Nuisance Calls & SMS: Joint Action Plan Update

Ofcom and the ICO have published an update on their joint action plan to tackle nuisance calls and SMS messages.

Ofcom
What is a memorable number and why do they matter?

What is a Memorable number and why do they matter? An explanation about Memorable numbers and why you should use them.

Virtual Numbers
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
​Call Recording and GDPR

Although Call recording has many uses and benefits, you should be aware of the legislation covering Call Recording and ensure that you are compliant with the new GDPR rules which came in to effect on 25th May 2018.

Services
Ofcom Statement: Guidelines for Calling Line Identification Facilities

On the 26th April 2018 OFCOM published a statement in relation to the guidelines for Calling Line Identification facilities.

Telecoms
Memorable Numbers

Telephones are a key part of your business. You need to ensure that you are making the most of your telephone system, starting with the number itself.

Telecoms
Mini Case Study - how numbers break down barriers

In just a month’s time, runners will be gearing up to take part in the Morrisons Great North Run, all in aid of charity. Wh

Telecoms
The death of 03 numbers?

If you weren’t already aware, on 1st July 2015 it became free to call an 0800 number from a mobile. This is fantastic news

Telecoms
Increase your business with a Freephone number

0800 numbers are a well known and very popular number range in the UK. The main reason is that it doesn’t cost anything to

Telecoms
The difference between fake and virtual telephone numbers

Reading through the BBC website the other day, I stumbled across this interesting little article about fake phone numbers.

Telecoms
How having a Local Number can benefit your business

In part 2 of our series looking at Local Numbers, we consider the cost to call this type of number. Local Numbers are widel

Telecoms
A brief history of Local Numbers in the UK

Local Numbers are second nature to us. Certainly for me it’s difficult to imagine a time when area codes weren’t presented

Telecoms
International Numbers now available from TTNC

TTNC has been around for nearly ten years now and we’ve always offered a brilliant selection of UK numbers. But now, for th

Telecoms
How relevant is a local number's prefix?

There is quite often some degree of confusion when it comes to choosing a local number and it is mostly caused by the prefi

Telecoms
Fixed lines get old - long live virtual Local Numbers!

  024 numbers are allocated for use in the Coventry area of the UK, but this sign is in Chelmsford in the South East.

Telecoms
To be clear - 070 numbers are not mobile numbers

You may not know this, but 070 numbers were actually introduced in the mid-nineties. But despite being around for nearly 20

Telecoms
What have freephone numbers around the world got in common?

One sad thing about working in the telecoms industry is that you notice and think about phone numbers wherever you go. I’ve

Telecoms
How can a phone number make a difference to your directory position?

  The majority of our customers will be advertising in a directory of some description. Depending on what type busines

Telecoms
A guide to finding a call tracking provider

Tracking inbound phone calls is becoming a “must have service” for a lot of companies these days. If you’re doing any sort

Telecoms
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