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|Country calling code||+252|
|International call prefix||00|
The following are the telephone codes in Somalia.
To call in Somalia, the following format is used:
|LIST OF AREA CODES|
The telecommunication industry in Somalia is managed by few business people based in Mogadishu, Djibouti and Kenya since the collapse of the Siad Barre government in 1990. Many transitional and now the UN recognised federal government officials tried to get the management of telecom sector back into the open, legal government authority. All attempts to achieve that have failed so far. The current Somali government sought the help of the ITU, unfortunately the ITU cannot enforce national laws; it can help where possible, but that is the best they can do. So as the private group that runs the Somali telecom sector and now the finance sector as well via their combined telecom and mobile money combination, gets richer and more powerful. The ITU runs 101 courses for the Somali telecom Ministry, the longer it will take telecom Somali numbering plan to become reliable and credible.
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|Mobile GSM||90 XXX XXXX|
|91 XXX XXX|
|93 XXX XXX|
to 99 XXX XXX
|707 XXX XXX|
|Fixed||5 5XX XXX|
|5 7XX XXX|
|5 8XX XXX|
Communications in Somalia encompasses the communications services and capacity of Somalia. Telecommunications, internet, radio, print, television and postal services in the nation are largely concentrated in the private sector. Several of the telecom firms have begun expanding their activities abroad. The federal government operates two official radio and television networks, which exist alongside a number of private and foreign stations. Print media in the country is also progressively giving way to news radio stations and online portals, as internet connectivity and access increases. In 2012, a National Communications Act was also approved by Cabinet members, and 2 October 2017, the president of Somalia Finally signed the National Communications Law, and became the official Law that regulated the ICT industry. Under that Law, National Communications Authority (NCA) of the federal Republic of Somalia has been established, with board of directors and a general manager. Somalia currently is ranked first in Africa for most affordable mobile data per gigabyte and 7th in the world.
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Country Code: +299
International Call Prefix: 00
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Country Code: +679; International Call Prefix: 00 or 052; National Significant Numbers (NSN): seven-digits; Format: +679 yyy xxxx
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Country Code: +240
International Call Prefix: 00
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Country Code: +692
International Call Prefix: 00