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Telecom providers form China’s first joint network infrastructure firm

Three Chinese telecom providers are to form the country’s first joint network infrastructure company to focus on the construction, maintenance and operation of telecommunications towers, base stations and related transmission assets. 21 Jul 2014

New UK data retention laws come into force

Telecoms companies are subject to new UK rules to retain information about customers' communications. 18 Jul 2014

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Mandatory communications data retention 'appears neither necessary nor proportionate', says UN body

Forcing telecoms companies to store so-called 'communications data' on the basis that it may be useful to government agencies in the future "appears neither necessary nor proportionate", the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has said. 17 Jul 2014

Emergency data retention law could fail same tests as the existing law

FOCUS: The new law proposed by the UK government to ensure that telecoms companies keep communications data for a year could be challenged in the same way as the court-revoked law it is replacing. 15 Jul 2014

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Expertise in Telecommunications

We focus on telecommunications infrastructure projects internationally, and have recently helped deliver projects in South Africa, Germany, Turkey, Jamaica, the Middle East, North Africa, Norway, Singapore, Russia and the CIS, and of course the UK. We understand the technical trends, operational challenges and the regulatory requirements in what is a fast moving international market. Our dedicated team has the track record and skills to advise clients on all telecoms related work, whether legal, regulatory or commercial.

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