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Area Code: 2-3 digits (see note below) Subscriber Number: 6-7 digits (see note below) Trunk Prefix: 0 International Prefix: 00Area Code plus Subscriber Number always totals 9 digits.
Here was the numbering plan as of January 2007 (EZ link no longer available) showing several numbering ranges introduced under 08x:
Number range Service ------------ ------- +31 800 toll-free +31 81 not assigned +31 82 virtual private networks +31 83 not assigned +31 84 personal assistance services [Note 1] +31 85 public communications with specified interconnection limits +31 86 not assigned +31 87 personal assistance services [Note 1] +31 88 corporate networks +31 89 not assigned Note 1: These ranges exclude sexually-oriented services, amusement or forwarding capability.+31 88 number range for corporate networks was present since 2004, generally for non-geographic uses.
(2007 news and new link courtesy Rob Veenstra; news of previous links and 2004 number ranges courtesy Erik van Ballegoij)
Some functions of the former telecom regulator DGTP (Directoraat-Generaal Telecommunicatie en Post) were absorbed into the Ministry of Economic Affairs (EZ) as of 22 July 2002.
See numbering plan documentation (PDF, Dutch, 17 April 2008) on Min EZ site.
(link corrections courtesy Rob Veenstra and Jacob Visser; other information courtesy Elza van Swieten and Erik van Ballegoij)