Telephone numbers in Qatar

Last updated
Qatar telephone numbers
Location
Country Qatar
Continent Asia
Typeclosed
NSN length8
Access codes
Country calling code 974
International call prefix 00
Trunk prefix none

National Significant Numbers (NSN): eight digits

A new numbering plan took effect in 2010.

The minimum number length (excluding the country code) is 3 digits.
The maximum number length (excluding the country code) is 8 digits.

Allocations in Qatar

LIST OF CHANGES [1]
Communicated time and date of changeNSNUsage of E.164 numberParallel runningOperator
Old numberNew numberBeginsEnds
27.VII.2010 21:01 (UTC)3 XXXXXX33 XXXXXXMobile telephony servicesN/AN/AQtel
27.VII.2010 21:01 (UTC)4 XXXXXX44 XXXXXXFixed telephony servicesN/AN/AQtel
27.VII.2010 21:01 (UTC)5 XXXXXX55 XXXXXXMobile telephony servicesN/AN/AQtel
27.VII.2010 21:01 (UTC)6 XXXXXX66 XXXXXXMobile telephony servicesN/AN/AQtel
27.VII.2010 21:01 (UTC)7 XXXXXX77 XXXXXXMobile telephony servicesN/AN/AVodafone Qatar
27.VII.2010 21:01 (UTC)3 XXXXXX31 XXXXXXMobile telephony servicesN/AN/AVodafone Qatar

Before changes

LIST OF AREA CODES [1]
Leading digits of NSN (National Significant Number)NSN number lengthUsage of E.164 numberAdditional information
Maximum lengthMinimum length
133Non-geographic number – Short CodesCannot be dialed from other countries except by bilateral agreement
2044Non-geographic number – Short CodesCannot be dialed from other countries except by bilateral agreement
2177Non-geographic number – PagingTo be withdrawn when paging service is ceased
2277Non-geographic number – PagingTo be withdrawn when paging service is ceased
2377Fixed telephony ServicesMinistry of Interior use
26177Non-geographic number – PagingTo be withdrawn when paging service is ceased
377Mobile telephony servicesDesignated for Qtel
477Fixed telephony Services
577Mobile telephony servicesDesignated for Qtel
677Mobile telephony servicesDesignated for Qtel
777Mobile telephony servicesDesignated for Vodafone Qatar
80077Non-geographic number – Freephone
90077Non-geographic number – Audiotext
9255Non-geographic number – SMS servicesDesignated for Qtel
9755Non-geographic number – SMS servicesDesignated for Vodafone Qatar
9933Non-geographic number – Emergency Short CodesCannot be dialled from other countries except by bilateral agreement

After changes

LIST OF AREA CODES [1]
Leading digits of NSN (National Significant Number)NSN number lengthUsage of E.164 numberAdditional information
Maximum lengthMinimum length
133Non-geographic number – Short CodesCannot be dialled from other countries except by bilateral agreement
2044Non-geographic number – Short CodesCannot be dialled from other countries except by bilateral agreement
2177Non-geographic number – PagingTo be withdrawn when paging service is ceased
2277Non-geographic number – PagingTo be withdrawn when paging service is ceased
2377Fixed telephony servicesMinistry of Interior use
26177Non-geographic number – PagingTo be withdrawn when paging service is ceased
388Mobile telephony servicesPrior to the introduction of Number Portability numbers beginning 33 are designated for use by Qtel. Other blocks of 100,000 numbers will be allocated to service providers on a ‘first come – first served’ basis.
488Fixed telephony ServicesPrior to the introduction of Number Portability numbers beginning 44 are designated for use by Qtel. Numbers from elsewhere in this range will be allocated to a second or subsequent licensee.
588Mobile telephony servicesPrior to the introduction of Number Portability numbers beginning 55 are designated for use by Qtel.
688Mobile telephony servicesPrior to the introduction of Number Portability numbers beginning 66 are designated for use by Qtel.
788Mobile telephony servicesPrior to the introduction of Number Portability numbers beginning 77 are designated for use by Vodafone Qatar.
80077Non-geographic number – Freephone-
90077Non-geographic number – Audiotext-
9255Non-geographic number – SMS servicesDesignated for Qtel
9755Non-geographic number – SMS servicesDesignated for Vodafone Qatar
9933Non-geographic number – Emergency Short CodesCannot be dialled from other countries except by bilateral agreement

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Qatar". www.itu.int.