Simplifying non-geographic numbers - Policy position on the introduction of the unbundled tariff and changes to 080 and 116 ranges

  • Start: 15 April 2013
  • Status: Closed
  • End: 28 May 2013

Non-geographic calls are those made to 03, 05, 070/076, 080, 0845, 0870, 0843/4, 0871/2/3, 09, 116 and 118 numbers. Consumers use these number ranges to call businesses, financial institutions, helplines and government agencies, to get information and to make payments for services.

Simplifying non-geographic numbers - Part A (Summary of concerns and overall approach, including legal framework and powers) (PDF, 749.6 KB)

Simplifying non-geographic numbers - Part B (The unbundled tariff) (PDF, 413.4 KB)

Simplifying non-geographic numbers - Part C (Making 080 and 116 free-to-caller) (PDF, 944.5 KB)

Update: 18 April 2013

Note that the version of the Part A Annexes 14 to 18 (the draft legal instruments) published on the 15 April 2013 had a page missing (page 289, the condition binding non-providers). This has now been included in the version below.

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4D_Interactive.pdf (PDF File, 671.1 KB) Organisation
Action4.pdf (PDF File, 93.2 KB) Organisation
AIME.pdf (PDF File, 66.7 KB) Organisation
BT.pdf (PDF File, 996.7 KB) Organisation
Campaign-Against-Rip-Off-Tel.pdf (PDF File, 29.8 KB) Organisation
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