3155 Communication means type code
Code specifying the type of communication address.
- String (AN)
- Min 1 / Max 3
Code Description AA Circuit switchingA process that, on demand, connects two or more data terminal equipments and permits the exclusive use of a data circuit between them until the connection is released (ISO). AB SITACommunications number assigned by Societe Internationale de Telecommunications Aeronautiques (SITA). AC ARINCCommunications number assigned by Aeronautical Radio Inc. AD AT&T mailboxAT&T mailbox identifier. AE Peripheral devicePeripheral device identification. AF U.S. Defense Switched NetworkThe switched telecommunications network of the United States Department of Defense. AG U.S. federal telecommunications systemThe switched telecommunications network of the United States government. AH World Wide WebData exchange via the World Wide Web. AI International calling country codeIdentifies that portion of an international telephone number representing the country code to be used when calling internationally. AJ Alternate telephoneIdentifies the alternate telephone number. AK Videotex numberCode that identifies the communications number for the online videotex service. AL Cellular phoneIdentifies the cellular phone number. AM International telephone direct lineThe international telephone direct line number. AN O.F.T.P. (ODETTE File Transfer Protocol)ODETTE File Transfer Protocol. AO Uniform Resource Location (URL)Identification of the Uniform Resource Location (URL) Synonym: World wide web address. AP Very High Frequency (VHF) radio telephoneVHF radio telephone. AQ X.400 address for mail textThe X.400 address accepting information in the body text of a message. AR AS1 addressAddress capable of receiving messages in accordance with the EDIINT/AS1 protocol for MIME based EDI . AS AS2 addressAddress capable of receiving messages in accordance with the EDIINT/AS2 protocol. AT AS3 addressAddress capable of receiving messages in accordance with the EDIINT/AS3 protocol. AU File Transfer ProtocolAddress capable for receiving message in accordance with the File Transfer Protocol (IETF RFC 959 et. al.). AV Inmarsat call numberContact number based on Inmarsat. AW Radio communication call signContact number for radio communication based on call sign. CA Cable addressThe communication number identifies a cable address. EI EDI transmissionNumber identifying the service and service user. EM Electronic mailExchange of mail by electronic means. EX ExtensionTelephone extension. FT File transfer access methodAccording to ISO. FX TelefaxDevice used for transmitting and reproducing fixed graphic material (as printing) by means of signals over telephone lines or other electronic transmission media. GM GEIS (General Electric Information Service) mailboxThe communication number identifies a GEIS mailbox. IE IBM information exchangeThe communication number identifies an IBM IE mailbox. IM Internal mailInternal mail address/number. MAPostal service document delivery. PB Postbox numberThe communication number identifies a postbox. PS Packet switchingThe process of routing and transferring data by means of addressed packets so that a channel is occupied only during the transmission; upon completion of the transmission the channel is made available for the transfer of other packets (ISO). SW S.W.I.F.T.Communications address assigned by Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications s.c. TE TelephoneVoice/data transmission by telephone. TG TelegraphText transmission via telegraph. TL TelexTransmission of text/data via telex. TM TelemailTransmission of text/data via telemail. TT TeletextTransmission of text/data via teletext. TX TWXCommunication service involving Teletypewriter machines connected by wire or electronic transmission media. Teletypewriter machines are the devices used to send and receive signals and produce hardcopy from them. XF X.400 addressThe X.400 address. XG PagerIdentifies that the communication number is for a pager. XH International telephone switchboardThe international telephone switchboard number. XI National telephone direct lineThe national telephone direct line number. XJ National telephone switchboardThe national telephone switchboard number.