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Ofcom Open Consultations

Ofcom is currently seeking views on the following topics: Consultation: Mobile phone repeaters – closing date 28 July 2021 Consultation: Proposals for the regulation of advertising on video-sharing platforms – closing date 28 July 2021 Consultation: Request for change...

FCS attendance at the NPP & CG Meeting

FCS recently attended the NPP and CG meeting and the below topics were discussed: EECC Switching and Porting -we are awaiting a final statement from Ofcom on this matter, due at the end of summer. All IP migrations, WLR withdrawal Porting issues - PXC post port prefix...

DCMS Monthly Telecoms Security Legislation Readout

The previous DCMS monthly telecoms security legislation readout is now available to CSP members in the CSP Members resources area which can be found here. The next meeting will take place on 29th July.

Managed Migrations

Openreach and OTA have engaged with FCS on managed migrations. We have started a working group to look at the business journeys, which are much more complex than the residential journeys. ​ We will be starting some workshops to look in more detail at best practice and...

Ofcom requests FCS member input to their Mobile Strategy Review

As communicated previously, FCS is engaging with Ofcom on its Mobile Strategy Review. Ofcom has now requested our members specific feedback and views on the provision of mobile services to business customers. This is a great opportunity for the FCS membership to input...

Openreach FTTP Pricing Offer

Openreach is proposing new FTTP pricing offers. FCS would like your feedback to enable us to respond to an Ofcom call for inputs View more information here Please send feedback to [email protected]

FCS and Openreach Meeting

FCS have attended a meeting where Openreach are consulting with industry on furthering the Covid repair process. It is currently mandated, but pending further announcements from the government regarding thepossible end of lock down, Openreach are considering extended...

June CSP Meeting

June's CSP meeting was held 30th June at 12pm. We had the following presentations form Openreach: Optical Portfolio Update - Simon Williams ​ EAD Portfolio Update – Mark Hitch​ Change to Openreach Service Managers – Juliette Scott ​ Service update Juliette Scott​ ASD...

Ofcom Open Consultations

Ofcom is currently seeking views on the following topics: Consultation: Mobile phone repeaters – closing date 28 July 2021 Consultation: Proposals for the regulation of advertising on video-sharing platforms – closing date 28 July 2021 Consultation: Request for change...

FCS attendance at the NPP & CG Meeting

FCS recently attended the NPP and CG meeting and the below topics were discussed: EECC Switching and Porting -we are awaiting a final statement from Ofcom on this matter, due at the end of summer. All IP migrations, WLR withdrawal Porting issues - PXC post port prefix...

DCMS Monthly Telecoms Security Legislation Readout

The previous DCMS monthly telecoms security legislation readout is now available to CSP members in the CSP Members resources area which can be found here. The next meeting will take place on 29th July.

Managed Migrations

Openreach and OTA have engaged with FCS on managed migrations. We have started a working group to look at the business journeys, which are much more complex than the residential journeys. ​ We will be starting some workshops to look in more detail at best practice and...

Ofcom requests FCS member input to their Mobile Strategy Review

As communicated previously, FCS is engaging with Ofcom on its Mobile Strategy Review. Ofcom has now requested our members specific feedback and views on the provision of mobile services to business customers. This is a great opportunity for the FCS membership to input...

FCS and Openreach Meeting

FCS have attended a meeting where Openreach are consulting with industry on furthering the Covid repair process. It is currently mandated, but pending further announcements from the government regarding thepossible end of lock down, Openreach are considering extended...

June CSP Meeting

June's CSP meeting was held 30th June at 12pm. We had the following presentations form Openreach: Optical Portfolio Update - Simon Williams ​ EAD Portfolio Update – Mark Hitch​ Change to Openreach Service Managers – Juliette Scott ​ Service update Juliette Scott​ ASD...

Ofcom Competition and Consumer Enforcement Bulletin

The latest changes to Ofcom’s Competition and Consumer Enforcement Bulletin were made today and relates to the following cases: Investigation into BT's compliance with its obligations as a broadband universal service provider Investigation into BT response to...

New emergency video relay service for sign language users

From next year, British Sign Language users will be able to contact the emergency services using video relay, under new rules announced today by Ofcom. Under our existing rules, people with hearing or speech impairments can already communicate with other people over...

FCS Business Radio Event 2021

Save the Date! FCS are pleased to announce the next Business Radio event will take place on the Thursday 21st October 2021. We hope this year will be our first face-to-face event and look forward to seeing you all there. More details to follow soon.

GigaTAG Project

FCS is engaging with GigaTAG project which was asked by DCMS to develop a set of recommendations to help support consumer and business migration to gigabit-capable networks and the services. You can view the report here

RIA launches HS2 ‘Meet the Bidder’ Sessions 2021

The Railway Industry Association (RIA), the national trade body for rail suppliers, has launched a series of ‘Meet the Bidder’ sessions of behalf of HS2, from 17 to 30 June 2021. Taking place over two weeks, RIA will be organising a series of meetings between HS2’s...

FCS Announces new board member

Posted on 27/04/2021 FCS are pleased to welcome new board member Simon Parsons as a Non Executive Director. Simon has worked in radiocommunications for over 40 years, and is a member of the Business radio council. Please find Simon’s full Bio below. Simon has worked...

FCS Announces new co-chairs for CSP group

Posted on 13/04/2021 FCS are pleased to announce two new co-chairs for the CSP group. Mark Johnson from 9 Group and Ben Attenborrow from Sempervox, please find their information below. Mark Johnson  Mark started his career in Retail banking and then Leasing Finance to...