country of phone number

Posted on 2014-03-24
Last Modified: 2014-03-25
Technical problem:
I use skype which sorts countries alphabetical asc

I wish skype would sort country by number asc also


which country is this phone number

is this a valid phone number
I think it is from uk
Question by:rgb192
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Expert Comment

ID: 39951725
080 is the country code for Japan.  They use a 4 digit - 4 digit phone number. 080-xxxx-xxxx

Author Comment

ID: 39951810
skype thinks country code for japan is 081
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Accepted Solution

pony10us earned 500 total points
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You are correct.  The country code for Japan is +81.  080 indicates it is a mobile (cell).

Author Closing Comment

ID: 39953906
skype does not support 080 so phone call can not be made

Thanks for information.
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Expert Comment

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There is no country code 080.  If you google the entire number it does come back as a cell phone in Japan.  I did not attempt to go any further with the research though.

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