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ITU Operational Bulletin

No. 1290

Information received by 28.III.2024 ISSN 1564-5223 (Online)
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Dates of publication of the next Operational Bulletins

No. Publication date Including information received by
1291 1.V.2024 15.IV.2024
1292 15.V.2024 1.V.2024
1293 1.VI.2024 16.V.2024
1294 15.VI.2024 31.V.2024
1295 1.VII.2024 14.VI.2024

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.
1199 List of International Signalling Point Codes (ISPC) (according to ITU-T Q.708 (1999-03)) (position on 2020-06-30 22:00:00 UTC)
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)
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-48, 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.988 (2022) Amd. 1 (02/2024)
  • ITU-T G.8312.20 (02/2024)
  • ITU-T G.9804.3 (2021) Amd. 2 (02/2024)

Telephone Service

In accordance with ITU-T Recommendation E.164

Micronesia +691

Communication of 19.III.2024

The Telecommunications Regulation Authority (TRA) , Pohnpei, announces the following numbering plan in the Federated States of Micronesia as from 1 April 2024.

Presentation of national ITU-T E.164 numbering plan for country code  691

a)   Overview:

       The minimum number length (excluding the country code) is                              7                digits.

       The maximum number length (excluding the country code) is                              7                digits.

b)   Detail of numbering scheme:


Number range

N(S)N number length

Usage of ITU-T E.164 number

Additional information

Maximum length

Minimum length

320 1000 to 320 9999



Pohnpei, FSMTC


330 1000 to 330 9999



Chuuk, FSMTC


350 1000 to 350 9999





370 1000 to 370 9999



Kosrae, FSMTC


920 1000 to 929 9999



Pohnpei and Pohnpei outer islands, fixed and mobile, FSMTC

930 1000 to 949 9999



Chuuk and Chuuk outer islands, fixed and mobile, FSMTC


950 1000 to 959 9999



Yap and Yap outer islands, fixed and mobile, FSMTC


960 0000 to 960 9999



Yap and Yap outer islands, fixed and mobile, Boom! Inc

New provider in Yap as of 20 February 2024

970 1000 to 979 9999



Kosrae, fixed and mobile, FSMTC


Turkmenistan +993

Communication of 28.III.2024

The Turkmenaragatnashyk Agency , Ashgabat, announces the following newly introduced telephone code " +993 71 XX XX XX " by the mobile operator JSC «Altyn Asyr» (TM CELL) in the national numbering plan of Turkmenistan.



Numbering series

Date of assignment

JSC «Altyn Asyr»

993 71 XXXXXX

15 November 2023


All Administrations, recognized operating agencies and service providers are kindly requested to initiate the necessary programming of mentioned range into their networks to enable subscribers to access related services.

Other communications


Communication of 28.III.2024:

On the occasion of the 20 th anniversary of the "SOTA program" in Austria, the Austrian Administration authorizes an Austrian amateur station to use the special call signs OE20SOTA from 1 May to 31 October 2024.

Service Restrictions

Country/geographical area OB
Seychelles (page 12)
Malaysia (page 5)
São Tomé and Principe (page 14)
Hong Kong, China (page 5)
Türkiye (page 16)

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



   DP08       HHBG GmbH & Co. KG, An der Hege 15, D-21465 Wentorf bei Hamburg, Germany.

                          E-mail: , Mob: +49 151 67524090, Tel: +49 40 72544335,

                          Fax: +49 40 72544336, URL: ,

                          Contact person: Ole Peters.



   BC01        Autorité de Régulation des Communications Electroniques et de la Poste (ARCEP BENIN),

                          01 BP 2034 Immeuble, Maersk House, Zone OCBN, Cotonou, Bénin.

                          E-mail: , Tel: (+229) 21 31 01 65, Fax: (+229) 21 31 00 67,

                          Contact person: Hervé Coovi GUEDEGBE.


   IL03         Alhoutyam Ltd., Hiram 22, Haifa 3223419, Israel.

                          E-mail: , Mob:        +972 5 26063002, Tel: +972 4 8653002,

                          Contact Person: Mr. Michael Horovano.




   GH01       Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority, P.O. Box 708, Takoradi, Ghana.

                          Tel: +233 31 22252,       +233 31 23645, +233 31 24073, Fax: +233 31 22814,

                          Contact Person: Director of Port or Chief Port Engineer.


     GH02          The Managing Director, Ghana Telecommunications Company Ltd., Headquarters,

                          Accra-North, Ghana.

                          E-mail: , Tel: +233 21 221001, +233 21 234505,

                          Fax: +233 21 667979, Telex: (094) 3010 enghq gh,

                          Contact Persons: Dickson Oduro-Nyaning or J. K. Amoah.


     GH03          Ghana Government Fisheries Department, P.O. Box 630, Accra, Ghana.


     GH05          Mankoadze Fisheries Ltd., P.O. Box 103, Tema, Ghana.

                          Tel: +233 22 204020, +233 22 204282, +233 22 204506,

                          Fax: +233 22 204506, Telex: 2148 mankogh,

                          Contact Person: Joe Couri.


     GH06          Naval Chief of Staff, Headquarters Ghana Navy, Ministry of Defence, Giffard Camp,

                          Accra, Ghana.


     GH12          Ghana Tuna Fishing Development Corp. Ltd., Accra, Ghana.

Amd. to List of ITU Carrier Codes

In accordance with ITU-T Recommendation M.1400 (2013-03)

Position amended originally published as annex to ITU Operational Bulletin No. 1060 — 15.IX.2014

Country or area/ISO code

Company Code


  Company Name/Address

(carrier code)



Germany (Federal Republic of) / DEU                ADD


Elektronik-Service Brandhorst GmbH

Am Buergerhaus 7



Mr Andreas Paul

Tel.: +49 3574 8695512


Amd. 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. 1199 — 1.VII.2020

Country/ Geographical Area

Unique name of the signalling point

Name of the signalling point operator



Czech Rep.    SUP



Ceznet Praha CZ

Telco Pro Services, a.s.



CEZnet Praha CZ

Telco Pro Services, a.s.




O2 Czech Republic a.s.

Czech Rep.    ADD




DataCell s.r.o.




DataCell s.r.o.

Seychelles    ADD




Cable and Wireless (Seychelles) Ltd.




Cable and Wireless (Seychelles) Ltd.


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 15.III.2024, the following countries/geographical areas have updated their national numbering plan on our site:


Country/Geographical area

Country Code (CC)


+1 441