What is an 08 Number in UK?

What is an 08 Number in UK?

UK telephone numbers beginning with ’08’ are used by many different organisations. They are commonly used for customer enquiry centres, helplines and chargeable information services. Organisations use 08 numbers because of features which include: Special charge rates – either free-to-call or income-generating.

Does it cost to call 08 numbers?

The same rules apply on mobiles and landlines for calling numbers beginning with 08. Numbers beginning 0800 or 0808 are free to call, but any other number starting with 08 will be more expensive.

What country code is 08?

Ireland’s country code is 08.

Do mobile numbers start with 08?

08 – Service Numbers Numbers starting with 08 are primarily used by businesses and are charged at special rates. Calls to numbers beginning 084 and 087 attract a surcharge of up to 13p per minute or per call, to pay for the service being provided.

What happened to local dialling in the 01202 area?

In November 2012, local dialling was removed for calls within the 01202 area allowing subscriber numbers beginning 0 or 1 to be issued locally and buying more time before an additional area code or code change is required.

What is the area code for UK telephone number?

UK telephone number area codes Code Area 012299 Millom 01233 Ashford (Kent) 01234 Bedford 01235 Abingdon

What is the call price for 0844 and 0871 numbers from BT?

The call price for 0844 and 0871 numbers from a BT landline is the revenue-share premium and no additional markup, by regulation. From landlines other than BT, the call price for 0844 and 0871 numbers is usually higher than from BT landlines as those other operators add their own unregulated markup on top of the revenue share.

What happened to the 084 and 087 phone numbers?

Instead, in 2010 to 2012, Ofcom eventually consulted on re-organisation of the whole of the 084 and 087 number ranges. After ICSTIS consultation in 2006 and 2007 numbers beginning 0871 (and 0872) began to be regulated by PhonepayPlus, the premium rate services regulator from 1 August 2009.