Our entry for calling the Pitcairn Islands is currently undergoing more research.
Numbers for Pitcairn may be listed through New Zealand’s country code (+64) or an Inmarsat satellite phone system (country code +870). Older Inmarsat numbers listed under country codes +872 have been migrated to country code +870.
Calls between Inmarsat satellite phones on the Pitcairn Islands are dialed through the international calling sequence (even though they are calling within the same country code).
When calling within the same area code (or between mobile phones) do not dial the trunk prefix or the area code.
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First: dial ’00’ – the international country code.
Second: dial ‘870’ – the country code for Inmarsat phones.
Third: dial nine digits – the specific Inmarsat phone code.
Inmarsat satellite phone numbers are nine digits.
There are no area codes or phone number designators – each phone is assigned its own phone number.
’00’ is used as an international exit code when dialing an international call from Pitcairn Island.
Our research shows that Pitcairn Island telecommunications are using Inmarsat satellite phone systems – currently listed as country code +870. Older numbers may be listed as +872 (these numbers have been migrated to +870).
Numbers may also be listed as +64 (New Zealand) – for these numbers, please dial the sequence as if you are calling from New Zealand.
- International Telecommunications Union – DIALLING PROCEDURES (INTERNATIONAL PREFIX, NATIONAL (TRUNK) PREFIX AND NATIONAL (SIGNIFICANT) NUMBER) (IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITU-T RECOMMENDATION E.164 (11/2010)) – A collection of dialing procedures for all countries and regions of the world. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
- International Telecommunications Union – Inmarsat (country code +870) Communication of 15.VII.2008 – Details of Inmarsat’s telephone numbering plan as submitted to the ITU. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
- Wikipedia – Telephone numbers in the Pitcairn Islands – Wikipedia entry for telephone number data for the Pitcairn Islands.