Country Code 979 – International Premium Rate Number

LAST UPDATE: July 27th, 2019

Calling to an International Premium Rate Number

International Premium Rate service phone numbers explained

Phone number structure

Phone numbers are nine digits.

The first digit represents a charge indicator – ‘1’ is ‘high’, ‘3’ is ‘medium’ and ‘5’ is low. ‘9’ is designated as a ‘special’ charge indicator.

The remaining eight digits are the subscriber number.

There is no geographic placement of +979 numbers. They can be anywhere on earth.

An international freephone number may be ‘attached’ to a regular land-line (fixed line) phone, a mobile, VoIP, or a satellite phone system.

Calling from an International Premium Rate Number

International Premium Rate numbers are intended for inbound calls only.

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