Honduras: Additional Digit for Fixed Line Telephones

From November a new digit will be added to all fixed line telephone numbers.

Friday, August 27, 2010

The digit "2" will be added to the beginning of current numbers, stated the Honduran National Telecommunications Commission (CONATEL in Spanish).

According to Proceso Digital, CONATEL authorities say this project will enable the regulator to better manage the technical aspects of fixed telephony operators, whether state or private owned.

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Honduras Adds a Digit to Landlines

November 2010

Staring November 14th, the digit "2" was prefixed to current numbers.

The measure to extend the number ranges nationwide was taken by initiative of the National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel).

Maria Estela Cardona, told Conatel Tiempo.hn that "migration is safe and beneficial to all fixed telephone users.

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