The result of Britain’s referendum on EU membership provides an opportunity to consider whether ex ante market reviews are the best way to regulate the market or could they be improved upon?
The European Commission has sent a Statement to Objections to Google about its behaviour in the smart device and browser markets. How much does this case resemble an earlier case against Microsoft and what other issues should the Commission consider?
Many entrepreneurial firms are offering broadband services in less economic, hard to reach areas. Against this background, is a Universal Service subsidy designed to correct a market failure really needed?
Would a different market definition have led to different conclusions by the UK Competition and Markets Authority on the BT/EE case? Link to Richard Cadman's Blog post at the UEA Centre for Competition Policy.
Merging mobile operators not only combine customers, they also combine spectrum. Does an increase in the share of this natural resource strengthen market power and how should it be treated by competition authorities?
As Ofcom launches its new strategic review Hexagon considers the key lessons from the first review held ten years ago.
Three reports for UK Competitive Telecoms Association on the UK market 30 years after the privatisation of BT
SPC Network Director Richard Cadman contributes to major book on EU Broadband Markets
"The Future of Regulation": A report produced by SPC Network in partnership with Webb Henderson for ECTA.
Switching is an important feature of a competitive market: it is both a measure and driver of competition.