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Arcep consults on plan to make fixed phone numbers portable across geographic areas

Friday 26 April 2019 | 16:43 CET | News
French telecom regulator Arcep has published a draft decision for public consultation proposing to allow users to keep their fixed phone number when moving to a different area code. Alongside this reform, the document also recommends the introduction of a new category of numbers starting with 090, to enable trials on a new authentication mechanism in the fight against fraud caused by hijacked phone numbers.

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Arcep
Countries: France
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