Since February third new three-digit numbering emergency and spravochno - information services of local, long-distance and national levels on a telephone network of public communication is entered.
At a set of numbers of special services (ambulance, militia, etc.) from stationary phones and payphones three-digit numbering is entered: "101" instead of "01", "102" instead of "02", "103" instead of "03" and so forth, reminds Department of public relations of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.
The order of a set of numbers of intelligence services from mobile phones of all operators will be same.
Two-digit numbers "02" and others will work in a mode of answering machines, noted in DSO.
As it was reported, for two weeks, from February 3 to February 18, 2009, in Ukraine reduced numbers emergency, emergency and spravochno - information services will be changed.
Transition to new system of telephone numbering is caused by need of coordination it with the European standards as Ukraine is included in the list of the countries which have non-standard system of numbering. The deputy minister of transport and communication reported about it - the chairman of Gossvyaz Oleg Prozhivalsky.