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General
CountryChina 
CarrierChina Telecom 
Last edited (yyy-mm-dd)2015-12-07 
Number formats
Outbound Freephone108-XXXX (HCD)
10800-XXX-XXXX
400-8-XXX-XXX 
Domestic Freephone800-XXX-XXXX
400-8-XXX-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 yes 
Outbound simultaneous call limit and defaultno limit no limit 
Call chargeIFSUIFN
Free or chargeable"108 & 10800 - free
4008 - local access charged  
Free 
Remark" 0 " 0 
Number accessibility within countryIFSUIFN
Accessible from PABXsyes yes 
Accessible from Hotelsyes, in most cases yes, in most cases 
Accessible from phones with international call barringyes no 
Geographic restrictionsNone None 
Islands/teritories included in dialplan
Accessible through other carriers/networks in country108 & 10800 - No, only from China Telecom (fix & mobile)
4008 - yes, all 
No, only from China Telecom (fix & mobile) 
Full country coverage provided by a single carrier108 & 10800 - No, only from China Telecom (fix & mobile)
4008 - yes, all 
No, only from China Telecom (fix & mobile) 
Telephone include alpha characters 
Access from payphonesIFSUIFN
Coins or cards needed"108 & 10800 - no 4008 - yes " yes 
Payphone
operator
To be
recognized
IFS
access
free /
charged
UIFN
access
free /
charged
HCD
access
free /
charged
Remarks on payphone access 
Access from
mobile operators
Number
ranges
IFS
access
free /
charged
UIFN
access
free /
charged
HCD
access
free /
charged
Remarks on mobile accessibility 
Number accessibility from abroadIFSUIFN
IFS numbersNo N.a.
Domestic freephonenumbersYes N.a.
DTMF Capability
Required for accessYes 
% of payphones with DTMF95 
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  
Number for callers to report troublecustomer service number 10000  
Directory serviceIFSUIFN
PrintedNo  
Operator assistedNo  
InternetNo  
Aging period for disconnected numbersN.a.
Service provisioning leadtimeNormally 5 working days Normally 5 working days 
Related servicesInboundOutbound
Offers international shared costNo No 
Offers international premium rateNo No 
Does agree to use transit for IFS/HCDYes Yes 
Is willing to act as transit carrier for IFS/HCDYes 
Offers wholesale IFSNo 
Internet links
Carrier homepage 
For additional information 
Regulator 
Public holiday information