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ITU Operational Bulletin

No. 1185

Information received by 20.XI.2019 ISSN 1564-5223 (Online)
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Dates of publication of the next Operational Bulletins

No. Publication date Including information received by
1186 15.XII.2019 2.XII.2019
1187 1.I.2020 13.XII.2019
1188 15.I.2020 31.XII.2019
1189 1.II.2020 15.I.2020
1190 15.II.2020 31.I.2020
1191 1.III.2020 14.II.2020
1192 15.III.2020 2.III.2020
1193 1.IV.2020 16.III.2020
1194 15.IV.2020 1.IV.2020
1195 1.V.2020 15.IV.2020
1196 15.V.2020 1.V.2020
1197 1.VI.2020 15.V.2020
1198 15.VI.2020 1.VI.2020
1199 1.VII.2020 17.VI.2020
1200 15.VII.2020 1.VII.2020
1201 1.VIII.2020 15.VII.2020
1202 15.VIII.2020 31.VII.2020
1203 1.IX.2020 16.VIII.2020
1204 15.IX.2020 1.IX.2020
1205 1.X.2020 15.IX.2020
1206 15.X.2020 1.X.2020
1207 1.XI.2020 15.X.2020
1208 15.XI.2020 30.X.2020
1209 1.XII.2020 16.XI.2020
1210 15.XII.2020 1.XII.2020

General information

Lists annexed to the ITU Operational Bulletin

A. The following Lists have been published by TSB or BR as Annexes to the ITU Operational Bulletin:

OB No.
1162 Mobile Network Codes (MNC) for the international identification plan for public networks and subscriptions (according to ITU-T E.212 (2016-09)) (position on 2018-12-15 00:00:00 UTC)
1161 List of Issuer Identifier Numbers for the International Telecommunication Charge Card (according to ITU-T E.118 (2006-05)) (position on 2018-12-01)
1154 Status of Radiocommunications between Amateur Stations of different Countries (in accordance with optional provision No. 25.1 of the Radio Regulations) and Form of Call Signs assigned by each Administration to its Amateur and Experimental Stations (position on 2018-08-15)
1125 List of terrestrial trunk radio mobile country codes (according to ITU-T E.218 (2004-5)) (position on 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC)
1125 List of Signalling Area/Network Codes (SANC) (according to ITU-T Q.708 (1999-03)) (position on 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC)
1117 List of mobile country or geographical area codes (according to ITU-T E.212 (2016-09)) (position on 2017-02-01 00:00:00 UTC)
1114 List of Recommendation ITU-T E.164 Assigned Country Codes (according to ITU-T E.164 (2010-11)) (position on 2016-12-15)
1109 List of International Signalling Point Codes (ISPC) (according to ITU-T Q.708 (1999-03)) (position on 2016-10-01)
1096 Legal time 2016
1073 Legal time 2015
1060 List of ITU Carrier Codes (according to ITU-T M.1400 (2013-03)) (position on 2014-09-15 00:00:00 UTC)
1049 Legal time 2014
1027 Legal time 2013
1015 List of Access codes/numbers for mobile networks (according to ITU-T E.164 (2010-11)) (position on 2012-11-01 00:00:00 UTC)
1002 List of Country or Geographical Area Codes for non standard facilities in telematic services (according to ITU-T T.35 (2000-02)) (position on 2012-04-12 00:00:00 UTC)
1001 List of the national authorities designated to assign ITU-T Recommendation T.35 terminal provider codes (according to ITU-T T.35 (2000-02)) (position on 2012-04-15 00:00:00 UTC)
1000 Service Restrictions (Recapitulatory list of service restrictions in force relating to telecommunications operation) (position on 2012-03-15 00:00:00 UTC)
999 Legal time 2012
994 Dialling Procedures (International prefix, national (trunk) prefix and national (significant) number) (according to ITU-T E.164 (2010-11)) (position on 2011-12-15 00:00:00 UTC)
991 Call-Back and alternative calling procedures (position on 2011-11-01 00:00:00 UTC)
980 List of Telegram Destination Indicators (according to ITU-T F.32 (1995-10)) (position on 2011-05-15 00:00:00 UTC)
978 List of Telex Destination Codes (TDC) and Telex Network Identification Codes (TNIC) (position on 2011-04-15 00:00:00 UTC)
977 List of Data Network Identification Codes (DNIC) (according to ITU-T X.121 (2000/10)) (position on 2011-01-01 00:00:00 UTC)
976 List of Data Country or Geographical Area Codes (according to ITU-T X.121 (2000/10)) (position on 2011-03-15 00:00:00 UTC)
974 List of Names of Administration Management Domains (ADMD) (according to ITU-T F.400) (position on 2011-02-15 00:00:00 UTC)
955 Various tones used in national networks (according to ITU-T E.180 (1998-3)) (position on 2010-05-01 00:00:00 UTC)
669 Five-letter Code Groups for the use of the International Public Telegram Service (according to ITU-T F.1 (1998-3))

B. The following Lists are available online from the ITU-T website:

Approval of ITU-T Recommendations

By AAP-70, it was announced that the following ITU-T Recommendations were approved, in accordance with the procedures outlined in Recommendation ITU-T A.8:

  • ITU-T G.709/Y.1331 (2016) Cor 2 (11/2019):
  • ITU-T K.20 (11/2019): Resistibility of telecommunication equipment installed in a telecommunications centre to overvoltages and overcurrents
  • ITU-T K.39 (11/2019): Risk assessment of damages to telecommunication sites due to lightning discharges
  • ITU-T K.40 (11/2019): Protection against lightning electromagnetic impulses in telecommunication centres
  • ITU-T K.66 (11/2019): Protection of customer premises from overvoltages
  • ITU-T K.73 (11/2019): Shielding and bonding for cables between buildings
  • ITU-T K.91 (11/2019): Guidance for assessment, evaluation and monitoring of human exposure to radio frequency electromagnetic fields
  • ITU-T K.142 (11/2019): Lightning protection and earthing of video surveillance systems
  • ITU-T K.143 (11/2019): Guidance on safety relating to the use of surge protective devices and surge protective components in telecommunication terminal equipment
  • ITU-T K.144 (11/2019): Surge protective component application guide - Self-restoring thermally activated overcurrent protectors
  • ITU-T K.145 (11/2019): Assessment and management of compliance with radio frequency electromagnetic field exposure limits for workers at radiocommunication sites and facilities
  • ITU-T L.1305 (11/2019): Data centre infrastructure management system based on big data and artificial intelligence technology
  • ITU-T L.1316 (11/2019): Energy efficiency framework
  • ITU-T L.1380 (11/2019): Smart energy solution for telecom sites
  • ITU-T L.1451 (11/2019): Methodology for assessing the aggregated positive sector-level impacts of ICT in other sectors
  • ITU-T X.1702 (11/2019): Quantum noise random number generator architecture

Telephone Service

In accordance with ITU-T Recommendation E.164

Seychelles +1006

Slovakia +1007

Malaysia +1013

Thailand +1034

São Tomé and Principe +1039

Uruguay +1039

Hong Kong, China +1068

Ukraine +1148

Call-back and alternative calling procedures (Res. 21 Rev. PP-2006)


Abbreviations used in this section


Amd. to List V - List of Ship Stations and Maritime Mobile Service Identity Assignments


RM12             Radionav S. A., Incinta Port Constanta, P.O. Box 1154, 900900 Constanta, Romania.

                  E-mail: , Tel: +40 241 602706, Fax: +40 241 737103,

                        Telex: 14299 radco r, Contact Person: Popa Horia.

Amd. no. 18 to List of Issuer Identifier Numbers for the International Telecommunication Charge Card

In accordance with ITU-T Recommendation E.118 (2006-05)

Position amended originally published as annex to ITU Operational Bulletin No. 1161 — 1.XII.2018

Hong Kong, China   SUP


geographical area

Company Name/Address

Issuer Identifier Number


Date of cancellation

Hong Kong, China

Tink Labs Limited

1st Floor, Sing Pao Building 101 King’s Road

North Point, Hong Kong

89 852 37

Mr Lau Kin Sang

1st Floor, Sing Pao Building 101 King’s Road

North Point, Hong Kong

Tel:           +852 9138 1033

Fax:          +852 3698 1899




Seychelles                ADD

Country/ Geographical area

Company Name/Address

Issuer Identifier Number


Effective date of usage


Airtel Seychelles Ltd

P.O. Box 1358



89 248 10

M.D. Office P.O. Box 1358 Providence MAHE Tel.:      +248 4 600630 E-mail:


Amd. no. 11 to Mobile Network Codes (MNC) for the international identification plan for public networks and subscriptions

In accordance with ITU-T Recommendation E.212 (2016-09)

Position amended originally published as annex to ITU Operational Bulletin No. 1162 — 15.XII.2018

Country/Geographical area



Estonia ADD



248 05

CSC Telecom Estonia OÜ

Spain SUP



214 29

NEO-SKY 2002, S.A.

214 37

Vodafone España, SAU

Spain ADD



214 29


Syrian Arab Republic SUP



417 02

Spacetel Syria

Syrian Arab Republic ADD



417 02

MTN Syria

*MCC:  Mobile Country Code / Indicatif de pays du mobile / Indicativo de país para el servicio móvil

*MNC:  Mobile Network Code / Code de réseau mobile / Indicativo de red para el servicio móvil

Amd. no. 65 to List of International Signalling Point Codes (ISPC)

In accordance with ITU-T Recommendation Q.708 (1999-03)

Position amended originally published as annex to ITU Operational Bulletin No. 1109 — 1.X.2016

Country/ Geographical Area

Unique name of the signalling point

Name of the signalling point operator



Jordan    SUP







Crossborder Telecom




Ayla Lil Istisharat Wal Khadamat Al Istithmariyeh

Switzerland    ADD




Fink Telecom Services


ISPC:      International Signalling Point Codes.

              Codes de points sémaphores internationaux (CPSI).

              Códigos de puntos de señalización internacional (CPSI).

Amd. to National Numbering Plan

In accordance with ITU-T Recommendation E.129 (2013-01)

Administrations are requested to notify ITU about their national numbering plan changes, or to give an explanation on their webpage concerning the national numbering plan as well as their contact points, so that the information, which will be made available freely to all administrations/ROAs and service providers, can be posted on the ITU-T website.

For their numbering website, or when sending their information to ITU/TSB (e-mail: ), administrations are kindly requested to use the format as explained in Recommendation ITU-T E.129. They are reminded that they will be responsible for the timely update of this information.

From 1.XI.2019, the following countries/geographical areas have updated their national numbering plan on our site:


Country/ Geographical area

Country Code (CC)