2011-03-11

Plan of action (OFCOM)

OK, trying again. I have now sent a new application simply re-iterating the fact that we obviously comply with the rules for 07 mobile numbers as we are indeed required to by law. I have also sent a letter formally asking for clarification of how they interpret the rules.

But the other part of my plan is that I have sent an application on the basis that we own and operate a mobile network. It is only a pilot now, with three base stations in Bracknell, but easily extended.

The technology is 802.11 WiFi base stations using SIP/WiFi connected mobile phones.

I am not sure the size of the network is relevant for numbering requests.

We'll see what they say this time.

3 comments:

  1. If you need another base station in Glasgow ;)

    ReplyDelete
  2. That is indeed the irony - providing a wide range of coverage but very thinly (i.e. pico-cells) using WiFi is very easy.

    ReplyDelete
  3. I assume you're aware of UK01? It's a UK mobile network, licensed to use low power GSM transmitters (WiFi levels) only.

    If not, look them up - if they can get 07 numbers, you could persuade many customers to host WiFi for you, and have "national*" coverage to a higher level than UK01 currently has.

    ReplyDelete

Comments are moderated purely to filter out obvious spam, but it means they may not show immediately.

A sign of the times

There is an old road sign on Belmont Road, Abergavenny. Old, and rusty, and not even that easy to read. It was worse, it was covered in ivy,...