Mobile phone numbers
07978 numbers are for mobile phones in the United Kingdom.
All UK 07 numbers are for mobiles, pagers and personal numbering.
Which network uses 07978 numbers?
07978 numbers are officially shared by nine different operators:
- 07978 000000 to 099999 for Callax
- 07978 100000 to 199999 for QX Telecom
- 07978 200000 to 399999 for Cloud9 Communications
- 07978 400000 to 499999 for Cheers International
- 07978 500000 to 599999 for Icron Network
- 07978 600000 to 699999 for Oxygen8 Communications
- 07978 700000 to 799999 for Teleware
- 07978 800000 to 899999 for Truphone
- 07978 900000 to 999999 for IV Response
All 07978 numbers will have originally been issued to customers by one of these companies. However, customers are free to take their number with them when they change networks which means that an 07978 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 07978 numbers from inclusive call allowances – check your tariff details before calling.
Formatting an 07978 number
There is no set format for UK mobile phone numbers, but the commonest format is: 07978 xxxxxx
For international callers, use: +44 7978 xxxxxx