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Barbados - How can I call to Barbados? - The dial code is: +1-246 to Barbados BB / BRB
Barbados
Barbados - Area code 246
Not to be confused with +246country code for Diego Garcia.
The area code - +1-246 - is the telephonearea code of - Barbados - . The 246 area code, or - "(BIM)" - perhaps short for "Bimshire" — was created during a split from the original +1-809 area code which was done on or around the date July 1996.[ The 246 area code is part of the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) and follows the dialing structure of +1-246-NXX-xxxx.
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Dialing to Barbados
Dialing to Barbados
From within North America (NANP)
When calling Barbados from elsewhere in the North American Numbering Plan (i.e. the United States or Canada), calls are dialed as if undertaking regular ten-digit dialing within those countries. Callers must simply press 1 + 246 + seven digit phone number.
From outside NANP
When calling to Barbados from outside NANP (i.e. the United Kingdom), callers must include 1 to access the North American Numbering Plan. For example, a call placed from the United Kingdom would follow the format 00 + - 1 - + 246 + local seven digit phone number. Failure to include the number "1", would result in accessing country calling code 246 of (Diego Garcia).[
Dialing within Barbados
When placing a phone call within Barbados, simply use Seven-digit dialing, (the last seven digits of the phone number). Unlike in some other Caribbean islands, most residential landline subscribers have unlimited/un-metered rates for calling other landlines in Barbados.
To North America (NANP)
When calling to other places in the North American Numbering Plan, calls are dialed as if undertaking regular ten-digit dialing within those countries. Callers must simply dial 1 + NPA (area code) + seven digit phone number.
Note: Not all 1-800 phone numbers are toll-free when being dialed from Barbados and may be treated as a toll call.
To areas outside (NANP)
When calling to areas outside of NANP (i.e. the United Kingdom), dial 00 + country calling code + phone number. In the case of UK, a user would dial 00 + 44 + phone number".
Central Office Codes
In the NANP telephone format of +1-NPA-NXX-xxxx, the central office codes fall in the position of NXX. The central office codes with been activated in Barbados include the following:
Geographic
227, 228, 229, 270, 271, 272, 273, 274, 292, 367, 410, 412, 414, 415, 416, 417, 418, 419, 420, 421, 422, 423, 424, 425, 426, 427, 428, 429, 430, 431, 432, 433, 434, 435, 436, 437, 438, 439, 736, 737, 753, 757, 958, 976
Mobile phones

AT&T Wireless (formerly)

820, 821, 822, 823, 824, 825, 826, 827, 828, 829

bMobile

230, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237, 238, 239, 240, 241, 242, 243, 244, 245, 246, 247, 248, 249, 250, 251, 252, 253, 254

Digicel

260, 261, 262, 263, 264, 265, 266, 267, 268, 269

Sunbeach

450, 451, 452, 453, 454, 455, 456, 457, 458, 459
VoIP providers
310 - 359
General
Police Force: 211, Ambulance: 511, Fire: 311 : Information/Directory Assistance: 411 : Operator: 0
See also
List of NANP area codes
Area codes in the Caribbean
References
^ - Bellcore
- Cable and Wireless - Diego Gracia
- Barbados Voice over Internet Protocol Policy (VoIP), Barbados Min. of Finance, Investment, Telecommunications and Energy (MFIE) - Telecommunications Unit
The Barbados Telecommunications Unit - In the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade & International Business
Country of Barbados Area code: - 246
References from:Area_code_246 Wiki
Barbados America Phones 2016