Policy

Official Consultations

From time to time FCS responds to consultation documents issued by UK Government or industry regulators - a full list can be found here and under individual groups.
 

2018 Consultations

October

FCS Response to End of Contract - Ofcom

July

January

2017 Consultations

April

FCS Response to Delivering a More Independent Openreach - Openreach

February

FCS Response to Future of UHF1 & 2 Radio Spectrum - Ofcom

January

FCS Response to Extending Local Full Fibre Networks - DCMS

FCS Response to Release and Auction of 2.3GHz and 3.4GHz Spectrum - Ofcom

 

2016 Consultations

October

FCS Response to Strengthening Openreach's strategic and operational independence - Ofcom

June

FCS Response to Universal Service Obligation for Broadband - Ofcom

May

FCS Response to Broadband Needs of Business Users - DCMS/BIS

March

FCS/IMVNOx Joint Response to Hutchison's proposed remedies to non-MNOs arising from its proposed merger with Telefonica UK - European Commission Market Test

February

FCS Response to National Infrastructure Commission - HM Treasury

 

2015 Consultations

October

FCS Response to Strategic Review of Digital Communications - Ofcom

September

FCS Response to Establishing World Class Connectivity Throughout The UK - DCMS

FCS Response to DG Competiton expressing members' concerns about the Proposed Merger of Hutchison and Telefonica - European Union

May

FCS Response to Fixed Call Origination and Termination Markets - Ofcom

April

FCS/IMVNOx Joint Response to Competiton Issues arising from the proposed Merger of BT and Everything Everywhere - Competition & Markets Authority

 

2014 Consultations

November

FCS Response Tackling Partial Not-Spots in Mobile Phone Coverage - DCMS

FCS Response to (Preliminary) Passive Remedies in the Business Connectivity Market - Ofcom

October

FCS Response to UK Digital Communications Infrastructure Strategy - DCMS

February

FCS Response to Draft Annual Plan 2014-2015 - Ofcom

January

FCS Reponse to Business Plan - Phonepay Plus

 

2013 Consultations

July

FCS Response to The future use of the 700MHz Band - Ofcom

May

FCS Response to Simplifying Non-Geographic Numbers - Ofcom

FCS Response to Review of the Metering and Billing Direction - Ofcom

March

FCS Response to Price Rises in Fixed Term Contracts - Ofcom

February

FCS Response to Draft Annual Plan 2013-2014 - Ofcom

January

FCS Response to Withdrawal of the 0500 Number Range - Ofcom

 

2012 Consultations

December

FCS Response to Call for Inputs for the Wholesale Broadband Market Review - Ofcom

FCS Response to Call for Inputs for the Fixed Market Reviews - Ofcom

October

FCS Response to Draft Work Programme for 2013 - BEREC

FCS Response to Review and Update of the Common Positions on Wholesale Local Access, Wholesale Broadband Access and Wholesale Leased Lines - BEREC

September

FCS Response to Service Charge Caps for 09 and 118 Services - Ofcom

July

FCS Response to Review of Relay Services - Ofcom

FCS Response to Fibre Line Calls - Product Proposal - BT Wholesale

FCS Response to Simplifying Non-Geographic Numbers - Ofcom

June

FCS Response to Review of Alternative Dispute Resolution Schemes - Ofcom

FCS Response to Fixed Narrowband Market Review and Network Charge Control. Call for Imputs - Ofcom

May

FCS Response to Proposals to Change the Processes for Switching Fixed Voice and Broadband Providers on the Openreach Copper Network - Ofcom

March

FCS Response to Common Positions on Wholesale Unbundled Access, Wholesale Broadband Access and Wholesale Leased Lines - BEREC

FCS Response to Assessment of Future Mobile Competition and Proposals for the Award of 80MHz & 2.6Ghz and Related Issues (2nd) - Ofcom

FCS Response to Inquiry into Superfast Broadband - House of Lords

February

FCS Response to Draft Annual Plan 2012-2013 - Ofcom

January

FCS Response to Call for Inputs Around the Extension of PhonepayPlus Regulation to Remaining Revenue Sharing Ranges

 

2011 Consultations

November

FCS Response to Application of Non-discrimination Obligation Under Article 10 - EC

FCS Response to Costing Methodolgies for Wholesale Access - EC

September

FCS Response to Regulatory Enforcement - BIS

FCS Response to Fibre Only Exhanges - Openreach

August

FCS Response to Battery Back Up for Superfast Broadband - Ofcom

July

FCS Response Price Controls for Wholesale ISDN30 Services - Ofcom

FCS Response to Charge Control Review for LLU and WLR - Ofcom

FCS Response to Communications Review - DCMS

June

FCS Response to Assessment of Future Mobile Competition and Proposals for the Award of 800MHz and 2.6GHz Spectrum - Ofcom

May

FCS Response to Automatically Renewable Contracts - Ofcom

April

FCS Response to the General Conditions and Universal Service Conditions - Ofcom

FCS Response to Simplifying Non Geographic Numbers - Ofcom 

March

FCS Response to Draft Annual Plan 2011 - Ofcom

February

FCS Response to Geographic Telephone Numbers - Safeguarding the Future of Geographic Numbers - Ofcom

 

If you have any queries about the above or would like to contribute, please contact FCS Head of Regulatory Affairs Cathy Gerosa directly: cgerosa@fcs.org.uk