Ofcom Mobile Sector Assessment Interactive Executive Summary

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In past years, the mobile sector has become more important; in future the sector looks set to become more complex. The sector continues to evolve rapidly with the potential for fundamental changes across a complex value chain. More spectrum is becoming available (including the digital dividend). Technology continues to change quickly. And now a new wave of data-based services, including mobile broadband, promises to bring together two of the most significant features of modern communications: the flexibility of the internet and ease and immediacy of mobility. Although there is a lot that we do not yet know about how events will unfold, we are optimistic about the potential benefits that these changes will bring for UK citizens and consumers.

Even though the sector continues to evolve rapidly, it is a challenging place for new entrants

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On this experimental site we encourage you to leave informal comments alongside the Executive Summary of Ofcom's Mobile Sector Assessment consultation, published on 28 August 2008.

Alternatively, you can download the full consultation document, and/or respond formally to the consultation (closing date 6 November 2008). You can also follow the debate over the next few months on the team's blog, Mobile citizens, mobile consumers.