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

Consultation published 15|04|2013

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.

Consultation Document

Simplifying non-geographic numbers - Part A  PDF Document  (750 kB)

Summary of concerns and overall approach, including legal framework and powers

Simplifying non-geographic numbers - Part B  PDF Document  (413 kB)

The unbundled tariff

Simplifying non-geographic numbers - Part C  PDF Document  (944 kB)

Making 080 and 116 free-to-caller

Consultation Annexes & Associated Documents

Simplifying non-geographic numbers - Part A - Annexes 1 - 7  PDF Document  (132 kB)

How to respond to this consultation, list of sources and glossary

Simplifying non-geographic numbers - Part A - Annexes 8 - 13  PDF Document  (1340 kB)

Analysis of concerns, impact assessment cost and benefits, and legal powers

Simplifying non-geographic numbers - Part A - Annexes 14 - 18  PDF Document  (399 kB)

Draft modifications to legal instruments

Simplifying non-geographic numbers - Part B  PDF Document  (1364 kB)

Response to stakeholder comments on the unbundled tariff

Simplifying non-geographic numbers - Part C  PDF Document  (1095 kB)

Analysis and response to stakeholder comments on making 080 and 116 free-to-caller

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Consultation Dates

Start date: 15 April 2013
End date: 28 May 2013

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