Area code started with 9 and were 2 digits long for Bucharest (90-xxx-xxx) and 3 digits long (9pp-xx-xxx) for the rest of the country.
The Bucharest surrounding area had the area code 909, followed by 5 digits number.
Call 01, 02, 03 and 030 numbers The first three in the above list are geographic numbers and will be included in any minutes you have on your mobile tariff.
If you're using credit or minutes outside of your allowance, these will cost 3p and 40p per minute depending on your network and plan.
These telephone numbers are usually allocated from a national telephone numbering plan in such a way that they are easily distinguished from other numbers.
Telephone companies typically offer blocking services to allow telephone customers to prevent access to these number ranges from their telephones.
For the record, here are the different 09x tariffs: • 0900 & 0901: up to 60p/minute and maximum call cost of £5, or a fixed cost of up to £1 per call; • 0904, 0905 & 0906: up to £1.50 per minute, or a fixed cost per call at any rate; • 09059: ‘chat' services costing up to 60p/minute; • 0907: Pay-for-product services costing more than £1 per call; • 0908, 0909 and 098: adult services at up to £1.50/minute; and • 091: ‘non-content' premium-rate services -- often used to provide additional telecoms services, such as remote email access or international call connection.
Premium-rate telephone numbers are telephone numbers for telephone calls during which certain services are provided, and for which prices higher than normal are charged.
Below we've outlined what different numbers are for and what they will typically cost.
Other services include directory enquiries, weather forecasts, competitions and voting (especially relating to television shows).
Diplomatic services, such as the US embassy in London or the UK Embassy in Washington, have also charged premium rates for calls from the general public.
For example, a number from Iași was 981-xx-xxx, then it became 98-1xx-xxx.
Premium-rate telephone numbers are telephone numbers for telephone calls during which certain services are provided, and for which prices higher than normally are charged.