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Brexit one year on: Telecoms
  • CMS
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 23 2017

The telecommunications regulatory regime in the UK is based predominantly on EU Directives which were written with the aim of achieving an EU-wide


WiFi4EU, and you, and you
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 21 2017

On the 29 May, after six months of negotiation, the EU has reached political agreement on the scope of the WiFi4EU initiative and the funding it is to


Digital Economy Act: Hidden surprises for telecoms operators
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 21 2017

The Digital Economy Act received Royal Assent on 27 April. Whilst many aspects of the bill received considerable press coverage and will therefore


Communications and Politics: At a Glance
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 21 2017

On the morning of Friday 9th June, the British public awoke to a result that could not have been anticipated just a month before, with the


Legal separation of Openreach: significant reforms announced by Ofcom
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2017

On 10 March 2017, the UK telecoms regulator, Ofcom, announced significant reforms to how BT's network arm, Openreach, will be governed. Ofcom has


Ofcom imposes record breaking fine: a more punitive approach?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2017

On 26 March 2017, Ofcom (the UK telecommunications regulator) fined BT a record breaking £42 million for irregularities in compensation payments that


Direct Marketing Regulation in the UK Is Increasing
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • June 20 2017

The Digital Economy Act 2017 (the "Act") received Royal Assent in April 2017 and is now an Act of Parliament. The Act covers a range of topics, but


Legal Aspects of the Internet of Things - June 2017
  • Kemp IT Law
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 11 2017

Whilst there is still no formally accepted definition, the Internet of Things (IoT) is generally understood as everyday things, objects and devices


Satellite Bulletin January 2017: The Consequences Post Referendum for the UK Satellite and Space Industry- an update
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 9 2017

On 29 March 2017, the UK Government served formal notice under Article 50 of The Treaty on European Union to terminate the UK's membership of the EU


ICO Issues Record Fine for Nuisance Calls
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 5 2017

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) recently fined a company that made automated calls £400,000. The company in receipt of the record fine