Consumer protection test for telephone number allocation
- Start: 17 May 2007
- Status: Statement published
- End: 22 June 2007
Ofcom is introducing restrictions on the way that we issue telephone numbers to communications providers to ensure the best use of numbers and to better protect consumers from scams, fraud and other forms of abuse. This statement sets out our decision to implement the new consumer protection test for telephone number allocation and our reasons for doing so.