08/02/2009

Extending Premium Rate Services Regulation to 087 Numbers | Ofcom

Extending Premium Rate Services Regulation to 087 Numbers | Ofcom

Ofcom has confirmed that PhonePayPlus will regulate calls to 0871 and 0872 numbers that are charged above 5p per minute up to 10p per minute, 09 numbers from 5 through 10p per minute will also come uder PhonePayPlus regulation.

This will come into force on August 1st 2009. Consumers using these numbers should: -

* be better informed about the price of calls.

* be able to complain about excessively long call waiting times.

* be better protected from scams.
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