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Stay on top of regulatory changes and emerging industry guidelines through Bandwidth’s resident experts.


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June 30, 2022

UNITED STATES

STIR/SHAKEN—The extension granted to foreign-based small service voice providers to register in the Robocall Mitigation Database(RMD) is coming to an end. To avoid any interruption in service, you must be registered in the RMD by June 30, 2022.

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July 31, 2022

SINGAPORE

National routing will be mandatory for any calls using Level 6 numbers calling into Singapore. Any calls sent internationally will be blocked at the point of entry into Singapore as of July 31, 2022.

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January 1, 2023

FRANCE

Sub-allocation of numbers will no longer be allowed. This decision applies only to numbers assigned after January 1, 2023 and does not affect numbers that have already been sub-allocated before January 1, 2023.

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July 25, 2023

FRANCE

As part of the Number Authentication Mechanism Program (“MAN Program”) all operators in France will be required to:
- install the STIR/SHAKEN mechanism and
- install and take part in the additional mechanisms and initiatives to combat fraud and spoofing, (i.e. monitoring platform).

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Ongoing

FINLAND

The Finnish Regulator, FICORA, has issued recommendations that Finnish carriers block calls with Finnish Landline caller ID terminating to Finland over international routes. These are being implemented in unison by major networks.

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STIR/SHAKEN

Aimed at combating fraudulent robocalls and phone number spoofing, the FCC has adopted rules based on the STIR/SHAKEN standards to help restore consumer trust in the calls we receive.

Learn more about STIR/SHAKEN

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RAY BAUM’s Act

The FCC requires that enterprises provide a “dispatchable location” to public safety at the time of a 911 call. Meeting the deadlines requires precise 911 location along with modern dynamic location capabilities.

Learn more about RAY BAUM’s Act

Kari’s Law

Kari’s Law, which went into effect on February 16, 2020, requires direct dialing to 911 and that enterprises notify designated personnel when a 911 call has been placed.

Learn more about Kari’s Law

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*Disclaimer: The information provided in this post does not, and is not
intended to, constitute legal advice; instead, all information is for
general informational purposes only.
** All information current as on 25th June, 2022

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