Harmonisation of Short Codes for National Emergency Services

Harmonisation Of Short Codes For National Emergency

The Authority hereby issues a notice intending to harmonise one of the following short codes: 103; 104; 105; 106; 118; and 139 in terms of regulation 4(3) read with Schedule 1 of the Numbering Plan Regulations, published on 24 March 2016 in Government Gazette No. 39861 (“the Numbering Plan Regulations”).

The Authority publishes this notice with the intention to review and withdraw the “111” short code as a COVID-19 emergency services code, and to re-mandate and reharmonise one of the short codes indicated in paragraph 1 above for COVID-19 national emergency services.

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