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UK Government publishes Digital Economy Bill draft

The UK Government today published its first draft of the Digital Economy Bill. As expected, it contains provisions addressing (text taken from Government explanatory fact sheet): “Fast Broadband and support for consumers new Broadband Universal Service Obligation (USO) for the … Continue reading

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UK wayleave reform to create a £1bn windfall for telecoms operators

As discussed previously, perhaps one of the most important pieces of legislation for the telecoms sector proposed in the recent Queen’s speech is reform of the Electronic Communications Code, which deals with the telecoms industry’s access to land in the … Continue reading

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Proposed changes to UK law affecting telecoms operators

In today’s Queen’s speech (which sets out the UK Government’s legislative agenda), a number of proposals were made which will impact the UK telecoms sector: the right for every household to access high-speed broadband (although the explanation suggests that this … Continue reading

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