The Irish Mobile Operators’ Code of Practice for the Responsible and Secure Use of Mobile Phones

August 31, 2021

The Code of Practice developed by the mobile operators - eir, Tesco Mobile, Three Ireland, Virgin Media Ireland and Vodafone Ireland - under the auspices of Telecommunications Industry Ireland establishes the standards which mobile operators will adhere to regarding: 

  • Parental controls for minors’ access to mobile services
  • Malicious or offensive person to person communications
  • Unsolicited commercial communications (spam) 
  • Internet access
  • Premium rate services
  • Garda blocking initiative
  • The Code represents the minimum common commitment of the mobile industry. Individual operators may introduce additional measures that are consistent with the Code.
Code of Practice mobile phone usage pdf | 438.6 kb