What happens when you dial 999?

The most common queries we answer in the telecoms practice here at Exonia seem to be around 999, the UK’s specific emergency services calling number, giving access to the police, fire service, ambulance and coastguard. Everyone forgets the coastguard, including the AA when they branded themselves the UK’s fourth emergency service, much to the discontent

What’s all this CLI hoo-ha?

Everyone is all of a sudden very excited about Caller Line Identification, or CLI, at the moment. On October 1st 2018, new General Condition C6.6 comes into force in the UK obliging certain communications networks in the UK to prevent calls from reaching the called party where the CLI doesn’t have integrity. Or, rather, that’s