Telecommunications

Telecommunications guidance:

This Practice Note looks at the concept of 5G mobile technology, including: • What is 5G? • What can 5G be used for? • European position • UK position • Legal and...

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This Practice Note sets out the legal and regulatory regime governing mobile satellite services (MSS) in the UK and in Europe. The main communications satellite services...

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This Practice Note explores the effect of Brexit on UK cybersecurity with a particular focus on the network and information systems legislation. It covers: • overview of...

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This Practice Note considers appeals against decisions made by the communications regulator in the UK, Ofcom. In this context, it takes account of relevant EU directives...

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The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) received Royal Assent on 29 November 2016. The IPA 2016 overhauls the existing legal framework governing the use of covert...

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This Practice Note provides an overview of the types of communications services commonly outsourced and the reasons for outsourcing. Typical outsourcing structures are...

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This tracker tracks the major developments in the initiatives that form the European Commission’s Digital Single Market (DSM) strategy for Europe. The proposed Digital...

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This Practice Note relates to Directive 2002/19/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 March 2002 on access to, and interconnection of, electronic...

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This Practice Note deals with Directive 2002/20/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 March 2002 on the authorisation of electronic communications...

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This Practice Note relates to Directive 2002/21/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 March 2002 on a common regulatory framework for electronic...

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This Practice Note relates to Directive 2002/22/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 March 2002 on universal service and users' rights relating to...

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This timeline sets out key dates and information relating to the draft ePrivacy Regulation as it progresses through the EU legislative procedure. It includes...

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This Practice Note provides an overview of the EU regulatory framework for the regulation of electronic communications (the Framework) which is presently implemented in...

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In the EU, the provision of electronic communications networks and services in each Member State is governed by a common regulatory framework (the Framework) comprising...

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This Practice Note provides guidance upon the EU Roaming Regulations, which govern mobile phone roaming in the EU. In particular, it considers the 'roam like at home'...

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The Digital Economy Act 2017 (DEA 2017) Section 4 and Schedule 1 to the Digital Economy Act 2017 (DEA 2017) implemented into the Communications Act 2003 (CA 2003) a new...

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Click here to download the latest Telecoms and Media 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in...

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The E-Commerce Directive (Council Directive 2000/31/EC), which deals with certain legal aspects of information society services, in particular electronic commerce in the...

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STOP PRESS: THE NEW CODE CAME INTO FORCE ON 28 DECEMBER 2017. THIS PRECEDENT IS DRAFTED IN THE CONTEXT OF THE PREVIOUS CODE, BUT THE CONTENTS REMAIN RELEVANT FOR THE...

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This Practice Note explores the network and facilities sharing arrangements entered into by mobile network operators (MNOs). In examining the key types of infrastructure...

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This Practice Note explains how the principle that use of the internet should be kept free from any sort of discrimination, commonly known as ‘net neutrality’, has been...

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The new Code This Practice Note sets out the extent of the new Code rights, how they arise, ie by agreement made between the parties or by agreement imposed by court...

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The new Code This Practice Note sets out how Code rights can be terminated or modified, the steps to be taken and provisions relating to notices. For information in...

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Permitted development rights for telecommunication development Certain forms of telecommunication development, eg mobile telephone masts, are permitted development, ie...

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ARCHIVED: This archived Precedent is drafted in the context of the previous/old Electronic Communications Code (the previous Code) (and provides guidance in respect of...

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This Practice Note sets out the legal framework for premium rate services (PRS) in the UK. Information, entertainment and similar services provided over electronic...

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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is drafted in the context of the previous/old Electronic Communications Code (the previous Code) (providing guidance in respect of...

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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is drafted in the context of the previous/old Electronic Communications Code (the previous Code) (and covers the differences between...

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Use of radio spectrum in the UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man is regulated by Ofcom under the Communications Act 2003 (CA 2003) and the Wireless Telegraphy Act 2006...

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