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Submission by ACCAN to the Australian Communications Media Authority regarding the 'Structure of Australia’s telephone numbering plan' consultation.

This submission addressed questions raised regarding geographic numbering. The views in this paper should be considered alongside ACCAN's recent super-complaint about charges incurred from mobile calls to 13, 1300 and 1800 numbers.

The full super-complaint can downloaded here.

This submission considers the following: 

  • The purpose now served by freephone and local rate numbers.
  • Affordability and clarity of charges for calls to freephone and local rate numbers from mobile phones.
  • Affordability of calls to freephone and local rate numbers from mobile phones.
  • Geographic numbers.

Download: Submission to Numbering Plan review - Consultation Paper 1 Dec 10.pdf [Adobe Acrobat PDF - 311.7 KB]

Download: Submission to Numbering Plan review - Consultation Paper 1 Dec 10.doc [Word Document - 929 KB]