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Spain cuts directory inquiry number setup fee

Wednesday 14 February 2018 | 11:42 CET | News
Spain's Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Digital Agenda has revised the rules governing the use of directory inquiry numbers with a view to preventing abuses of the system. In a statement, the ministry said it had given operators of 118AB numbers three months to withdraw all call set up fees and applied a maximum fee of EUR 2.5 a minute compared to the previous maximum rate of EUR 6 a minute. In addition, the ministry said the maximum duration of a call will now be 10 minutes, meaning calls can cost no more than EUR 25. Callers will also be given a 20-second warning of the cost of the call

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Categories: General
Companies: CNMC
Countries: Spain
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