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PhonepayPlus publishes 2011/12 business plan and new market report

29 March 2011



PhonepayPlus, the UK regulator of premium rates telephone services (PRS), today published its annual market report and a statement following consultation on its Business Plan & Budget for 2011/12.


PhonepayPlus’ annual market report, Current and Emerging Trends in the UK Premium Rate Services Market, shows growth in the PRS market, with revenues in 2010 totalling £816.2 million, a 0.8% increase compared to the 2009. The Business Plan and market report are published in the week that PhonepayPlus launches its new Code of Practice for the PRS industry.

The proposed PhonepayPlus budget for levy-funded activity in 2011/12 is £3,799,743, a real terms decrease of 13.2% on 2010/11. The adjusted industry levy for 2011/12 will be 0.35%, and applies to all outpayments payable by network operators to service providers in respect of revenue generated by premium rate services.

Please click here to view PhonepayPlus’ final statement on its 2011/12 Business Plan & Budget.

Please click here to view the Current and Emerging Trends in the UK Premium Rate Services Market report.