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Ringing the Changes: The New Telecoms Code

2 April 2018

Mobile telecoms companies’ use of land for masts and other equipment has long been regulated by special legislation: the Telecoms Code.  A completely new Telecoms Code was introduced when the Digital Economy Act 2017 came into force in December of that year. The new regime includes some important changes, which the UK government intends should allow private telecoms companies greater and more economical access to land in order to expand the mobile network. These changes come at a cost to landowners, however.Read entire article here.