“8” to disappear from phone numbers from October 15

15:27, 09 September 2009
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Ukrtelecom will maintain  the old format of the phone numbers with “8” up to October 15, 2009.

 The press office of the State Communications Service of Ukraine disclosed this to UNIAN.

According to the report, all operators will switch from 0XX to XX national zone codes, replace national (long-distance) code “8” with “0”, the international code “8-10” with “0-0” and introduce the “45” national code zone for Kyiv Oblast.

At the same time, according to the State Communications Service of Ukraine, “during a day, till October 15, 2009”  both new and old formats of the national code zone and national identification codes of operators will be valid.

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