‘Code Red’ – Guidance for landowners on the (New) Electronic Communications Code

Were the initial anxieties of public and private sector landowners about the Electronic Communications Code justified? James Nelson, Lillee Reid-Hunt and Nicholas Grundy QC examine its impact.

The fundamental provisions of the new Electronic Communications Code (“New Code”) came into force following the passing of the Digital Economy Act 2017 (“DEA17”). The New Code grants telecoms operators statutory rights to install, maintain and operate their electronic telecommunications networks over land subject to agreements with landowners – of both the private sector and the public sector.

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