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Developing interoperability standards for the UK

NICC is a technical forum for the UK communications sector that develops interoperability standards for public communications networks and services in the UK.  It is an independent organisation owned and run by its members.

It is now necessary to be a member to participate in NICC activities.  Learn more about NICC membership.

The NICC members' site [login required] contains information about forthcoming meetings, working and draft documentation. 

NICC is a trade mark of NICC Standards Ltd.


IET news

The IET has launched a new Cyber Security Consortium.  

 The following conferences are organised by the IET and may be of interest to NICC members. Please use the contact details on the specific conference page for any further details.





Latest news


New NICC specifications are now available on the 'Publications' page;

ND1031 - ALA UNI Specification

ND1436 - “Wires-only” VDSL2 Modem Test Plan

ND1518 - Data Sharing for DSM

ND1643 and Control Spreadsheet - Minimum Security Requirements for Interconnecting Communication Providers

NICC Open Forum and AGM 2015

The NICC Open Forum and AGM 2015 will be held at One Great George Street, London on 11 November 2015. 

The draft programme is available here.


NICC current work

NICC specifications are being developed for the following technical activities and interfaces:

  • Nuisance Calls and CLI
  • SIP NNI and Corporate Network Connection
  • IP access to Emergency Services
  • Interworking between network protocols

These and more current work areas are detailed here.  

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