To clarify, I was not referring to the country code but to the area code – the code for the region.
Thus for Auckland the area code is 09. So when someone is WITHIN the Auckland region and wishes to call the number, do they need to include the area code as well, or can this be omitted?
I am trying to ascertain how transparent the virtual number is – that is if it operates exactly the same as a local number here. With a local number when I call and Auckland number from within Auckland I DO NOT have to include the area code – this is automatically assumed. Only if I am external to the region do I need to include the area code.
To answer this question, in this instance, the virtual number works transparently as a ‘normal’ number; that is the area code prefix is not required when the number is dialed from within the area code region.