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Get ready for Brexit on 31 October 2019

Businesses and organisations Businesses and self-employed If you trade any goods or services with the EU you’ll need to get ready for Brexit. For example, you need to take action if you: export goods to the EU import goods from the EU transport goods by road export animals or animal products export services to the EU move goods between Ireland and...
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OTT VoIP Calling Apps are Telecom Services under EU Law

Telephone calling apps, such as Skype, Viber and Google Hangouts, are subject to European telecom regulation, the European Court of Justice has ruled. Such services may now be required to comply with EU obligations that apply to traditional telephone services, such as registration, privacy, consumer protection and law enforcement access to user communications. In other countries (notably the US...
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OpenTAP access number changes

Due to the new Ofcom regulation changes effective immediately you are required to change the access number for OpenTAP Due to legislation and regulation changes, Ofcom has decided that as of October 1st, 2019 all 070 Personal Numbers will be re-rated to the cost of a mobile call. Therefore we can no longer support OpenTAP on the current access numbers 07045607101 or 07011106620. You must therefor...
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Regulation of VoIP Services: Access to the Emergency Services

Requirement for UK VoIP service providers to allow access to e911 Emergency Calls (eg. 999, 101 etc) Ofcom are the independent regulator of television, radio, telecommunications and wireless communications services in the UK. This consultation document sets out our proposed approach to regulating types of Voice over Internet Protocol services (VoIP services) that allow users to call ordinary fixe...
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COUNTDOWN TO 0871 REGULATION

In accordance with Ofcom’s decision in April 2006, ICSTIS will regulate 0871 numbers from early 2008. This statement aims to clarify the timetable for introducing this change and reiterate the essential objectives. ICSTIS’ pre-consultation emphasised the importance of pricing clarity as previously outlined by Ofcom in its Statement on NTS. It is vital that consumers understand that 0871 numbers...
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