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A new dawn? Revised Telecoms Code receives Royal Asset

In the sweep-up sessions just before Parliament was dissolved earlier this month, the Digital Economy Act 2017 received Royal Assent. The Act, once brought into force, includes a new Electronic Communications Code. What is it and why does it matter? Property owners are often happy to allow telecoms operators to install equipment on otherwise redundant

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Electronic Communications Code

The Law Commission today closes its consultation on reform of the Electronic Communications Code. Famously described as “one of the least coherent pieces of legislation on the statute book” by Lord Justice Lewison in a 2010 judgment, the Code gives telecommunications operators rights over private land to further the coverage of their networks.  Long thought