As part of Ofcom’s strategic review of the telecommunications sector announced earlier this year, the UK communications regulator published a discussion document on 16 July 2015 it’s main policy objectives. At the same time, the European Union has been reviewing regulation within the telecommunications industry as part of the European Commission’s Digital Single Market (DSM) strategy.

A summary of developments on key areas under review, includes:

  • Encouraging investment in networks
  • Regulating coverage
  • Competition at a network operator level
  • Wholesale fixed access – BT Openreach
  • Network sharing
  • OTT communications services
  • Net neutrality
  • Deregulation
  • Pay TV

Please click here to read the issued Client Alert.