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Ofcom decides to cap wholesale cost of connecting 070 calls

Monday 1 October 2018 | 11:01 CET | News
UK regulator Ofcom has announced new rules for 070 numbers to protect consumers from unexpected call costs and fraud. Ofcom has decided to cap the wholesale cost of connecting 070 calls as consumers often mistake 070 numbers for mobile numbers, even though they are more expensive to call.

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Categories: Fixed
Countries: United Kingdom
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This is another great step in Ofcom's programme of Simplifying Non-geographic Numbers. Previous work on 03, 080, 084, 087 and 09 numbers and on Mobile Termination Rates has greatly simplified these call charges and improved transparency. Further work on 118 numbers is ongoing.
Ian G @ 1/10/2018 - 13:32


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