premium-rate

premium-rate

adj
(Telecommunications) Brit (relating to telephone calls) charged at a higher than standard rate
Translations

premium-rate

[ˈpriːmɪəmˌreɪt] ADJ (Telec) → con aplicación de la máxima tarifa

premium-rate

adj (Telec) callzum Höchsttarif; premium-rate telephone numbersTelefonnummern pl, → die man zum Höchsttarif anrufen kann; premium-rate servicesLeistungen pl, → für die man den Höchsttarif bezahlen muss
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BUSINESSES that offer customer service phone lines face the prospect of court action if they don't scrap premium-rate numbers by the June 13 deadline, leading North East telecoms expert Mike Odysseas has warned.
HOMEOWNERS are being warned of a parcel scam which dupes people into calling a premium-rate phone number.
BROADCASTING watchdog Ofcom plans to toughen rules for taking part in TV shows following a number of premium-rate phone-in scandals.
Broadcasting watchdog Ofcom yesterday announced proposals to toughen regulations for participation TV shows after premium-rate phone-in scandals.
A force spokesman said there were concerns the message was a bid to dupe into dialling a premium-rate number.
Broadcaster itv said today it had seen a sharp fall in the amount of money it takes from premium-rate quiz and game show phone-ins.
Tougher laws may be brought in against TV broadcasters who unfairly exploit viewers with premium-rate phone-ins, Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell said today.
ENERGY provider British Gas has been fined pounds 5,000 for keeping customers on hold for an "unreasonable amount of time" on a premium-rate number.
A PROBE is being launched into premium-rate phone lines to TV quiz shows.
Following reports to ICSTIS, the UK's telephone industry regulator, from disgruntled internet users who have fallen victim to premium-rate telephone fraud, Sophos is advising users of dial-up internet connections to update their anti-virus protection against the latest computer malware.
Internet security company Sophos has issued a warning over premium-rate telephone fraud through Trojan horses infecting PCs.
PHONE companies have promised to crack down on text messages which lure mobile users into calling costly premium-rate numbers.