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  1. Apr 13, 2022 · A ten-digit dialed telephone call requires entering both the three-digit area code and the seven-digit telephone number to complete the call, even if the area code is the same area code as your own. When an area code transitions to ten-digit dialing, you will no longer be able to dial seven digits to make a local call.

  2. Remember, it varies from location to location. For example, in the US, this is the format you'd use: 1) Dial “011” on your keypad. This is the international access code. 2) Enter the country code next. 3) Dial the city/area code, if applicable. 4) Input the remaining digits of the phone number.

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    Djibouti

    All telephone numbers in Djibouti are eight digits long. Fixed line numbers start with 21 or 27, then a fixed line locality code, followed by four digits. Mobile numbers start with 77, then a mobile line locality code, followed by four digits. The international dialing code for Djibouti is +253, so the format becomes "+253 XX YY ZZ ZZ".

    Morocco

    All telephone numbers in Morocco are 10 digits long (initial 0 plus nine numbers). Landline numbers start with 05, followed by two digits for the regional area RR, then two digits for the local area LL, then 4 digits for the subscriber number XX XX: ("05 RR LL XX XX" or "05RR LL XX XX"). Mobile numbers start with 06 or 07, followed by the subscriber number ("06 XX XX XX XX" or "07 XX XX XX XX"). The international dialing code for Morocco is +212, so the format becomes "+212 Y XX XX XX XX" or...

    Kenya

    Telephone numbers in Kenya uses a 9 digit format. The 9 digits used for local calls start with a "0" (trunk prefix) for domestic calls, followed by the 3 digit area/provider code and the final 6 digits (07XX XXX XXX). The international code for Kenya is "+254".

    China

    Telephone numbers in Chinaare 10 or 11 digits long (excluding an initial zero which is required at times) and fall in at least four distinct categories: 1. Landlines: In China, the length of phone numbers varies from city to city. It is usually written as (0XXX) YYY YYYY (For landlines registered in large metropolises, it is written in the format (0XXX) YYYY YYYY), where 0 is the trunk code, XXX is the area code (2 or 3 digits) and YYYY YYYY is the local number (7 or 8 digits). For example, (...

    Hong Kong and Macau

    Every number, except special service numbers, is an 8-digit number; they are grouped as XXXX YYYY. There are no area codes.

    India

    Telephone numbers in Indiaare 10 digits long (excluding an initial zero which is required at times) and fall in at least four distinct categories: 1. Landlines: Written as AAA-BBBBBBB, where AAA is the Subscriber Trunk Dialing code (long distance code) and BBBBBBB is the phone number. The total length of the Subscriber Trunk Dialing code and the phone number is 10 digits. The Subscriber Trunk Dialing code can be from 2 digits (11 or 011) up to 4 digits long. 2. Mobiles: Written as AAAAA-BBBBB...

    Australia

    Most Australian telephone numbers are 10 digits long, and are generally written 0A BBBB BBBB or 04XX XXX XXX for mobile telephone numbers, where 0A is the optional "area code" (2,3,7,8) and BBBB BBBB is the subscriber number. (http://www.acma.gov.au/Industry/Telco/Numbering/Numbering-Plan/phone-number-meanings-numbering-i-acma) When the number is to be seen by an international audience, it is written +61 A BBBB BBBB or +61 4XX XXX XXX. When written for a local audience, the optionalarea code...

    New Zealand

    Almost all New Zealand telephone numbers are seven digits long, with a single-digit access code and a single-digit area code for long-distance domestic calls. Traditionally, the number was given as (0A) BBB-BBBB, with the two first digits (the STD code) often omitted for local calls. The brackets and the dash are also often omitted. Mobile numbers follow the same format, but with the area code being two digits, i.e. (02M) BBB-BBBB. ( Some mobile numbers are longer: (021)02BBBBBB, (021)08BBBBB...

    Belgium

    Belgian telephone numbers consist of two major parts: Firstly '0', secondly the "zone prefix" (A) which is 1 or 2 digits long for landlines and 3 digits long for mobile phones and thirdly the "subscriber's number" (B). Land lines are always 9 digits long. They are prefixed by a zero, followed by the zone prefix. Depending on the length of the zone prefix, the subscriber's number consists of either 6 or 7 digits. Hence land line numbers are written either 0AA BB BB BB or 0A BBB BB BB. Mobile p...

    Denmark

    Danish telephone numbersare eight digits long and are normally written 1. in four groups of two digits each, with the groups separated by spaces: AA AA AA AA, 2. in two groups of four digits each, with the groups separated by a space: AAAA AAAA, 3. in one group of two digits followed by two groups of three digits each, with the groups separated by spaces: AA AAA AAA, or 4. all in one go: AAAAAAAA. The third option, AA AAA AAA is not commonly used for personal (landline or mobile) numbers, but...

    France

    French telephone numbersare 10 digits long, usually written in groups of two separated by spaces, in the format 0A BB BB BB BB where 0 (the trunk prefix) was created in 1996 to be a carrier selection code, and A is the "territorial area code" included in the subscriber number A BB BB BB BB. Sometimes, it is also written in the format 0A.BB.BB.BB.BB using periods instead of spaces, but this is less common. The A (territorial area code) can be 1 to 5 (for geographic-based numbers, according to...

    United States, Canada, and other NANP countries

    Twenty-four countries and territories share the North American Numbering Plan (NANP), with a single country code. The formatting convention for phone numbers is NPA-NXX-XXXX, where NPA is the three digit area code and NXX-XXXX is the seven digit subscriber number. The prefix NXX of the subscriber number is a code for the local central office, unique in the numbering plan area. The place holder N stands for the digits 2 to 9, as the subscriber number may not begin with the digits 0 and 1. It i...

    Canada

    The Canadian Government has stated on its Language Portal of Canada that numbers are to be written with a hyphen between each sequence, as follows: 1-NPA-NXX-XXXX or NPA-NXX-XXXX.10-digit dialing is now required throughout most of Canada, including all of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island, as well as most of Ontario. Areas not yet requiring 10-digit dialing are Ontario's 807 area code, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, the Yukon, North...

    Mexico

    Mexican phone numbers are 10 digits long. Phone numbers can consist of a 2 digit (NN) area code plus an eight digit local number (ABCD XXXX) or a 3 digit area code (NNN) plus a seven digit local number (ABC XXXX). As of August 3, 2019 all the indicators and access codes (01, 044, 045) are deprecated, therefore all kind of phone numbers, land/home and mobile ones, will be dialed to 10 digits. The formatting convention of a phone number is 1. ABCD XXXX or NN ABCD XXXX or (NN) ABCD-XXXX 2. ABC X...

    Some Central American countries write the country code for their own and other Central American countries in parentheses, instead of using a + sign, as recommended by E.123. For example, for a number in Costa Rica they would write (506) 2222-2222 instead of +506 2222-2222. On the other hand, Guatemala does have the custom of using the + sign. It is...

    Argentina

    Argentine telephone numbers always consist of 11 digits, including the geographical area code.

    Brazil

    Brazil is divided into 67 two-digit geographical area codes, all of which with eight-digit numbers, in the format AA NNNN-NNNN, except for cell phones, which contain nine digits, usually in the format AA 9NNNN-NNNN.

    Peru

    Peru uses 2-digit area codes followed by 6-digit subscriber numbers outside of Lima. In Lima the area code is "1" and the subscriber number has 7 digits, divided XXX XXXX. The "trunk 0" is often used, especially for numbers outside Lima. For example, a phone number in Arequipa might be written (054) XX-XXXX. Cellphone numbers used to have 8 digits with the first digit always being 9. In 2008 an additional digit was added to cellphone numbers, while land numbers remained the same. The previous...

    The sector issued recommendation entitled Notation for national and international telephone numbers, e-mail addresses and Web addresses.

  4. As of today, the NANP or North American Number Plan supports only 10 digits. The first three digits are the area code. You have the ability to add # at the end of the phone number. It should help speed up the set-up time of the call. If needed, we could go to a four digit area code. There are no plans to migrate to a four digit area code.

  5. For certain countries, Twilio offers national phone numbers, which are also sometimes called non-geographic phone numbers. These are phone numbers in ranges designated to be reachable from the entire country at the same price anywhere in the country as a local phone call. Unlike geographic phone numbers, which are tied to a particular city or ...