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Chile to introduce nine-digit fixed numbers in Oct 2012

Thursday 24 November 2011 | 10:03 CET | News
Chile will expand the fixed phone numbers currently in use by two digits. The nine-digit fixed phone numbers will be introduced starting with October 2012. The process will initially be rolled out in Chile's Arica region, and will be gradually expended to the capital on 24 November 2012, and the remaining regions by January 2013. Mobile phone numbers in Chile have also been recently expanded from eight to nine digits. The initiative paves the way for the implementation of the fixed and mobile number portability, SoyChile reports, citing Jorge Atton, Chile's undersecretary for

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