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Norway to bring in priority calls for essential services

Wednesday 23 October 2013 | 12:27 CET | News
Norwegian postal and telecoms regulator PT has issued regulations concerning priority use of the mobile telephony network for bodies providing critical public services in crisis situations. Operators will be required to sell priority subscriptions from 30 June 2014. These subscriptions will enable the subscriber's calls to override ongoing calls if the network is at full capacity, and priority calls will be carried on another provider's network under roaming arrangements if the customer is out of the reception area for their own network. Priority calls will not override emergency calls.

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