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Out-of-sight drones prepare for takeoff in UK as Ofcom looks at spectrum, licensing scheme

UK companies looking at using commercial drones will face a new regulatory framework under plans to issue special spectrum licenses, allowing for widespread deployment after successful trials and calls to boost the emerging technology.

The UK's communications watchdog, Ofcom, announced its consultation on future rules today (see here). The agency said comes in

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Jakub Krupa

Senior Correspondent


Jakub joined MLex’s London team in August 2020 to report on topics including data privacy and security, cybersecurity, and telecom regulation, focusing on EU & UK regulatory and legal risk in the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sectors. He is currently working on MLex's coverage of future mobility, in particular the rise of connected, electric and autonomous vehicles.

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