Changes Are Coming for Providers and Users of 800 Numbers

Changes Are Coming for Providers and Users of 800 Numbers

May 22, 2018

Client Alert

Brownstein Client Alert, May 22, 2018

The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) is slated to consider potential new rules concerning the use of 800 numbers at its upcoming June 7, 2018, open meeting. One item involves the increasing ability of consumers to send and receive texts using 800 numbers. The FCC intends to clarify that its current rules require text messaging providers to obtain authorization from the entity that subscribes to the 800 number before text enabling that 800 number.

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