Communications and telecomms


  1. Corporate Report: Phone-Paid Services Authority Framework

    This document sets out the broad framework within which the Phone-Paid Services Authority (PSA) operates.

  2. Industrial 5G Testbeds and Trials: Competition Guidance and Supporting Documents

    The DCMS 5G Programme Industrial 5G Testbeds & Trials grant funding competition is open for applications. Included below is competition guidance, the application form and supporting documents for applying for DCMS grant funding for Industry led 5G based projects in the manufacturing and logistics sectors.

  3. [Competition closed] 5G Infotainment Services for Transport Environments UK-South Korea 5G Funding Competition

    The aim of this competition is to develop new and novel applications and services that can be ready for 5G, in collaboration with South Korean partners.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. 5G and coronavirus (COVID-19)
  2. Building Digital UK
  3. 5G Create
  4. 5G Create
  5. COVID-19 guidance for telecommunications infrastructure deployment in England
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News and communications

  1. Industry and Government Joint Statement on Telecommunications Support for the NHS
  2. Government agrees measures with telecoms companies to support vulnerable consumers through COVID-19
  3. Mobile networks remove data charges for online NHS coronavirus advice
  4. £1 billion deal to end poor rural mobile coverage agreed
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Research and statistics

  1. DCMS Economic Estimates: Ad-hoc statistical releases
  2. Ad-hoc statistical analysis: 2020/21 Quarter 1
  3. DCMS Sectors Economic Estimates 2019: Employment
  4. E-commerce and ICT activity, UK: 2018
  5. Overview of 5G Related Initiatives led or Supported by the Central and Local Governments
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Proposed reforms to permitted development rights to support the deployment of 5G and extend mobile coverage
  2. Implementing the European Electronic Communications Code
  3. Broadband Universal Service Obligation: consultation on design
  4. Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review: Call for Evidence
  5. Proposed changes to DCMS Statistical Publications
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Usage of interpreting services in the Office of Manpower Economics
  2. Triennial Review of the Information Commissioner's Office
  3. The Office of Communications (Ofcom) Framework Document
  4. Ofcom annual report and accounts 2015 to 2016
  5. Government response to the Ofcom Digital Communications Review
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