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Published: 13 September 2012

936 Pages


ISBN: 9780199656660

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Telecommunications Law and Regulation

Fourth Edition

Edited by Ian Walden

  • Provides practitioners with a thorough and up-to-date survey of the law and regulatory structures related to telecommunications
  • Contains discussion of topical issues such as communication privacy in the context of the war on terrorism, and the exploitation of the digital dividend
  • Covering UK, EU, US and other international systems, it offers a comparative and rounded overview of the global telecommunications industry and its regulation
  • Written by many of the leading experts and practitioners in the field, it is a reliable source of reference for practitioners and academics alike

New to this Edition:

  • New chapters on spectrum management and consumer protection rules
  • Examination of the EU New Regulatory Framework, reformed in December 2009
  • Expanded chapter on access and interconnection, addressing issues surrounding the provision of high capacity broadband by Next Generation Networks
  • Revised chapter on licensing and authorisation, reflecting the increased regulatory focus in this area

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