US phone users who dial 988 will be connected to a suicide counselor. This change to dialing plans will save lives.
The widespread adoption of origin based pricing in Europe is effectively a stealth tax that further encourages customers to switch to OTT services.
Telephony imposed a universal principle which will die as we transition to OTT. However, the numbering principle also serves other important goals, and will be difficult to replace.
An expert in number plan management talks about why he is partnering with the Risk & Assurance Group (RAG).