The Digital Economy Bill – supporting the UK through turbulent times
How the new Digital Economy Bill will secure digital infrastructure and support growth through 5G rollout and Brexit turbulence
As the 5G dawn breaks on the horizon, key stakeholders must act quickly and decisively to ensure they are in a position to emerge successful from the rollout. MNOs, towercos, fibre owners, local authorities and service providers must work together to ensure the foundations are laid for this digital revolution. However, a coordinated and incisive approach on a national level is critical, and governments must act now to ensure the benefits of 5G rollout are felt across the digital divide. Natalie Lamb, Senior Associate at Vinson & Elkins, shares her thoughts on the UK government’s response in the form of the Digital Economy Bill.