Mobile phone numbers
07872 numbers are for mobile phones in the United Kingdom.
All UK 07 numbers are for mobiles, pagers and personal numbering.
Which network uses 07872 numbers?
07872 numbers are officially shared by three different operators:
- 07872 000000 to 199999 for O2
- 07872 200000 to 299999 for Cloud9 Communications
- 07872 300000 to 699999 for O2
- 07872 700000 to 799999 for Telecom 10
- 07872 800000 to 999999 for O2
All 07872 numbers will have originally been issued to customers by O2 or Switchconnect. However, customers are free to take their number with them when they change networks which means that an 07872 number is not a reliable indicator of which network a phone is currently connected to.
These are normal mobile numbers and most will usually be charged at standard rates.
Some phone companies exclude calls to 07872 numbers from inclusive call allowances – check your tariff details before calling.
Formatting an 07872 number
There is no set format for UK mobile phone numbers, but the commonest format is: 07872 xxxxxx
For international callers, use: +44 7872 xxxxxx