Telephony in Peru

All the telephony services in Peru fulfill the international standards. At the moment there are two telephony enterprises, "Telefónica del Perú" and "Tele 2000 Bell South".

If your trip is for business, or it requires permanent phone communication, you can rent a mobile telephone. The cellular telephony only pays for the calls made, not for those received. When renting a mobile telephone, we recommend you to request the activation of national and international long distance calls option according to your requirements.

The cellular telephony has the "national automatic roaming" to maintain the same phone number from any city of Peru.

Telephony of Automatic Reverted Collection:
Some commercial enterprises or institutions of public service operate with telephony of automatic reverted collection, and you can accede them from any place of Peru, the prefix of these phone numbers is 0800. This means that you won't pay to make a call to that number.

International calls to Peru:

1. - Wait for tone 
2. - Press (+511) Peru code
3. - Press code of the city
4. - Press the telephone number

National Direct Dialing (NDD)

1. - Wait for tone
2. - Press 0 (zero) national code
3. - Press code of the city
4. - Press the telephone number you need

Schedule of Rates via operator and National Direct Dialing (NDD) in Peru.  
Normal schedule   Mon-Fri 08: 00 - 18:59
Reduced schedule  Mon-Fri 19:00 - 22:59
Reduced schedule  Sat-Sun 08:00 - 22:59
Schedule Super Reduced Mon-Sun 23:00 - 07:59

Operators at "Telefónica del Perú".  
International Long Distance 108
National Long Distance  109
Service of Information  103

Public telephony in Peru.
In the streets or in some commercial establishments, public telephones are located, from which you can carry out local, national or international calls. They are available the 24 hours of the day, during the whole year.

These telephones will be activated by currency or with phone cards; the cards can be acquired in commercial establishments, as stores and self-services, are sold of different value.

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