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Communications Act 2003

Section 26: Publication of information and advice for consumers etc.

73.This section allows OFCOM to publish information and advice for customers of communications providers; customers of persons who make available associated facilities; users of electronic communications networks, electronic communications services or associated facilities; and persons to whom radio and television services are, or may be, provided. OFCOM should, where practicable, not publish confidential or private information relating to a particular individual or body where this might seriously adversely affect the interests of that individual or body.

74.This section implements Article 5(4) and (5) of the Framework Directive, Article 15(1) of the Authorisation Directive, Article 11(2)_and 15(1) of the Access Directive, and Article 21(2) of the Universal Service Directive.

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