Ofcom changing phone numbers again

  TOPCAT® 17:21 11 Apr 2007
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Quote: 'In effect, what this all means is that anybody with an 0845, 0870 and even a dreaded 0871 number will be able to swap over and use 0345, 0370 and 0371. Crucially, they won't be able to make money out of people calling the new numbers, though....' click here

I reckon it's a move in the right direction if it means we will see the demise of those pesky inflated charges.

As an aside, don't you think it appropriate that all MI6 numbers should start with 007? :o)) TC.

  TOPCAT® 11:46 12 Apr 2007

Closing. TC.

  johndrew 12:15 12 Apr 2007

`.. with an 0845, 0870 and even a dreaded 0871 number will be able to swap ..`

The way I read this is that those using the `expensive` numbers are not forced to change thus leaving the risk of overcharging present. Is it the way I read it or is this so?

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