The SIP-AS application translates a non-geographic number
into a hidden geographic number
by means of user profile information in the in-memory database after receiving an initial INVITE request from the CSCF server.
As the 0844 contract has now expired, Northumbria Healthcare has used the opportunity to introduce the new non-geographic 03 number, which means anyone calling switchboard in the future will be charged no more than a call to a geographic number
, regardless of whether they are using a landline or mobile.
At the Grange Surgery, also in Cardiff, a member of staff who only gave her name as 'Karen' insisted they were about to change to a geographic number
And GPs with these contracts had until April 2011 to review the arrangements and consider whether a patient was paying more than a call to a geographic number
, such as 01 or 02.
People living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan are told to call a geographic number
if they have a medical emergency outside normal GP surgery opening hours.
Users who download the app and enter their details are given a virtual geographic number
depending on their desired location.
PTA directed all interesting MVNOs to submit their numbering plans prior to commence their service operation keeping mandatory features in the subscribers numbers including Mobile country code (MCC), Mobile network code, (MNC), National destination code (NDC) along with geographic number
as per ITU-T recommendations.
Some provide full flexibility in the use of geographic numbers
, while others require a link to the area with which the geographic number
The cost for the service, including a UK geographic number
and excluding broadband costs, is GBP2 per month.
Fax services have a speed of at least 2 400 bit / s and quality to all national and international fixed public telephone networks, - free access and equipment construction (including its installation and configuration) to coordinate the service provider~s network interface with the available equipment of the contracting authority, - the service provider ensures that the existing geographic numbers
and numbering plan used by the employer are retained and that the services used so far are maintained as geographical numbers and ddi organization (automatic incoming call, Each of the pbx~s internal pbxs having the corresponding geographic number
by which to connect without an operator or voice interactive menu), Ensuring portability.
In April 2010 NHS bosses demanded that GPs ensure patients pay no more than the cost of a call to a geographic number
to contact the surgery by telephone.