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How to make a phone call in China?

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12. Posted by dorali (Budding Member 2 posts) 7y

when use a mobile phone in Mainland China call overseas, dial 12593 with every call, save money

13. Posted by ration (Budding Member 6 posts) 7y

12593 is the prefix code for China Mobile. Other carriers have different prefixes, like 17901, 17909, ...

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16. Posted by leon (First Time Poster 1 posts) 6y

Quoting ration

12593 is the prefix code for China Mobile. Other carriers have different prefixes, like 17901, 17909, ...

Yes 12593 is good for a China Mobile number, however it's only available for some SIM cards, and mostly can not roaming use. For travellers, China Telecom 17900 card is a good choice if only needs to call your home. And the rate is cheap, just 0.30 yuan / min for US, CA.

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