Telephone numbers in Chile

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Chile telephone numbers
Location
Country Chile
Continent South America
Access codes
Country calling code +56
International call prefix 1xx0
Trunk prefix 0

The following telephone numbers in Chile are geographic area codes for international calls terminating in Chile, grouped by geographic zone, as well as the carrier codes and procedures for dialling across geographic zones based on the telephone service provider.

Geographic area codes[edit]

Northern Zone[edit]

Central Zone[edit]

Central-Southern Zone[edit]

Southern Zone[edit]

Addition of a new digit in current landlines numbers[edit]

Chile telecommunications office, SUBTEL, announced that there will be a change[2] in the way calls are made to landlines throughout the country. An extra «2» will be inserted to all landline phone numbers. The change is gradual and will finish taking place by June, 2013. In Santiago (Region Metropolitana) and Arica, this change has already occurred respectively on November 24, 2012 and October 20, 2012. In the other regions of Chile this change will take place between May and June 2013.

Now when calling from landline to landline you will add the extra “2” at the beginning of the number. Therefore you will now dial 2 + XXX XXXX as opposed to just the number. When calling from a cell phone to a landline you will add the extra “2” after the initial “0”. Therefore you would dial 022 + XXX XXXX as opposed to 02 + XXX XXXX.

Geographical Zones[edit]

Special Services[edit]

There are a number of special numbers for public services, and they are in the format 1XY. The most important ones are:

  • 130 Forest fires (Incendios forestales)
  • 131 Ambulance (SAMU)
  • 132 Firefighters (Bomberos)
  • 133 Police Emergency (Emergencias Policiales)
  • 134 Investigaciones
  • 135 Drugs hot line (Fono drogas)[3]
  • 136 Mountain Rescue (Cuerpo de Socorro Andino)
  • 137 Sea Rescue (Rescate Marítimo de la Armada)
  • 139 Police Information (Informaciones Policiales)
  • 147 Child abuse (Fono niños)
  • 149 Family Violence (Fono familia)

Long Distance Carriers[edit]

In Chile it is possible to choose the carrier for long distance calls every time and therefore to obtain the best rate for any destination. Long distance carriers have a prefix that must be dialed when calling long distance. For:

  • National destination (outside your current area): XXX + area + phone
  • International destination : XXX + 0 + country code + area + phone

The current carrier codes are:[4]

  • 110 Claro Chile
  • 111 VTR Chile
  • 112 Convergia Chile
  • 113 Transam
  • 114 E-Newcarrier.com Chile
  • 115 Empresa de Telecomunicaciones Netonone
  • 116 Heilsberg
  • 119 Concert Chile
  • 120 Globus
  • 121 Telefónica del Sur
  • 122 Gtd Manquehue
  • 123 Entel Larga Distancia
  • 124 GSP Chile
  • 125 Equant Chile
  • 127 Sur Telecomunicaciones
  • 151 Astro
  • 153 STEL-CHILE S.A
  • 154 MiCarrier Telecomunicaciones
  • 155 Claro Chile
  • 158 Fibersat
  • 169 Carrier 169
  • 170 Impsat Chile
  • 170 Global Crossing
  • 171 Claro Chile
  • 176 NetChile
  • 177 Empresa de Transporte de Señales
  • 180 Hogar de Cristo
  • 181 Movistar
  • 188 Telefónica CTC

Mobile phone numbers[edit]

Mobile network: 8 digits, starting with digits 9, 8, 7, 6 or 5.

Calls from a landline phone to mobile phones have to use the non-geographical prefix 09. e.g.: 09 9XXX-XXXX, 09 8XXX-XXXX, 09 7XXX-XXXX, 09 6XXX-XXXX, 09 5XXX-XXXX.

Calls between mobile phones have to be dialed without the non-geographical prefix. e.g.: 9XXX-XXXX, 8XXX-XXXX, 7XXX-XXXX, 6XXX-XXXX, 5XXX-XXXX.

IP Telephony[edit]

The Undersecretariat of Telecommunications (Subtel) created the possibility of telephone service using Internet as a connection technology.[5] The dialing plan was modified to have a zone and uses the prefix 44, resulting in numbers such as 044XXXXXXXX for members using IP Telephony.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Temas de Ayuda para Cliente". Retrieved 2009-05-03. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Región Metropolitana se prepara para Cambio de Numeración en Telefonía Fija". Subsecretario de Telecomunicaciones. 
  3. ^ "135 - FONO DROGAS". Retrieved 2009-05-02. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Lista de carriers en Chile". Retrieved 2010-03-29. 
  5. ^ "SUBTEL PUBLICA ESPERADO REGLAMENTO DE VOZ SOBRE INTERNET". Subtel. 2008-06-16. Retrieved 2009-05-02.