VNPT changes telephone area codes in first phase

The Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) announced that 13 localities in the country were changed telephone area codes in the first phase on February 11.

Vietnam plans to change its landlide telephone area codes in 2017

At present, inter-information and communication of 13 cities and provinces are smooth via new fixed- line phone numbers. Additionally, switchboard systems were also installed pronounciation to announce new phone code for each province, respond standardization between old and new fixed- line phone area codes.

To well prepare for the change, VNPT actively collaborated with 13 other information & communications such as Viettel, VNS, FPT Telecom, SPT etc etc…

The VNPT will continue applying the second and third phase’s landlide telephone area code changes for 46 provinces and cities nationwide on April 15 and June 17 respectively.

13 provinces were changed telephone area codes in the first phase, as follows:

No.  Province          Old area code  New area code
 1   Son La                      22                         212
 2   Lai Chau                   231                       213
 3   Lao Cai                     20                         214
 4   Dien Bien                 230                       215
 5   Yen Bai                     29                         216
 6   Quang Binh               52                         232
 7   Quang Tri                  53                         233
 8   Thua Thien - Hue      54                         234
 9   Quang Nam               510                       235
 10   Da Nang                  511                       236
 11   Thanh Hoa               37                         237
 12   Nghe An                  38                          238
 13   Ha Tinh                    39                          239

Staffwriter- Translated by Huyen Huong

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