Ofcom Publishes New Rules for Telecom Providers to Combat Scam Calls

The Office of Communications, commonly known as Ofcom, is the government-approved regulatory and competition authority for the broadcasting, telecommunications and postal industries of the United Kingdom. On November 15, 2022, Ofcom released new regulations intended to crackdown on scam calls and scammers using Caller ID information for fraudulent purposes. The new rules are specifically intended to enhance the accuracy of Calling Line Identification (CLI) data.

Providers of telecom services in the UK are advised to review the Advisory of Preiskel & Co LLP, linked below:

ADVISORY:  Ofcom publishes new rules for telecoms providers to combat scam calls


About Preiskel & Co LLP and Le Club Telecom

Preiskel & Co LLP is a telecoms, competition and technology law firm based in London, UK, and founding member of “Le Club Telecom.” Le Club Telecom is a group of independent top-tier European law firms specialized in telecommunications. Members of Le Club Telecom are part of The CommLaw Group’s trusted referral network of global professional service firms. Together with our firm, Le Club Telecom offers a ‘one-stop hub’ for telecommunications clients across North American and Western Europe. Le Club Telecom member firms provide advice covering regulatory, commercial, competition, M&A, litigation, and taxation (and more).

The CommLaw Group: Global Professional Services Referral Network

To provide our Communications & Information Technology clients with the ability to enter new markets throughout the globe in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and policies (in accordance with strategies and fee structures tailored to each client’s unique circumstances), Marashlian & Donahue, PLLC, The CommLaw Group, is continuously evaluating international professional service firms and growing its referral network. Our goal in forming a global network of professional service referral firms is to ensure our clients receive the same scope, level, and nature of service they are accustomed to and trust they will receive from our firm and to make our clients’ desire to expand into international markets a process that is as efficient, seamless, and stress-free as possible.

Any international professional services firm, either legal or consultative, seeking to become part of our firm’s network must demonstrate its alignment with the following overarching philosophy and expectations:

Multi-National “Big Law” Firm and/or Big 4 Consulting Firm Expertise and Experience, Delivered with the Personalized Service, Pragmatism & Practicality, and Value of our Boutique Law Firm

  • Deep expertise in Telecom & Tech Law fields
  • Shared values and practice philosophies
  • Commitment to value-driven service provided at reasonable rates and transparent, predictable fee arrangements

If your company is considering expanding internationally or otherwise requires experienced professional guidance on a country-specific or regional basis, contact Jonathan S. Marashlian at jsm@commlawgroup.com for more information on The CommLaw Group’s Global Professional Services Referral Network.




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