Are you switched on about the switch-off?

Did you know that in 2025, the UK's old copper-based phone network will be switched off, resulting in the withdrawal of all traditional services?

Telecoms
Company News - April 2021

The latest news from TTNC, the telecoms industry and the regulator this month - April 2021.

News
FluBot 'package delivery' SMS scam

Many people have reported receiving a text message asking them to install a delivery tracking app because they have missed a delivery. The app is spyware known as FluBot, and it's affecting Android phones and devices throughout the UK.

News
Seven Tips to Stay Connected

Ofcom has published 7 tips to help you manage data and get your household the bandwidth they need, for video streaming, virtual meetings and voice calls.

Industry
TTNC's year in brief

Despite 2020 being anything but ordinary, we have been able to achieve numerous things as a company, even while working from our respective home offices, dining rooms and back bedrooms.

Company News
Scam calls fall by 75%

Scam calls using the 070 number range have decreased by 75% between October 2019 and September 2020.

News
TTNC make it three in a row!

Thursday afternoon saw the 2020 ITSPA Awards take place. The virtual ceremony saw TTNC crowned the Best ITSP - Small Enterprise.

Industry
TTNC is Shortlisted for three ITSPA Awards!!

ITSPA, today, announced their shortlists for the ITSPA Awards. We're proud to announce that we have been shortlisted in all three categories we entered!

Comms Council UK
Ban on selling ‘locked’ mobile phones

Some of the UK Mobile Phone providers sell locked mobile phones so they cannot be used on another network. Ofcom is now proposing to ban the sale of locked mobile devices to remove this extra hurdle for customers.

Regulatory
Ofcom fines company for 'Telephone Slamming'

After an eleven-month investigation, Ofcom found Fareham based service provider 'Onestream' guilty of Telephone Slamming and fined them £35,000.

Regulatory
New rules for phone-paid subscription services

The Phone-paid Services Authority (PSA) introduced new rules for Phone-paid subscription services which came into effect on the 1st November 2019.

Regulatory
Document Verification for International Numbers

Regulatory enforcement related to phone numbers is on the rise around the world. This increased scrutiny is driven by various factors including increased incidents of misuse and abuse of phone numbers, and heightened national security concerns.

Regulatory
Number Porting Protection

Looking beyond current porting arrangements, Ofcom believes that it's time to transform how telephone numbers are administered, authenticated and ported.

Regulatory
Zapier: What is it, and how can it enhance your TTNC experience

Zapier is a web tool that allows you to connect apps you use every day to automate tasks and save time.

Call Tracking
Fined for not providing access to 999 and 112 Emergency Services

Following an investigation, Ofcom has imposed a £24,500 fine to cloud communications company 'Vonage' for failing to provide uninterrupted access to 999 and 112 Emergency services.

VoIP
Ofcom fines company £50,000 for breaking number porting rules

A warning to any Communication company who tries to stop their customers from switching to another provider.

Industry
Price caps for intra-EU communications

New EU rules on retail price caps for intra-EU communications are being introduced and come into effect on the 15th May 2019.

Industry
New price cap on calling 118 numbers

In an attempt to protect people who use 118 directory enquiry services from high call charges, Ofcom is introducing a new price cap on all calls made to 118 numbers.

Ofcom
Blockchain could be used to manage UK telephone numbers

TTNC to work with Ofcom to trial the porting and management of telephone numbers using blockchain and ledger technology.

Virtual Numbers
New rules to combat high call costs and scams

From October 1st 2019, phone users will have protection from high charges for calling ‘070’ numbers.

News
TTNC winner of ITSPA Award

TTNC wins Best VoIP Vertical Solution at the 2018 ITSPA Awards!

Comms Council UK
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