Procedures for the BEREC Databases of numbering ranges for value-added services and means of access to emergency services for roaming users
According to Article 16 of Regulation (EU) 2022/612 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 April 2022 on roaming on public mobile communications networks within the Union (hereinafter: Roaming Regulation), BEREC is required to establish and maintain a single Union-wide database of numbering ranges for value-added services (hereinafter: VAS) and a database of means of access to emergency services by 31 December 2022.
The objective is to protect roaming customers from incurring additional costs when using VAS in visited Member States and to ensure access to emergency services for users while roaming in the EU.
According to Recital 59 and 60 of the Roaming Regulation, BEREC should establish the procedures by which competent authorities are to provide and update the information in the databases.
This document intends to establish these procedures.