ITSPA has cautiously welcomed some of the measures proposed by Ofcom in their Annual Plan for 2018/19, which are aimed at improving switching problems between fixed-line telephony providers.
ITSPA is delighted to launch our GDPR guidance document. The guidance, produced with Osborne Clarke LLP - the leading international leading practice and associate members of ITSPA – is available exclusively to ITSPA members.
ITSPA has today launched its tenth annual awards ceremony, sponsored by Magrathea. To mark the tenth ITSPA Awards, a complete refresh of the categories has taken place, representing the evolution of the industry and the new, innovative services provided.
The ITSPA Operations Working Group have developed a briefing paper around the issue of encryption following discussion amongst members in recent months. The document aims to provide members with a balanced view of the pros and cons of encryption and an understanding of the approach and challenges involved with providing encrypted services over real time protocols.
ITSPA welcomed Ofcom’s confirmation today that they will implement the voluntary industry proposals – put together by BT, Sky, TalkTalk, Virgin Media and Zen Internet - for automatic compensation for broadband and landline customers who lose their service or experience delays in installation or missed appointments.
ITSPA’s Business Switching Task Force – our new dedicated group which is focusing our lobbying efforts on number portability – has produced a survey on number portability and its impact on the industry and our customers. Please fill out the survey.
ITSPA expressed their serious disappointment with Ofcom’s ongoing position around resolving switching problems amongst fixed-line communication providers; particularly the concerns around number portability - the right of anyone who has been assigned a telephone number from the Numbering Plan to retain that number when they switch to a different landline or mobile provider.
We are delighted to launch our Data Retention Guidance document. The Guidance was produced in collaboration with Preiskel & Co LLP, the boutique telecoms and tech law firm and associate member of ITSPA.
ITSPA has expressed its disappointment with Ofcom’s acceptance of BT’s commitments to reform Openreach.
ITSPA has broadly welcomed Ofcom’s decision to limit the amount of mobile spectrum that companies can win in the upcoming spectrum auction.