Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw has advised on the setting up of the UK Office of the Telecommunications Adjudicator OTA 2 Scheme. The OTA 2 has been established as a follow-on to the OTA Scheme and will continue to be independent of the telecommunications regulation and industry.

The OTA 2 scheme is an independent facilitation scheme set up to assist the UK telecommunications industry to agree appropriate product functionality, process specifications, change management, implementation plans and monitoring activities in relation to products.

The products include: Local Loop Unbundling (including Metallic Path Facility, Shared Metallic Path Facility, sub-loop unbundling and relevant support services, including air conditioning and power); Backhaul Extension Service; Wholesale Extension Backhaul Product; Wholesale Line Rental /Carrier Pre-Selection; Geographic number portability; and Broadband migrations.

OTA 2 was advised by Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw London Corporate partner Rob Bratby assisted by Rodney Edgerton.

For further information:
Rob Bratby
+44 (0)20 7782 8272

Charlotte Ward
PR Manager, London
+44 20 7782 8547