Beginning January 31, 2021 Ivory Coast is upgrading its telephone numbering plan, going from 8 to 10 digit telephone numbers for both fixed and mobile subscribers. The change was announced last year in June on the country’s telecom authority website (Newsletter de l’ARTCI : 10 juin 2020) and will cover the increasing demand for new mobile telephone numbers, mostly generated by recent advances in mobile technology.
How do phone numbers change?
All landlines and mobile phone numbers were prepended 2 digits as follows:
Plan National de Numerotation – official ARTCI website explaining numbering changes (also provides a mobile app converting old Ivorian numbers to new ones)
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