|Regulator||ARKEP / Republic of Kosovo|
|Typical format||04x xxx xxx|
|Country calling code||+383|
|International call prefix||00|
The dialing code for Kosovo [a] is +383. It was assigned by the ITU following an agreement between the authorities in the capitals of Pristina and Belgrade in an EU-led dialog between Kosovo and Serbia. [ clarification needed ] the temporary authorisation for mobile and the licence for fixed telephony services to be undertaken in Kosovo issued by the Kosovo Telecommunication Regulatory Authority to mts d.o.o.Its dialing code was initially expected to become effective on January 1, 2015 but it was postponed to the finalization of the agreement in late August 2015. With the agreement of the Administration of the Republic of Serbia, the Director of TSB has assigned the international codes to Kosovo. Kosovo is represented in ITU as Kosovo* which the designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence. The EU has handed over
Following the breakup of the SFR Yugoslavia in 1992, which had +38 as country code, Kosovo used the code +381, which was granted to FR Yugoslavia and later used by Serbia. The code was used for fixed line telephone services, whereas for mobile phone networks, it used either the Monaco code +377 or the Slovenian code +386.The new calling code +383 began its use in early 2017.
|Number range||Usage||Host country|
|+383 43||Mobile phone networks|
The International Telecommunication Union "will not recognize Kosovo's independence", quote daily Koha Ditore , "as ITU will include the footnote on Kosovo" in the technical annexes. Kosovo's NISMA party leader Fatmir Limaj was quoted by KosovaPress agency to have said that with the agreement reached in Brussels, the Kosovo government "allowed the Serbian operator to work in Kosovo".Vice chairman of Kosovo's Vetëvendosje party, Shpend Ahmeti claimed that the agreement favored Serbia. "Telephone calls between cities in Serbia and cities in Kosovo will be treated as local calls. Serbia will preserve its assets in Kosovo and it will also have a license for Serb operators within Kosovo. For these favors, Serbia will allow Kosovo to have its own country code."
|Network Group||Code||Municipalities covered by code|
|Ferizaj||290||Ferizaj, Kaçanik, Štrpce|
|Gjakova||390||Gjakova, Deçan, Junik|
|Gjilan||280||Gjilan, Kamenica, Vitina, Novo Brdo|
|Mitrovica||028||Mitrovica, Vushtrri, Skenderaj, Zvečan, Leposavić, Zubin Potok|
|Peja||039||Peja, Istok, Klina|
|Prishtina||038||Prishtina, Gračanica, Fushe Kosove, Lipljan, Obiliq|
|Prizren||029||Prizren, Suva Reka, Orahovac, Dragaš|
|Country Code||Calling Code||Operators|
|+383||044, 045, 046||Vala|
|+383||043, 048, 049||IPKO|
|112||Unified emergency number|
|a.||^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia . The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008. Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory . The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the 2013 Brussels Agreement . Kosovo is currently (this note self-updates) recognized as an independent state by 98 out of the 193 United Nations member states . In total, 113 UN member states recognized Kosovo at some point, of which 15 later withdrew their recognition.|
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