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NAME ^

Number::Phone::PT - Validate Portuguese phone numbers

SYNOPSIS ^

  use Number::Phone::PT;

  $number = 258374162;

  print "$number is valid" if is_valid($number);

  print "$number belongs to a home" if is_residential($number);

  print "$number is a celular phone" if is_mobile($number);

  print "$number belongs to someone" if is_personal($number);
  # same thing as ( is_residential($number) or is_mobile($number) )

  print "$number is from " . area_of($number) if is_residential($number);

DESCRIPTION ^

Validates Portuguese phone numbers. Does not check whether they exist or not; it just validates to see if they are well written.

Special numbers (as the emergency number 112, for instance), are currently not comtemplated.

PORTUGUESE PHONE NUMBERS ^

There are three kinds of telephone numbers in Portugal (currently): residential, mobile and service numbers.

All of these numbers are composed of nine digits.

RESIDENTIAL NUMBERS

Residential numbers always start with the digit 2. The first few digits identify the region it belongs to. Here is the list (note that the function area_of may return accentuated words):

21 lisboa
22 porto
231 mealhada
232 viseu
233 figueira da foz
234 aveiro
235 arganil
236 pombal
238 seia
239 coimbra
241 abrantes
242 ponte de sor
243 santarem
244 leiria
245 portalegre
249 torres novas
251 valenca
252 vila nova de famalicao
253 braga
254 peso da regua
255 penafiel
256 sao joao da madeira
258 viana do castelo
259 vila real
261 torres vedras
263 caldas da rainha
265 setubal
266 evora
268 estremoz
269 santiago do cacem
271 guarda
272 castelo branco
273 braganca
274 proenca-a-nova
275 covilha
276 chaves
277 idanha-a-nova
278 mirandela
279 moncorvo
281 tavira
282 portimao
283 odemira
284 beja
285 moura
286 castro verde
289 faro
291 funchal, porto santo
292 corvo, faial, flores, horta, pico
295 angra do heroismo, graciosa, sao jorge, terceira
296 ponta delgada, sao miguel, santa maria

MOBILE NUMBERS

Mobile numbers always start with the digit 9. The first two digits identify the operator it belongs to. Here is the list:

91 Vodafone / Yorn
93 Optimus
96 TMN

SERVICE NUMBERS

Service numbers start with 707, 760, 800 or 808 (currently). Please refer to Portugal Telecom in order to know how they work, as they change from time to time.

707 numero unico
760 numero unico
800 numero gratis
808 chamada local

MESSAGE FROM THE AUTHOR ^

If you're using this module, please drop me a line to my e-mail. Tell me what you're doing with it. Also, feel free to suggest new bugs^H^H^H^H^H features.

AUTHOR ^

Jose Alves de Castro, <cog [at] cpan [dot] org<gt>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

Copyright 2004 by Jose Alves de Castro

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

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