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Digital Economy Bill receives Royal Assent
  • Slaughter and May
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2017

On 27 April 2017 the Digital Economy Bill received Royal Assent, becoming the Digital Economy Act 2017. The Act's aims include (i) ensuring broadband


New Code gives telecom operators the upper hand
  • Wright Hassall LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2017

Mobile technology is one of the fundamental building blocks of the country’s digital infrastructure. At the moment, the relationship between


Five things landowners need to know about the new Electronic Communications Code
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 18 2017

The Digital Economy Act 2017 sets out a new Electronic Communications Code (to come into force on a date to be appointed by the Secretary of State


Digital Economy Act: all change for the telecoms industry
  • Osborne Clarke
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2017

On 27 April 2017, the Digital Economy Act, which includes the new Electronic Communications Code (the New Code) received Royal Assent. In the end, the


Crackdown on nuisance calls: Be aware
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2017

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued its largest fine to Keurboom Communications Limited (KCL) for breaching Regulation 19 of the


A new dawn? Revised Telecoms Code receives Royal Asset
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2017

In the sweep-up sessions just before Parliament was dissolved earlier this month, the Digital Economy Act 2017 received Royal Assent. The Act, once


IPFA: UK Digital Broadband Infrastructure - Is the Future Ultrafast for Infra Investors?
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 16 2017

Broadband connection is arguably becoming one of the UK’s most important ‘utilities’. Most of our daily activities occur on-line, be it


Investing in networks for the future - regulatory developments
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 16 2017

Faced with the ever growing demands of a burgeoning digital economy, regulators are increasingly focused on the policy objective of facilitating


MVNOs: negotiating an optimum wholesale agreement with mobile network operators
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 15 2017

In March this year UK MVNO Sky launched its consumer mobile handset offering dubbed 'Swap'


Law change to clamp down on nuisance calls
  • BrookStreet des Roches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 11 2017

From Spring 2017, the ICO will have the power to issue fines of up to £500,000 to an individual director of an organisation for nuisance calls