PhonepayPlus announce review of regulation of mobile content services

The spontaneity and simplicity of the phone-paid payment mechanism allows millions of consumers to enjoy mobile services such as ringtones and other downloads, competitions and TV voting. Most consumers use these services without worry or aggravation.

The review, which PhonepayPlus aims to publish in July, will provide an overview of mobile phone-paid services, and identify issues affecting UK consumers. Of particular interest to PhonepayPlus at this early stage are:

  • Unsolicited promotions, especially text messages;
  • Price transparency and the use of words that indicate content is ‘free’; and
  • Subscription services (e.g. ringtones) and the ‘STOP’ command

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PhonepayPlus forum – Tuesday 22nd April (London)

Sarah Godfrey, Sales & Marketing Director at 4D will be attending. website

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4D consults with PhonepayPlus over VOIP connections!

voip2.gif 4D are today – 27th March 2008 – meeting with PhonepayPlus (www.phonepayplus.org.uk) to discuss the impact and possibilities that connection to services via VOIP (voice over internet protocol) will bring to the Industry. 4D is leading the field in terms of bringing this capability to market and is keen to be in the vanguard of ensuring that appropriate processes and controls are in place.

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