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The Public Telecommunication System Designation (CableTel (UK) Ltd) Order 1997

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The Secretary of State granted to CableTel (UK) Ltd on 18th December 1996 a licence under section 7 of the Telecommunications Act 1984 to run the telecommunication systems specified in the licence in the United Kingdom. A copy of the licence was laid before Parliament on 19th March 1997. This Order designates those telecommunication systems as public telecommunication systems. Consequently, by virtue of section 9(3) of that Act, CableTel (UK) Ltd will be a public telecommunications operator when this Order comes into force on 17th April 1997.

A copy of the licence may be obtained from the Office of Telecommunications, 50 Ludgate Hill, London EC4M 7JJ.

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