[VoiceOps] Area code 886
jared at compuwizz.net
Fri Jul 24 14:16:19 EDT 2020
Thanks for the info. I'm sure why the codes started popping up in at least
5 Tier 1 International rate decks about 6 months ago. At least now I know
why they exist.
On Fri, Jul 24, 2020 at 11:02 AM Paul Timmins <ptimmins at clearrate.com>
> 11xx codes are a pulse dial substitute for the matching *xx code. so 1167
> sets the privacy flag just like *67 does. They're not dialable outside of a
> class 5 end user.
> (12xx replaces the #)
> *From:* VoiceOps <voiceops-bounces at voiceops.org> on behalf of Jared
> Geiger <jared at compuwizz.net>
> *Sent:* Friday, July 24, 2020 1:51 PM
> *To:* VoiceOps
> *Subject:* Re: [VoiceOps] Area code 886
> Semi related:
> 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
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