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New rules to combat high call costs and 070 scams

October 1st, 2019 DEADLINE. Changes to 070 numbering call costs. Phone users will be protected from high charges for calling ‘070’ numbers – which are often mistaken for mobiles but cost much more to call. Ofcom has decided to cap the wholesale cost of connecting 070 calls, to help protect callers from fraud and unexpected call costs. 070 numbers are designed to be used as a ‘follow me’ servi...
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070 numbers – End of Life

070 Personal Numbers are changing on October 1st, 2019. Are you ready for the change? From October 1st, 2019 the telecom regulations and pricing for 070 numbers will be changing, as all UK 070 numbers are being re-rated to 07 mobile rates. This means that many of our customers will either have to move to 087 numbers or just add some call credit to your customer account to cover your international...
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Important message for all OpenTAP gateway users

Introducing OpenTAP, the UK's No.1 TAP to SMS Text Messaging Gateway, approved by Texecom, Honeywell and Pyronix. The Vodafone TAP gateway is unreliable and no longer recommended by the alarm manufacturers. Its time to switch to OpenTAP, the managed and reliable TAP to SMS text messaging gateway which is approved by all the major alarm manufacturers. Just input the OpenTAP access number 0911-732-...
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Important changes to your 084 and 087 numbers

The communications regulator OFCOM are making changes to the way consumers are charged for calling 084 and 087 numbers. These changes have been introduced to make the call charges more transparent and easier to understand. Therefore this is great news for your business and more importantly your customers, who will feel more comfortable calling your 084 or 087 number. All FranzCom cust...
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