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Notation of the Phone Numbers

Notation of the Phone Numbers

 Detailinformation

Motivation

Phone numbers are often stored in personal address books or contact directories.

Furthermore, they are presented on websites or integrated into the personal footer under emails.
 
By linking your address books to the telephone system via CTI, it is possible to make a call directly from your address books.

Only a standard compliant storage enables a guaranteed reachability of the destination number from all networks (RWTH telephone network, mobile network, international roaming or home network).

Standard-compliant

Always write phone numbers in FQTN (Fully Qualified Telephone Number) according to the ITU-T standard E.164

This has the advantage that the number is always unique.
This means that the telephone number can be uniquely addressed by every telephone system and every telephone service provider. 

Examples

Name

Phone number E.164

alternative spellingSpeed dials (only within the RWTH)WRONG spelling
IT-Servicedesk, RWTH+492418024680+49 241 80-24680

24680

0 80 24680

0 0241 80 24680

0 0049 241 80 24680

+49 (0)241 80-24680

80-24680

last changed on 21.06.2021

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