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Submitted on Sep 22, 2019 Useful Info

How to make international calls from Colombia

  • Making international cell phone calls to Canada and the US from Colombia is easier compared to other countries. Here is how to make international calls using the various Colombian cell phone and fixed line (landline) service providers

For the US and Canada

Cell phone calls

  • Movistar- 009+1+area code+ phone number.
  • Claro- 00444+1+area code+ phone number

Fixed line calls

  • Fixed line calls also use the same format just different codes for the various service providers; The codes are 009, 00456 and 00414 for Movistar, Claro and Tigo respectively.

International calls to other countries

  • The format is still the same but you change the 1 to the respective country code of the country youre making the call to.
  • Here is a list of all country codes

Voice over IP calls

  • There are several Colombian VoIP service providers that provide VoIP plans with unlimited calls to tge US. These include
  • Vonage
  • Ooma
  • Power.