Broadband, Networks & Consumer Subgroup

The ISPA Broadband subgroup is concerned with regulatory areas relating to the provision of broadband services in the UK, including the rollout of network infrastructure and treatment of both consumer and business customers.

Current issues on the working group’s agenda include tackling barriers to broadband rollout (eg wayleaves, streetworks & New Builds), the Government’s outside-in agenda, the implementation of the European Electronic Communications Code and other customer protection matters.

Network

 

Ofcom Regulation

2020

  • ISPA response to Ofcom’s proposed Plan of Work 2020-21 ISPA response 

2019

  • ISPA Response to the DCMS Statement of Strategic Priorities to Ofcom ISPA response 
  • ISPA Response to Ofcom's Annual Plan 2019-20 ISPA response 

2018

  • Response to Ofcom’s Annual Plan for 2018-19 ISPA response 

Barriers to roll-out

2020

  • ISPA response to DCMS consultation on Access to Infrastructure (ATI) regs ISPA response
  • ISPA evidence to the Digital Culture Media and Sport Committee inquiry into Broadband and the road to 5G ISPA response

2018

  • ISPA Response to the DCMS Consultation on New Build Developments  ISPA response 

2015

  • Response to the Strategic Review of Digital Communications Discussion Document ISPA Response 
  • Response to Culture, Media & Sport Select Committee Inquiry into World Class Connectivity ISPA Response 

Wayleaves

2020

  • ISPA submission to the Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) Bill Committee ISPA response 

2018

  • ISPA Response to the DCMS Consultation on ensuring tenants' access ISPA response 

Streetworks

2019

  • ISPA Response to DfT street manager consultation ISPA response

State aid (USO)

2018

  • Response to Ofcom implementing the broadband Universal Service Obligation consultation ISPA response 

2017

  • Response to Extending Local Full Fibre Broadband Networks ISPA Response 

2016

 

Tax

2020

  • ISPA response to Fundamental Review of Business Rates ISPA response

2019

  • ISPA response to the Treasury Committee inquiry into the impact of business rates on businesses ISPA response 

Consumer

 

General

2019

  • ISPA response to DCMS Consultation on a reforming consumer advocacy in telecoms ISPA response

2018

  • Response to the super complaint on loyalty penalties raised by Citizens’ Advice to CMA ISPA response
  • Response to the BEIS Modernising consumer markets: Consumer Green Paper ISPA response

2015

  • Response to BIS implementing Alternative Dispute Resolution Directive ISPA Response

EECC

2020

2019

  • ISPA Response to the DCMS consultation on the implementation of the European Electronic Communications Code ISPA response

2018

  • Response to Ofcom consultation on end of contract and out of contract notifications ISPA response

Ofcom

2017

2016