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General
CountryCosta Rica 
CarrierICE 
Last edited (yyy-mm-dd)2015-07-08 
Number formats
Outbound Freephone0800 XXX XXXX 
Domestic Freephone800 XXX XXXX 
International Access Code00 
Service offerIFSUIFN
InboundYes Yes 
DomesticYes No 
Home Country Direct InboundYes Yes 
OutboundYes Yes 
Home Country Direct OutboundYes Yes 
CLI provided on outbound callsN.a. N.a. 
Outbound simultaneous call limit and defaultN.a. N.a. 
Call chargeIFSUIFN
Free or chargeableYes Yes 
Remark
Number accessibility within countryIFSUIFN
Accessible from PABXsYes (depends on configuration)  Yes (depends on configuration)  
Accessible from HotelsYes, some may bar or surcharges may apply  Yes, some may bar or surcharges may apply  
Accessible from phones with international call barringN.a. N.a. 
Geographic restrictionsNo No 
Islands/teritories included in dialplan
Accessible through other carriers/networks in countryNo  No  
Full country coverage provided by a single carrierYes Yes 
Telephone include alpha charactersYes ITU standart format 
Access from payphonesIFSUIFN
Coins or cards neededSome payphones may require coins/cards Some payphones may require coins/cards 
Payphone
operator
To be
recognized
IFS
access
free /
charged
UIFN
access
free /
charged
HCD
access
free /
charged
Remarks on payphone accessRemarks on payphone access 
Access from
mobile operators
Number
ranges
IFS
access
free /
charged
UIFN
access
free /
charged
HCD
access
free /
charged
Remarks on mobile accessibilityblocked access from all mobile operators 
Number accessibility from abroadIFSUIFN
IFS numbersN.a. N.a.
Domestic freephonenumbersN.a. N.a.
DTMF Capability
Required for access
% of payphones with DTMF
100% by when
Number PortabilityIFSUIFN
Domestic to internationalNo All UIFN's portable as required by ITU-T rec. E.169
International to domesticNo 
International between countriesNo 
International between carriersNo 
Domestic or international between carriers within countryNo 
Single SOF portability supportedNo No 
Number for callers to report troubleCGRS Recursos de Banda Ancha: +506-2283-2018, DGNR Control de la Red Inal├ímbrica y NGN +506-2002-4026 CGRS Recursos de Banda Ancha: +506-2283-2018, DGNR Control de la Red Inal├ímbrica y NGN +506-2002-4026 
Directory serviceIFSUIFN
PrintedNo No 
Operator assistedNo No 
InternetNo No 
Aging period for disconnected numbers5 working days N.a.
Service provisioning leadtime5 working days 5 working days 
Related servicesInboundOutbound
Offers international shared costNo No 
Offers international premium rateNo No 
Does agree to use transit for IFS/HCDNo 
Is willing to act as transit carrier for IFS/HCDNo 
Offers wholesale IFSNo 
Internet links
Carrier homepagewww.grupoice.com 
For additional information 
Regulator 
Public holiday information