New Ofcom Consultation on Copper Retirement

Ofcom has issued a further short Consultation on plans for copper retirement. This is part of the Wholesale Fixed Telecoms Market Review, which will define the regulation of this market for the period 2021-2026. The latest Ofcom Consultation follows Ofcom’s earlier consultation in June, proposing the removal of charge controls from Openreach’s copper products. Back…

Preiskel & Co ranked in Chambers UK 2021 guide

We are delighted that Preiskel & Co has been ranked in Band 3 for Telecommunications in the Chambers UK 2021 guide. The Telecommunications rankings can be found here. In addition, Senior Partner, Daniel Preiskel, has been ranked in Band 2 for Telecommunications, Managing Partner, Ronnie Preiskel in Band 4 for Telecommunications, and Chair, Antitrust Practice,…

Inherited GDPR breach still leads to a record fine for Marriott

A mere two weeks from the record-breaking British Airways information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) £20million fine, Marriott has been handed the second highest General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) penalty at £18million. A striking similarity between the two fines is the steep discount from the original figure (£99.2million) from the ICO’s intention to fine notice dated from…