Regulation of charges for technical platform services

Ofcom consultation (66 pages, PDF) on proposed guidance on the meaning of "fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory" and other regulatory conditions imposed on BSkyB/SSSL as a provider of conditional access, access control and electronic programme guide services to broadcasters on the Sky digital satellite platform. For comments on Ofcom's proposals, see this "viewpoint" entry on the Reckon website or this Ofcomwatch post.

Update, 21 April 2006: Ofcom publishes draft guidelines and explanatory statement on regulation of technical platform services.

Update, 21 September 2006: Ofcom decision on revised guidelines, with explanatory statement.

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