The home of network interoperability standards
NICC left 8px

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.

Latest news

NICC Open Forum and AGM 2018

The NICC Open Forum and AGM 2018 was held at One Great George Street, London on 7 November 2018. 

The presentations from the event are now available in the 'Events - Open Forum 2018' area.


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

ND1704V3.1.1 End to End Network Performance Rules and Objectives for the Interconnection of NGNs

ND1704V1.1.1 Annex IV Performance Calculator

ND1444V1.1.1 DTMF Best Practice Guide (BPG)

ND1520V1.1.1 - Operation of below 17.7 Mhz in VDSL spectrum

NICC current work

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

  • ALL IP end to end
  • Nuisance Calls and CLI
  • SIP NNI and Corporate Network Connection
  • IP access to Emergency Services
  • Interworking between network protocols
  • SIP Overload Control
  • Minimum security requires for interconnection CPs
  • Overlapping Gfast and VDSL

These and more current work areas are detailed here.  

NICC right 8px

© 2019 NICC Standards Limited.

Hosted by: