What does the latest ruling on telecom mast rent mean for landowners?

Mobile phone masts

The Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) has dealt a hammer blow to landowners in its latest decision under the new Electronic Communications Code, confirming the view that the consideration (rent) payable under new code agreements imposed by the tribunal will be significantly lower following the introduction of the code, in light ...

EE & H3G UK Ltd v The Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Islington concerns the tribunal’s imposition of a new code agreement allowing the operator to install and operate its apparatus on the rooftop of a 10-storey residential building, in the face of opposition from the landowner, Islington council.

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