An upset in Norway following an auction of existing spectrum assets

In my article on spectrum renewal by auction, which was recently published on, I highlighted the potential risks that the Norwegian regulator, the NPT, was taking in renewing spectrum using a first price sealed bid auction. In the … Continued

Brussels on attack over pay-TV rights

Territorial restrictions placed on TV anywhere apps adds another dimension to the UK pub test case with regards to the single EU market for digital services The week-end edition of the Financial Times (23 Nov 2013), lead with “Brussels on … Continued

Towards a single EU telecoms market

In a speech delivered at Mobile World Congress 2013, Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for Digital Agenda, called for the creation of a single telecoms market in the EU. Kroes iterated that it would be of great benefit to the European … Continued