Our entry for calling the Pitcairn Islands is currently undergoing more research.
Numbers for Pitcairn may be listed through New Zealand’s country code (+64) or an Inmarsat satellite phone system (country code +870). Older Inmarsat numbers listed under country codes +872 have been migrated to country code +870.
Calling to the Pitcairn Islands
Calling within the Pitcairn Islands
Calls between Inmarsat satellite phones on the Pitcairn Islands are dialed through the international calling sequence (even though they are calling within the same country code).
When calling within the same area code (or between mobile phones) do not dial the trunk prefix or the area code.
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First: dial ’00’ – the international country code.
Second: dial ‘870’ – the country code for Inmarsat phones.
Third: dial nine digits – the specific Inmarsat phone code.
Pitcairn (Inmarsat) phone numbers explained
Inmarsat satellite phone numbers are nine digits.
There are no area codes or phone number designators – each phone is assigned its own phone number.
Calling internationally from Pitcairn Island
’00’ is used as an international exit code when dialing an international call from Pitcairn Island.
Sources and more resources
- International Telecommunications Union – DIALLING PROCEDURES (INTERNATIONAL PREFIX, NATIONAL (TRUNK) PREFIX AND NATIONAL (SIGNIFICANT) NUMBER) (IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITU-T RECOMMENDATION E.164 (11/2010)) – collection of dialing procedures for all countries and regions of the world. Retrieved 8 October 2016
- International Telecommunications Union – Inmarsat (country code +870) Communication of 15.VII.2008 – details of Inmarsat’s telephone numbering plan as submitted to the ITU. Retrieved 11 October 2016
- Wikipedia – Telephone numbers in the Pitcairn Islands – Wikipedia entry for telephone number data for the Pitcairn Islands.