History. Until 1985, subscribers'

**telephone numbers in Singapore**were five and six digits. Five digits were introduced in 1960s, whereas 5-digit and 6-digit phone**numbers**were introduced in 1960s as fixed lines grew, but in that year, these changed to seven digits as the introduction of new towns arose (Tampines, Jurong East, Bukit Batok, Yishun and Hougang) and a large number of new**numbers**...**Telephone numbers in Hong Kong**are mostly eight-digit. Fixed land line**numbers**start with 2 or 3, mobile (cellular) phone**numbers**with 5, 6, 7 or 9, pager**numbers**with 7 and forwarding service with 8.011 - 90 - phone number *Use also to TEXT Turkish

**numbers**. **01190 and +90 often work interchangeably from cell phones.