Will Ofcom's proposal to establish Openreach as a legally separate subsidiary of BT achieve its goals of more investment in fibre?
UEA CCP Working Paper exploring three forms of separation of BT: their motivations and possible effects on investment.
A paper exploring scenarios for Information Society policy and electronic communications regualtion in a post-Brexit Britain. This paper was presented at a Foundation for Information Society Policy seminar on 14th September 2016.
The result of Britain’s referendum on EU membership provides an opportunity to consider whether ex ante market reviews are the best way to regulate the market or could they be improved upon?
The European Commission has sent a Statement to Objections to Google about its behaviour in the smart device and browser markets. How much does this case resemble an earlier case against Microsoft and what other issues should the Commission consider?
Many entrepreneurial firms are offering broadband services in less economic, hard to reach areas. Against this background, is a Universal Service subsidy designed to correct a market failure really needed?
Would a different market definition have led to different conclusions by the UK Competition and Markets Authority on the BT/EE case? Link to Richard Cadman's Blog post at the UEA Centre for Competition Policy.
Merging mobile operators not only combine customers, they also combine spectrum. Does an increase in the share of this natural resource strengthen market power and how should it be treated by competition authorities?
As Ofcom launches its new strategic review Hexagon considers the key lessons from the first review held ten years ago.
Three reports for UK Competitive Telecoms Association on the UK market 30 years after the privatisation of BT