Phone Operators Win Back £218 Million In Unlawfully Levied Licence Fees

No public authority in a civilised society can raise taxes, duties or other levies without lawful authority. That fundamental principle was rigorously applied by the High Court in ordering the Office of Communications (Ofcom) to repay hundreds of millions of pounds unlawfully levied from four mobile phone operators in respect of frequency band licence fees.[…]

What Is an ‘Average Consumer’? High Court Analyses Broadband Advertising

What is an an ‘average consumer’? That is a question regulators frequently have to ask themselves in ensuring that the public is not subjected to misleading advertising. The High Court gave invaluable guidance on the issue in a case concerning the provision of broadband to homes and businesses. The case concerned the distinction between ‘full-fibre’[…]