Danny Preiskel to speak at the Westminster eForum policy conference ‘Next steps for the UK mobile industry’

The online conference which will take place on Tuesday 7th March 2023 will focus on the priorities for the UK’s mobile sector including competition, M&A and the future shape of the sector, spectrum, infrastructure, and priorities for policy and regulation.

 

Register for the event and find out more about the agenda here.

 

Ofcom Launches Investigation into BT Following Suspected Breaches of Consumer Protections Post Implementation of EECC

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Telecoms Security Framework (TSF) – Background and Requirements

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