How to dial an international call from an Iridium satellite phone

Dialing sequence

… to another Iridium satellite phone

Calling between Iridium phones is done through the international calling sequence

00881 6eight digits
international exit codeIridium country codeIridium phone number

First: dial ’00’ – the international country code.

Second: dial ‘881 6’ – the country code for Iridium phones.

Third: dial eight digits – the specific Iridium phone code.

… to all other locations

Calling from an Iridium satellite phone follows the basic international call sequence of:

00one to three digit numberremaining numbers
Iridium exit codedestination country codelocal phone number

First: Dial ’00’: The international switchboard is reached from an Iridium satellite phone by dialing exit code ’00’.

Next: Dial the country code of the country being phoned: Country codes are 1 to 3 digits.

Next: Dial the destination local phone number: Local phone numbers vary in length depending on the country being called.

Call sequence to all countries of the world

For specific calling instructions for each country, see the specific country’s calling page.

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