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Ofcom publish consultation on the future of regulation of phone-paid services
News | 21 November 2023
Today Ofcom have published a consultation to transfer regulation for PRS from PSA to Ofcom.
PSA bans Ian Conway from the market for six years
News | 23 October 2023
The Phone-paid Services Authority (PSA) has banned Ian Conway from the premium rate services market for six years.
PSA and SB7 Mobile Limited reach settlement
News | 06 September 2023
The PSA and SB7 Mobile Limited (SB7) have reached a settlement in the investigation into SB7’s failure to provide to comply with a direction for information – the service provider did not respond within the specified timeframe and agreed extended deadline although it later provided the information requested.
What are phone-paid services?
Phone-paid services is the name given to all content, goods, or services charged to a phone bill. In law they are referred to as premium rate services.
Why have I been charged?
Phone payment is a popular and effective way of paying for a wide range of content goods and services.
New to the industry?
When you launch a new service in the phone-paid services market, there are five key steps which you need to take.
Code 15 is the new PSA Code of Practice which sets out Standards and Requirements that providers of phone-paid services must comply with. This replaces Code 14 and came into force on 5 April 2022.