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Telecommunications

Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 216619, tabled on 1 December 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment his Department has made of the proposals of the Law Commission on reform of the Electronic Communications Code published on 27 February 2013.

Answered on

4 December 2014

Since the publication of the Law Commission’s report on the Electronic Communications Code, DCMS has been considering the implications of the recommendations on network roll out and service provision to consumers. In January 2014, we published an economic analysis of the impacts of various wayleave valuation regimes. A copy of this report has been placed in the House of Commons library.

I will make public my plans to reform the Electronic Communications Code shortly.