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Thailand Telephones

Thailand has an wide-ranging and high quality telephone system spanning throughout the country. Telephone services now reaches the principal towns, with 5.6 millions main telephone lines in use in 2000, of which over 70% were in metropolitan areas.

There are now a number of telephone companies whose
service you can use: Telephone Organization of Thailand (TOT, a state-owned company limited) and True Corporation operate the majority of the telephone system in the Bangkok metropolitan region while TOT Public Company Limited and TT&T Public Company Limited operate the telephone network in other provinces. While mobile operation is mainly done by Hutch, DTAC, AIS, True Move.

There is direct dialing to and from more than 80 countries on 5 continents. International phone calls can be made quite easily from mid-to-upper-level hotels or maybe you can go to the General Post Office (GPO) or any major post office, where there are special booths for making out of the country calls.

To place an international call, you can buy a prepaid card.


The kingdom of Thailand has three GSM mobile service providers: AIS, DTAC and Truemove. International charge from a Thai carrier is good, for example, DTAC charges 10 baht/minute to call United States. Coverage is very good in almost all around the country, including resort islands

Almost all Thais have a cellular phone (especially in urban areas). During latest years, there are more or less five times as many mobile cellular phones than landlines in use; over half of the Thai residents owns a mobile cellular telephone.


The international access code is 001
The country code is 66

Ang Thong 66-35
Ayuttaya 66-35
Buriram 66-44
Chachoengsao 66-38
Chainat 66-56
Chaiyaphum 66-55
Chantaburi 66-39
Chiang Mai 66-53
Chiang Rai 66-53
Chon Buri 66-38
Chonburi 66-38
Chumphon 66-77
Hat Yai 66-74
Kalasin 66-43
Kampaengphet 66-55
Kanchanaburi 66-34
Khon Kaen 66-43
Krabi 66-75
Lampang 66-54
Lampoon 66-53
Loei 66-42
Lopburi 66-36
Mae Hong Son 66-53
Maha Sarakham 66-43
Mukdahan 66-42
Nakhon Ratchasima 66-44
Nakhon Sawan 66-56
Nakhon Si Thammarat 66-75
Nakorn Nayak 66-37
Nakorn Pathom 66-34
Nan 66-53
Narathiwat 66-73
Nong Khai 66-44
Nontaburi 66-2
Pathum Thani 66-2
Pattani 66-73
Phangnga 66-76
Phatthalung 66-74
Phayao 66-54
Phetchaboon 66-56
Phichit 66-56
Phitsanuloke 66-55
Phrae 66-54
Phuket 66-76
Prachinburi 66-37
Prachuap Kiri Khan 66-32
Ranong 66-77
Ratchaburi 66-32
Rayong 66-38
Roi Et 66-43
Sakorn Na Khon 66-42
Samut Prakan 66-2
Samut Songkhram 66-34
Saraburi 66-36
Satun 66-74
Sing Buri 66-36
Sisaket 66-45
Songkhla 66-74
Sukothai 66-55
Suphanburi 66-35
Surat Thani (also Koh Samui) 66-77
Surin 66-45
Tak 66-55
Trad 66-39
Trang 66-75
Ubon Ratchantani 66-45
Udon Thani 66-42
Uthai Thani 66-56
Uttaradit 66-55
Yala 66-73
Yosoton 66-45

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