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Wednesday 17th October 2018
Whilst the implementation of the new CLI policies around General Conditions 6 has largely gone without incident,
we’ve experienced a number of reports of called parties wrongly seeing the Network Number, and the CPs concerned
aren’t acting swiftly to resolve it. We fully support Ofcom’s aims here, however we cannot – nor can
we allow [...] read more »
Wednesday 17th October 2018
We will be updating our Managed A-Z Termination rates and codes on October 24th 2018. Why not send us your CDRs from
other operators and compare what we’d have charged you? Rate files Our rates can be downloaded below. Please see
our new website to understand our different service levels. You can check (and change) your current service level in
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Tuesday 16th October 2018
by Ross McKillop General Condition 6 requires that all operators sending calls onto the PSTN set a Network Number that
is on their network to allow calls to be easily traced and reduce the impact of CLI spoofing which has been a regular
factor in consumer harm caused by misuse of the telephone network. Where [...] read more »
Monday 8th October 2018
With effect Wednesday 10th October we will be implementing the first phase of CLI changes for compliance with the
revised General Condition 6 as previously discussed here Outbound calls that do not have any valid Caller ID will not
complete after this date. We fully support supporting setting both the Presentation Number and Network Number
independently, [...] read more »
Wednesday 26th September 2018
Back in 2014, we launched Intelligent Call Rejection, a Simwood take on the traditional ACR service, which filtered out
calls where Caller ID Data is invalid or missing, whether or not it is merely “Withheld” from the end-user.
International and domestic calls are allowed, if their Caller ID is valid. Equally, without ACR, calls with [...] read more »
Wednesday 19th September 2018
As we near the mandatory changes to CLI handling in October, we’re seeing an increased number of tickets relating
to routing issues where certain CLI is presented, e.g. presenting a Mongolian mobile CLI on calls to a Mongolian number
fails, whereas a UK CLI works. We’re finding downstream carriers (well, some of them!) are implementing [...] read more »
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