Danny Preiskel speaking at the GCCM Telecoms conference (5th March 2024)

Danny Preiskel  will be speaking at the GCCM Telecoms Conference in London on the 5th March 2024 as a panelist for the Collaborative Frontiers in Messaging Platforms & Tools, and particular the navigation of messagings regulatory aspects including GDPR. You can see more details for the conference and the topics that will be up for…

Rankings for Preiskel & Co in Chambers and Partners Legal Guide 2024

Preiskel & Co proudly announces its distinguished placements in the Chambers and Partners Legal Guide for the year 2024. The firm’s rankings showcase its leadership in Competition Law, Telecommunications, and FinTech Legal: Data Protection & Cyber Security. Telecommunications The Telecommunications Department, headed by Danny Preiskel, has been ranked within Band 2. The noteworthy recognition bestowed…

Ofcom £1.4M Fine for Shell Energy re Consumer Protection Breaches of General Conditions

In a significant move to uphold consumer protection rules, Ofcom has imposed a hefty £1.4 million fine on Shell Energy for its failure to properly prompt over 70,000 phone and broadband customers to review their contracts. The investigation revealed that Shell Energy violated crucial rules introduced by Ofcom in 2020, aimed at ensuring fair deals…

Danny Preiskel to Chair the Westminster eForum Policy Conference ‘Next steps for the UK mobile industry’

Danny Preiskel will Chair The Westminster Mobile Industry Policy Conference which will take place on Tuesday 7th March 2023, with a 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…

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

Following full implementation of the European Electronic Communications Code (EECC), Ofcom introduced new contract requirements with an aim to protect consumers and end-users.  These include ensuring that contracts for public electronic communications services include key information about the services they are receiving and that such information is provided to them in a one-page summary before…

Updated EU Commission decision paves way for 5G on the road and in-flight connectivity innovation

As a result of the EU Commission updating the implementing decision on spectrum for mobile communications on-board aircraft, designating certain frequencies for in-flight 5G technology, commercial airline companies will soon be able to offer state-of-the-art 5G facilities on their aircraft, together with prior mobile technology generations. Travellers onboard flights in the EU will be able…

UK government issues consultation on EECC implementation

The UK Government has issued a consultation on its plans to implement the European Electronic Communications Code (the “EECC”). The EECC is an EU Directive reforming the EU regulatory framework for telecommunications with the aim of encouraging more investment in telecommunications infrastructure. Despite the ongoing Brexit process, under current timeframes the UK will still be…

Ofcom launches Competition Act investigation in electronic communication sector

On 7 June 2019, Ofcom launched a Competition Act investigation regarding providers of equipment and related services in the electronic communications sector in the UK. Ofcom’s website states that it is looking to establish “whether competitors in the provision of equipment and related services in the electronic communications sector in the UK have infringed competition…