ARCEP – Numbering

On April 11, 2019, Britain's telecoms regulator Ofcom has published three public consultations, open until June 6, on the future of telephony in the United Kingdom, in order to: Promote trust in phone numbers,Change the telephone numbering plan,Reflect on the future of interconnection and call termination. We will return to numbering and...

7.1 General remark ARCEP decision #18-0881  is the first complete overhaul of the numbering plan and its management rules since 2005. The notion of interpersonal numbers disappears in favor of territorial numbers, which includes interpersonal and M2M numbers. 7.2 Reallocation time (or quarantine duration) of a number 7.2.1 Measures 1.2.2019:...

6.1 Recasting of the MCC-MNC (Mobile Country Code - Mobile Network Code) 6.1.1 Measures 1.8.2018: to support the implementation of LTE technology by other types of networks than publicly available mobile networks - independent networks such as PPDR (Public Protection and Disaster Relief) or PMR (Professional Mobile...

5.1 Explicit authorization to send SMS and MMS to and from fixed numbers 5.1.1 measures 1.8.2018: ARCEP decision #18-0881 no longer limits the use of geographic, non-geographic numbers, free-of-charge and standard rate short numbers and special numbers to voice services only, but explicitly mentions SMS / MMS messaging services. The...

4.1 Measures Prohibition, effective August 1, 2019, of using 10-digit geographic, non-geographic and mobile numbers as the calling line identification (CLI) of  calls or SMS / MMS mass-produced by an automated system In order to enhance user confidence in the calls and messages they receive and to enable...

3.1 Measures : Conditions of Use of the CLI as of August 1, 2019 a) Conditions of Use of a Number as a Calling line Identifier (CLI): The telephone number used as CLI or Message Sender ID must: be in accordance with the structure of the National numbering...

2.1 Location of residence of VAS clients 2.1.1 Measures 1.8.2018: Premium rate numbers may only be assigned to customers residing in the EEA or EFTA. 1.8.2018: Toll-free numbers can be assigned to customers regardless of where they are registered. 2.1.2 Main implications The prohibition to allocate premium-rate numbers to non-European...

1.1 Measures 1.8.2018: Restriction of the possibility by one operator (the depositor) to put numbers at the disposal of another one (the depository) to geographic numbers and mobile numbers of extended length: ARCEP decision 18-0881 provides that, from the date of its entry into force (August...