Telecoms and Media 2018

Telecoms and Media 2018

Pages: 259

ISBN: 978-1-78915-076-6



  • £300.00

Covering policy and licensing, regulation of services, competition and mergers, Telecoms and Media summarises the main issues related to T&M regulation and policy in 32 jurisdictions.

This edition covers: government policy, WTO Basic Telecommunications Agreement commitments, fixed, mobile and satellite services, radio frequency requirements, next-generation mobile services, authorisation timescales and fees, modification and assignment of licences, radio spectrum assignment, cable networks, local loop access, internet regulation, broadband penetration, interconnection and inter-operator disputes, charges and tariffs, customer terms and conditions, media licensing, content and advertising restrictions, exclusivity and ownership restrictions, unsolicited and intercepted communications and competition and merger control.

Published in July 2018, this edition features the following chapters:

Editorial chapters

  • Introduction
    • Alexander Brown and Peter Broadhurst, Simmons & Simmons
  • Net neutrality, privacy and VoIP: tension between US federal and state enforcers
    • John Nakahata, Adrienne Fowler and Stephanie Weiner, Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
  • Smart cities
    • Ara Margossian, Jordan Cox and Helen Laver, Webb Henderson

Jurisdictions

  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Chile
  • China
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Dominican Republic
  • Estonia
  • European Union
  • Greece
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Malta
  • Mexico
  • Myanmar
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Portugal
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Alexander Brown, Simmons & Simmons

Alexander is the head of the firm's technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector and a partner in the Information, Communications & Technology Group in our London Office.

He advises on outsourcing and commercial ICT contracts for users and suppliers of ICT products and services. He also has a particular specialism in data protection and privacy. His experience includes handling large scale, complex outsourcings (both IT and business process), software development, licensing and maintenance, telecoms supply and procurement contracts, major commercial contracts for the supply of goods and services and assisting clients in a variety of industries on all aspects of privacy compliance.

Alex is a member of the firm’s Brexit team.

Peter Broadhurst, Simmons & Simmons

Peter is a partner in the firm's EU, competition & regulatory group. He has broad experience of advising clients on competition law and merger control issues.

He advises a wide range of technology, energy and infrastructure, finance, industrial and consumer clients. He regularly provides advice on the competition law issues arising from mergers, acquisitions and structural joint ventures, and also has considerable experience dealing with non-structural joint ventures and cooperation agreements. His practice also covers behavioural competition law, including abuse of dominance, and he has been involved in assisting clients in cartel investigations, as well as advising them how to avoid cartel liability and ensure compliance with competition law.

Peter has published the European Union law section in Global Legal Insights to: Merger Control 5th edition.


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