Consultations

UK Government Position Paper on International Transfers of Data – Key Points

The post below was first published on our Employment blog Last week the UK Government released its negotiating position paper on international transfers of personal data within the EEA (The Exchange and Protection of Personal Data). Once the UK leaves … Continue reading

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Filed under Brexit, Consultations, Data Protection & Privacy, EU Law, GDPR

Consultation on Ofcom’s enforcement guidelines

On 21 January 2017, Ofcom launched a consultation to revise the enforcement guidelines which set out how it investigates compliance with, and enforcement of, regulatory requirements relating to: (i) electronic communication networks and services; (ii) consumer protection law; (iii) competition … Continue reading

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Consultation on fee structure for on-demand programme services

On 2 February 2017, Ofcom launched a consultation to investigate an appropriate fee structure for on-demand programme service (“ODPS“) providers from the financial year 2017 – 2018 onwards.

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Filed under Consultations, Media & Entertainment, Technology, UK Law

Ofcom’s Wi-Fi and 5G updates

Ofcom has provided a timely update on its plans for access to both 5G spectrum and WiFi.

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Filed under Consultations, Technology, Telecommunications, UK Law

Ofcom calls for automatic compensation for landline and broadband customers to ensure greater service levels

As part of its Strategic Review of Digital Communications, on 22 March 2017, Ofcom announced proposals requiring fixed broadband and landline telecoms providers to pay automatic compensation to customers who suffer from certain poor kinds of service. Ofcom’s research shows … Continue reading

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Openreach to legally separate from BT

The largest reform in Openreach’s history has been confirmed, after BT agreed to Ofcom’s requirements for Openreach to become a legally separate company within the BT Group.

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