UK and International Numbers

Updated by RM

BCH supply a full range of both UK and international numbers.

UK Number Ranges


Tariff & Notes


Freephone: the cost to the consumer is free from landlines and mobiles. The cost of a freephone call is passed to the owner of the number. An additional surcharge is included when the number is called from a mobile.

01 / 02

Geographic or area call numbers: available for all 776 areas in the UK.


Mobile numbers which can be configured to receive SMS and calls.


UK-wide non-geographic numbers: calls should cost no more than calls to geographic numbers. The cost of the call is passed to the owner of the number.


Non-geographic numbers with a small revenue share (depending on the tariff) to cover the cost of the calling handling: these may carry access charges applied by mobile networks. They may also be subject to some regulations which stipulate when these numbers can and cannot be used.


Premium Rate: high tariff and cost numbers used primarily in the entertainment industry.


Mobile Short Codes: these can be called from mobile numbers or receive text messaging.


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