[VoiceOps] Area code 886
jared at compuwizz.net
Fri Jul 24 13:51:02 EDT 2020
Depending on the International vendor, I see the codes 108, 109, 1129,
1139, 1171, 1172, 1173, 1178 being claimed as either valid codes in Canada
or the US. I haven't found much information on them but I believe they are
special in Canada dial codes for certain services and would likely never
complete if a call originated outside of the country.
Watch out for those in ratesheets if your customers dial the 011 prefix for
an International call, it may confuse your LCR/rating engine.
On Fri, Jul 24, 2020 at 10:09 AM John R Levine <johnl at taugh.com> wrote:
> > I think you misread that 886 is reserved for TF. It was released from TF
> reservation in 2003 and us currently unassigned so could pop up anywhere as
> a new code.
> If that is the case, you should tell NANPA. I just downloaded their NPA
> database, dated today. It says:
> 886,General Purpose Code,No,Set aside for toll
> >> On Jul 24, 2020, at 9:22 AM, John Levine <johnl at taugh.com> wrote:
> >> In article <CAM3TTh1u6C0+uwDSWrHfYvh-y=
> aAzOdF_9-eqevHo93w-DWJrw at mail.gmail.com> you write:
> >>> Does anyone know if area code 886 was allocated to Canada and if yes
> >>> in Canada? We were just told by an international vendor that it is a
> >>> area code in Canada yet I can't find anything on it.
> >> You can check the definitive NANPA list at https://nationalnanpa.com/
> >> It says that 886 is reserved for toll-free expansion. Your vendor is
> >> confused.
> >> A long time ago, codes 880, 881, and 882 were used for paid
> >> international calls to North American 800, 888, and 877 numbers, so
> >> they might be telling you a garbled version of that. That hack went
> >> away 15 years ago and those codes are now also reserved for toll-free
> >> expansion._______________________________________________
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