below are links to various Numbering documents and Number related
here if you would like to be notified of new Numbering documents
and significant changes to Numbering web pages)
Telephone Numbers administered by Oftel
- details of Allocations, and availability of UK Telephone Numbers.
Information available to view as Excel 97 files (to select Telephone
Numbers to apply for), or in csv format (for downloading). This
information is updated weekly where possible.
National Telephone Numbering Plan - published 22 July 2003 -
details of all Telephone Numbers administered by Oftel.
on Applying for Telephone Numbers Administered by Oftel, and access
to the Application Forms - the Application Forms are only accessible
via password access by the 'Application Contacts' currently registered
with Oftel's Numbering Unit.
4. Number Block Transactions - Allocations,
Protections, etc (including any withdrawals), over rolling 12 months,
for Telephone Numbers beginning 01-09, and Access Codes (DQ codes
and Indirect Access codes. This information is updated weekly where
Forum, Working Groups, and Workshops
- information on the consultative bodies working with Oftel to develop
Numbering policy and details of previous and forthcoming meetings,
and how to attend.
User's Guide to Telephone Numbering - a general guide on the
variety of UK Telephone Numbers, differences in costs of calling
them, and services available to consumers.
Activation Contact Details - detailed list of Communications
Providers' contact details, for number activation purposes (only
accessible via password access by the 'Activation Contacts' registered
with Oftel's Numbering Unit).
Numbering Unit System (ONUS) - Oftel's proposal to update the
current Numbering database and introduce an on-line Telephone Number
9. Telephone Number Portability - further information
and useful links.
Numbering - guidance on the acceptable use of 070 numbers.
also note previously issued documents - 'Restoring Trust in Personal
Document and Oftel's
11. Numbering Bulletins - latest and
of Practice for Telephone Numbers in closed ranges eg. 0800
Numbers for drama purposes (TV, radio, etc.) - Oftel recommended
Telephone Numbers for drama use.
15. ITU-T list
of Country Codes - click on this link to view ITU-T webpage
showing list of Country Codes.