Telecommunications Law, Regulation & Enforcement - In One Day

Telecommunications Law, Regulation & Enforcement - In One Day
12 Sep 2024 - London


12 Sep 2024

9:30 AM ‐ 5:15 PM

With a SmartPlan £486

With a Season Ticket £540

Standard price £720

All prices exclude VAT
Update: Requires no prior subject knowledge
6 hours
Can't make the date?
Group bookings
email us to discuss discounts for 5+ delegates


Updated for 2024, this seminar will examine how telecommunications and electronic communication networks and services are now regulated and enforced in the UK.

This course will also cover important closely related areas of law such competition law, the new digital platform regulatory regime, data protection, Electronic Communications Code and landowners, as well as product security, making it both a crucial introduction and an essential update for those involved in the electronic communications sector.

What You Will Learn

This course will cover the following:

  • Regulation
    • How electronic communications and mobile networks and services are regulated in the UK, their operating requirements and how those obligations are enforced primarily under the Communications Act 2003 and the Wireless Telephony Act 2006
  • EU regulatory framework
    • Interrelationship between UK electronic communications law and the EU regulatory framework
  • Role of UK regulator
    • Overview of the duties and role of Ofcom, the UK electronic communications regulator
  • Net neutrality
    • What is the UK position on net neutrality and how does it compare internationally?
  • Building networks
    • Electronic Communication Code and landowners
  • Product safety
    • What are the new product security regulations contained in Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure (Security Requirements for Relevant Connectable Products) Regulations 2023 (PSTI regulations) and their implications for business?
  • Competition law
    • How competition law is applied in the electronic communications sector under Competition Act 1998 and Enterprise Act 2002 and reviewing the latest trends
  • New digital platform regulation
    • The regulation of digital platforms under the Digital Markets, Competition and Consumer Bill currently before Parliament
  • Data privacy
    • What are the data privacy and security rules which impact upon the operation of electronic communications networks and services, including the regulation of marketing, cookies, security requirements, limitations on sharing and processing of personal data including traffic and location data?
  • Crystal ball gazing
    • Likely future trends in the electronic communications sector