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Gaining Provider Led Business Switching

Ofcom confirmed a requirement for providers to develop and operate a new ‘One Touch Switch’ (OTS) process for all residential customers who switch landline voice and broadband services and to remove the existing Notification of Transfer (NOT) process. In addition, Business customers are required to follow an industry agreed Gaining Provider Led (GPL) process for their fixed voice and broadband switching.see the following website area for more info’.

UPDATE: FCS1331 Code of Practice for Business Radio Site Engineering

FCS is pleased to announce the release of the 2022 Revision of FCS1331 Code of Practice for Business Radio Site Engineering. The 2022 Revision is available free of charge.

Click HERE to find out more.

FCS Industry Engagement

‘FCS is fully engaged with Ofcom, OTA2, NICC & wider industry to ensure members are represented on ‘One Touch Switching (OTS), the move to All-IP and the Telecom Security Bill’, see the following website area for more info’.

Become a Member

FCS is an all-industry association: Membership is open to any organisation which supplies or supports business-grade communications solutions to commercial, public sector or private customers.

Harmful Interference from Small-Scale DAB

FCS firmly supports the deployment of Small-Scale DAB local radio stations that will enhance consumer choice PROVIDING THAT THOSE DEPLOYMENTS DO NOT CAUSE HARMFUL INTERFERENCE TO CRITICAL BR OPERATIONAL RADIOCOMMUNICATIONS. 

We believe that in some situations SS-DAB will cause Harmful Interference under the proposed regulation. 

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Welcome to FCS

FCS is the not-for-profit industry association for companies which deliver professional voice and data communications solutions to business and public sector customers in the UK. 

Whatever the delivery platform — radio, mobile, copper or fibre — the FCS Mission is to champion and defend the role of the professional communications provider in the converging market place.

12 Days of Compliance

FCS provide it’s 12 top tips for keeping Communication Service Providers compliant in the run up to Christmas.

Welcoming Stefanie Norman, Head of Regulation and Public Affairs

FCS welcomes Stefanie Norman to the team with her experience trying to persuade people to “do the right thing”, working across organisations and externally to gain consensus and get things moving.

Has the business radio sector permanently changed?

Changes in business radio customer demand volume and nature of solutions sought has left business-critical questions. FCS Comex 2023 can help with the answers.

Accreditation Schemes

FITAS Accreditation Scheme

FCS operates the Police fleet and GPS-approved code of practice for installing radio frequency equipment in motor vehicles.


OFCOM-endorsed code of best practice for radio mast site engineering and antenna commissioning.

Mark of Excellence

The Mark of Excellence program is created and championed by  our desire to lead the way in independently setting UK Quality Standards in Telecommunications.