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General
CountryBelgium 
CarrierBelgacom 
Last edited (yyy-mm-dd)2013-05-03 
Number formats
Outbound Freephone0800 XX XXX 
Domestic Freephone0800 XX XXX 
International Access Code00 
Service offerIFSUIFN
InboundYes Yes 
DomesticYes Yes 
Home Country Direct InboundYes Yes 
OutboundYes Yes 
Home Country Direct OutboundYes Yes 
CLI provided on outbound callsYes for Belgacom. Other operators/companies may block Yes for Belgacom. Other operators/companies may block 
Outbound simultaneous call limit and defaultNo limit, by default 250 No limit, by default 250 
Call chargeIFSUIFN
Free or chargeableFree Free 
RemarkFree on public networks. Hotels and non Belgacom coinboxes may charge  Free on public networks. Hotels and non Belgacom coinboxes may charge  
Number accessibility within countryIFSUIFN
Accessible from PABXsYes, some companies may block Yes, some companies may block 
Accessible from HotelsYes, blocking or surcharge may apply Yes, blocking or surcharge may apply 
Accessible from phones with international call barringYes No 
Geographic restrictionsNo No  
Islands/teritories included in dialplan
Accessible through other carriers/networks in countryYes Yes 
Full country coverage provided by a single carrierYes Yes 
Telephone include alpha charactersNo 
Access from payphonesIFSUIFN
Coins or cards neededNo, for Belgacom payphones No, for Belgacom payphones 
Payphone
operator
To be
recognized
IFS
access
free /
charged
UIFN
access
free /
charged
HCD
access
free /
charged
Belgacom Belgacom Logo Yes Free  Yes Free  Yes Free  
Remarks on payphone access
Access from
mobile operators
Number
ranges
IFS
access
free /
charged
UIFN
access
free /
charged
HCD
access
free /
charged
Base 04XX-XXXXXX Yes * Free Yes * Free Yes * Free 
Mobistar 04XX-XXXXXX Yes * Free Yes * Free Yes * Free 
Proximus 04XX-XXXXXX Yes * Free Yes * Free Yes * Free 
Telenet mobile 04XX-XXXXXX Yes * Free Yes * Free Yes * Free 
Remarks on mobile accessibility* By default ITFS numbers are barred for access from mobile networks. Access from mobile networks to individual ITFS numbers is negotiable at terms agreed upon bilaterally and using additional routing numbers.Due to number portability the carrier can no longer be identified with a specific numbering range. 
Number accessibility from abroadIFSUIFN
IFS numbersYes N.a.
Domestic freephonenumbersYes N.a.
DTMF Capability
Required for accessNo 
% of payphones with DTMF100% 
100% by whenNow 
Number PortabilityIFSUIFN
Domestic to internationalNo All UIFN's portable as required by ITU-T rec. E.169
International to domesticYes 
International between countriesYes 
International between carriersYes 
Domestic or international between carriers within countryNo 
Single SOF portability supportedYes Yes 
Number for callers to report trouble0800 10800 0800 10800 
Directory serviceIFSUIFN
PrintedYes Yes 
Operator assistedYes Yes 
InternetYes Yes 
Aging period for disconnected numbersNone N.a.
Service provisioning leadtime8 days 8 days 
Related servicesInboundOutbound
Offers international shared costYes Yes 
Offers international premium rateYes Yes 
Does agree to use transit for IFS/HCDYes Yes 
Is willing to act as transit carrier for IFS/HCDYes 
Offers wholesale IFSYes 
Internet links
Carrier homepagewww.belgacom.be 
For additional information 
Regulatorwww.bipt.be 
Public holiday informationwww.timeanddate.com/calendar/custom.html?country=31&lang=en&hol=9&wno=1