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Digital Economy Act 2017: The pick ‘n’ mix assortment of provisions receives Royal Assent

The Digital Economy Act (the “Act“) finally received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017 and the final text has recently been¬†published. First introduced in the House of Commons in July 2016, it has been the subject of much scrutiny and … Continue reading

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UK government publishes 5G strategy

On 8 March 2017, in a speech forming part of the Spring Budget 2017, Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, confirmed that the UK government will invest over ¬£1 billion in the country’s digital infrastructure, targeted at supporting roll-out … Continue reading

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Secretary of State for Media, Sport and Culture publishes UK Digital Strategy

On 1 March 2017, the Secretary of State for Media, Sport and Culture published its long-awaited strategy for a post-Brexit digital Britain. The UK Digital Strategy aims to support the growth of the UK digital economy. It builds on the … Continue reading

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