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Author Topic: BT No Longer Required To Give Indirect Access EG 18185 And CPS  (Read 21320 times)
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« on: September 28, 2013, 04:06:51 AM »

"we are removing BT's obligation to offer carrier pre-selection (CPS) and indirect access (IA) where BT's retail arm provides the retail access line"



http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/consultations/nmr-13/statement/statement-summary


Wonder if they will start blocking them soon.
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« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2013, 11:10:32 AM »

If BT retail are no longer required to offer CPS/IA then there is probably little need for the prefixes to exist at all. It's not likely that they are going to choose not to block them.

Alternative providers will still be available via 0800 numbers anyway.
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« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2013, 06:14:51 PM »

Alternative providers will still be available via 0800 numbers anyway.

Yes and in the case of 18185/1899/18866 be dearer to call geographical and other numbers. Shocked
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« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2013, 07:03:10 PM »

People aren't still using those particular providers are they? Their international rates have long been too high to be competitive and pretty much everybody has fixed and mobile calls inclusive on their landline or mobile contract!
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« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2013, 08:30:05 PM »

Loads of people still use them to make geographical calls from landlines,just 5p speak as long as you like, and for cheaper calls to 0845/0870 when they have not got inclusive minutes. Wink
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