Monthly Archives: September 2011

Behavioral economics to the fore as Ofcom bans automatic contract renewals

Following consultation on its earlier proposals, last week Ofcom confirmed that it would update General Condition 9 so as to prohibit contracts that automatically renew at the end of their initial term for additional periods from being offered to residential … Continue reading

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UK first European country to permit use of white space spectrum

On 1 September 2011, Ofcom published a statement outlining its intention to permit the use of white space spectrum in some of the the bands currently used for TV (470-790 MHz). Ofcom’s policy will be implemented through a statutory instrument … Continue reading

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