The following In-house Advisor practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:
Brazil; China; Egypt; European Union; Greece; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Mexico; Nigeria; Pakistan; Philippines; Portugal; Russia; Serbia; Singapore; South Korea; Switzerland; Taiwan; Thailand; Turkey; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; USA
The set of questions relating to the topic of Telecoms and Media and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:
Summarise the regulatory framework for the communications sector. Do any foreign ownership restrictions apply to communications services?
Describe the authorisation or licensing regime.
Do spectrum licences generally specify the permitted use or is permitted use (fully or partly) unrestricted? Is licensed spectrum tradable or assignable?
Which communications markets and segments are subject to ex-ante regulation? What remedies may be imposed?
Is there a legal basis for requiring structural or functional separation between an operator’s network and service activities? Has structural or functional separation been introduced or is it being contemplated?
Outline any universal service obligations. How is provision of these services financed?
Describe the number allocation scheme and nu
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