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Telephone Number Changes from 1st July 2015

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As many of you will be aware from 1st July 2015 the cost to call non-geographic numbers is changing. Ofcom, the industry regulator, has taken steps to simplify the charges, and clear up public confusion caused by unclear charges. Ofcom research has found that around £900 million is spent calling non-geo numbers each year in…

Warnings issued over Government departments use of higher-rate numbers

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Government departments have been warned against using higher-rate 0845 and 0870 numbers with new guidance issued by the Cabinet Office. Following a recent survey carried out by the National Audit Office which showed that calls to high-cost numbers have cost the UK public over £56m in 2012 alone. The Government have now said that it…

Ofcom to overhaul non-geographic call charging

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  The UK’s telecoms regulator has confirmed plans to overhaul charging mechanisms for some non-geographic number ranges, with the aim of making it clearer to consumers. Ofcom has revealed plans to regulate the way that the 08, 09 and 118 number ranges are charged in order to ‘tackle consumer confusion’ about the costs of calling…

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Charitable donation from Core Telecom recognised by leading Member of Parliament in letter to Mahmood Mazhar

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Letter from Stuart Andrew MP to Mahmood Mazhar, Core’s CEO Core Telecom’s recent donation to new children’s charity, Dreams & Wishes, has been recognised by leading Member of Parliament, Stuart Andrew. In a letter to Core Telecom’s Chief Executive, Mahmood Mazhar, Mr Andrew said that ‘Core Telecom will help to raise awareness of this wonderful…

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Core Telecom at World Telemedia

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  Following its high profile headline sponsorship of Telemedia 360 in May , Core Telecom will once again be present at World Telemedia which is taking place in Amsterdam this week. Core Telecom’s Managing Director and Commercial Director will be representing the company at this bi-annual trade show for interactive industries, which features an exhibition,…

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Core Telecom to exhibit at Great British Business Show

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Core Telecom, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of inbound telephony solutions to UK businesses and charities, will be exhibiting at a major national business conference and exhibition in November. The Great British Business Show, which takes place alongside the Business Start Up show at Earls Court on 17-18 November, will feature 140 seminars and…

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Countdown to PhonepayPlus Code of Practice (12th edition)

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The new PhonePayPlus Code of Practice comes into effect on 1st September 2011. Are you ready? PhonepayPlus (previously known as ICSTIS) regulates phone-paid services in the UK. These are the premium rate goods and services that can be bought by charging the cost to a phone bill or pre-pay account. These services are regulated using the…

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Core Telecom’s Marketing Chief becomes a member of Institute of Directors

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Richard Griffiths, Core Telecom Leeds-based Core Telecom’s Director of Marketing has joined the Institute of Directors. Richard Griffiths, who moved to Core Telecom from Hull-based KC in January this year, has more than a decade of sales, marketing and communications experience within the telecoms industry. He is also well known in the Yorkshire business community…

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Core Telecom joins Techmesh

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Leeds-based Core Telecom has become the latest high profile organisation to join techmesh, the Yorkshire and Humber region’s IT & Telecoms business-to-business network. As a Corporate Member, Core Telecom will be working closely with techmesh across the Yorkshire & Humber region. Mahmood Mazhar Chief Executive of Core Telecom said: “In a recent speech, The Lord…