Leading telecoms law specialist Trenches Law has announced the strategic hire of a new non-executive director, as the firm furthers its ambitions to bridge the UK’s digital divide in Multi-Dwelling Units (MDUs). The news of the significant addition to the business’ leadership team comes just days after its Code powers consultation with Ofcom was released.
In a digital age where seamless connectivity is crucial for work, communication, and progress, there's a segment of the population that continues to be underserved: Multi-Dwelling Units (MDUs). Recognising this gap, we’ve taken a significant step to help bridge the divide by requesting Code powers from Ofcom. And now, our fate lies in the hands of our Ofcom consultation — live as of 5 September 2023.
Tim Mercer — CEO of cloud-first technology firm, Vapour — joins Trenches Law for the second instalment of our barriers busting series. Penning some thoughts on the underlying challenges brought by innovation, he shares some crucial perspective on how taking a more holistic view of tech and infrastructure needs — with a closer eye on ROI — could help boost progress in the telecoms sector.
Trenches Law is supporting Internet Service Provider, WightFibre, in its mission to roll-out ultrafast broadband to around 80,0000 homes on the Isle of Wight. Here, the firm's CEO, John Irvine, explains why swift wayleave agreements have been critical to keeping the project on track.
As another Connected Britain event drew to a close in late September – this time virtually – we have been reflecting on this amazing conference, which saw our very own Georgina Rudak facilitating one of the sessions.