 Georgia 619 California 813 Florida 959 Connecticut
302 Delaware 475 Connecticut 623 Arizona 814 Pennsylvannia 970 Colorado
303 Colorado 478 Georgia 626 California 815 Illinios 971 Oregon
304 West Virginia 479 Arkansas 630 Illinois 817 Texas 972 Texas
305 Florida 480 Arizona 631 New York 818 California 973 New Jersey
309 Illinois 484 Pennsylvania 646 New York 828 North Carolina 978 Massachusetts
310 California 501 Arkansas 650 California 830 Texas 979 Texas
312 Illinois 503 Oregon 661 California 831 California 989 Michigan
313 Michigan 505 New Mexico 678 Georgia 832 Texas
318 Louisiana 508 Massachusetts 682 Texas 845 New York
If your Area Code is not on the list, 101-6868 services may be coming to your area soon.
Please call 1-888-660-5377 for details or email us

Q. HOW AM I BILLED FOR CALLS I MAKE USING 101-6868?

A. Charges appear on your regular local phone bill. If you no longer have a local phone company, please be aware that you will receive a bill directly from our billing division, Startec Global Communications.

Q. WHAT OTHER COSTS ARE THERE?

A. You will be billed for only the cost of your calls at low 101-6868 domestic and international rates. The only additional charges are taxes, the USF (Universal Service Fund Fee), the Minimum Usage Fee of $2.50 for bills with call charges less than $5.00, and the LEC billing fee which allows 101-6868 to recover the costs of billing its customers through the local exchange carriers.

Q. WHAT IF I HAVE DIFFICULTY MAKING MY CALL?

A. No Problem! Call us toll free at 1-888-660-5377. A courteous and efficient Customer Care Associate will be happy to assist you.

Q. IN WHAT INSTANCES WOULD I NOT BE ABLE TO USE 101-6868?

A. Many people ask us this question. The following list includes most of the exceptions to availability of 101-6868 services:

  • Pay Phones
  • Cellular Phones
  • Hotel Room Phones
  • Hospital Room Phones
  • Inmate Lines
  • Not available from some Competitive Local Exchange Carriers

If you receive your local phone bill from a competitive local exchange carrier, call 1-888-660-5377 to see if our service is available to you.

Q.CAN I CALL ANYWHERE WITH 101-6868?

A. Yes, 101-6868 services can reach virtually any phone number in the world that can be dialed directly. At present, operator assistance is not available.

Q. IS 101-6868 SERVICE AVAILABLE FOR BOTH BUSINESS AND HOME USE?

A. YES!

Q. WHY ARE 101-6868 RATES SO LOW?

A.We are a major international long distance carrier. 101-6868 owns and operates one of the largest and most cost-effective state-of-the-art networks in the telecom industry, guaranteeing optimum quality for every call dialed by each 101-6868 customer. Utilization of our state-of-the-art network enables 101-6868 to offer some of the lowest domestic and international rates.

Special rates may apply to calls made to mobile devices (cellular phones, pagers, etc.). Call 1-888-660-5377 to inquire about rates to your country.

We hope this information has been helpful and look forward to assisting you further.