Why are Skype Numbers changing in Chile?

An extra "2" is currently being added to all landline numbers in Chile. That means your Skype Number will change too and you may experience some inconvenience on the day of change in your area.

Here’s the list of areas with the new format of phone numbers and the expected dates of change:

Area Format Expected date
Arica +56 58 + 2 + XXXXXX October 20, 2012
Santiago +56 2 + 2 + XXXXXXX November 24, 2012
Iquique +56 57 + 2 + XXXXXX March 23, 2013
Temuco +56 45 + 2 + XXXXXX March 23, 2013
Antofagasta +56 55 + 2 + XXXXXX April 6, 2013
Coyhaique +56 67 + 2 + XXXXXX April 13, 2013
Punta Arenas +56 61 + 2 + XXXXXX April 13, 2013
Rancagua +56 72 + 2 + XXXXXX April 20, 2013
Curicó +56 75 + 2 + XXXXXX May 4, 2013
Talca +56 71 + 2 + XXXXXX May 4, 2013
Linares +56 73 + 2 + XXXXXX May 4, 2013
Chillán +56 42 + 2 + XXXXXX May 11, 2013
Los Ángeles +56 43 + 2 + XXXXXX May 11, 2013
Los Andes +56 34 + 2 + XXXXXX May 18, 2013
Quillota +56 33 + 2 + XXXXXX May 18, 2013
San Antonio +56 35 + 2 + XXXXXX May 18, 2013
Valdivia +56 63 + 2 + XXXXXX May 25, 2013
Puerto Montt +56 65 + 2 + XXXXXX May 25, 2013
Osorno +56 64 + 2 + XXXXXX May 25, 2013
Copiapó +56 52 + 2 + XXXXXX June 8, 2013
Ovalle +56 53 + 2 + XXXXXX June 8, 2013
La Serena +56 51 + 2 + XXXXXX June 15, 2013

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