[asterisk-users] OT: UK PPP certification -- what is it?
steve-asterisk at gbnet.net
Fri Aug 13 06:58:36 CDT 2010
On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 12:46:51PM +0100, Faris Raouf wrote:
> They mean PhonePayPlus (formerly ICSTIS). www.phonepayplus.org.uk
> I am not aware of them certifying particular phone systems. Rather, they
> impose certain requirements and obligations on the service provider
> depending on the nature of the service being provided and the number range
> it is provided on.
> But maybe more stringent regulations and phone system certification does
> apply to certain types of service which I've never had to deal with - adult
> stuff, for example - so I'd give them a call if you can't find the info on
> their website.
PhonepayPlus are the 'regulator' for premium phone services in the UK
(well they're independent but work with Ofcom the regulator).
It depends on what services you're offering, but the rules are pretty
stringent to stop fraudulent use of PRS numbers and top stop scames etc.
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