News & Updates
Commission working arrangements - Coronavirus
Friday, March 20, 2020
Please note that Communications Commission staff are currently working from home and we are unsure when we will be back in the office.
We are contactable by e-mail on email@example.com or leave u…
Commission Decision and Order for Manx Telecom
Monday, March 16, 2020
In November 2019 the Communications Commission received a complaint in connection with a tender bid submitted for the Isle of Man Government’s ConnectMann Contract. This contract was for th…
Consumer Switching Survey Launched
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
The Communications Commission (the Commission) is gathering information through a survey into consumers’ experiences of switching telecommunications provider.
The purpose of this survey is …
Tribute to Hon. Bill Malarkey MHK
Friday, February 21, 2020
It is with great sadness that everyone at the Communications Commission has learned of Hon. Bill Malarkey MHK's passing today; we would like to take this opportunity to extend our deepest sy…
Changes to Winterhill Television Transmitter 20 February 2020
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Freeview channels are moving to new airwaves to allow for the future development of new mobile broadband services. Following a decision by the UK Government, transmitters are being updated r…
Summary of Commission Decision & Proposed Order for Manx Telecom
Thursday, January 30, 2020
A complaint was made to the Communications Commission (the Commission) that the tender bid submitted by Manx Telecom for the recent ConnectMann tender for IoM Government Technology Services …
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
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Emergency Works to Jurby Television Transmitter 16 January 2020
Thursday, January 16, 2020
There is planned emergency work to the Jurby television transmitter on 16th January 2020 between 11am and 12.45pm. Viewers may experience a loss of signal whilst these emergency works are ca…
Notice of Modification to Licence held by Bluewave Communication Limited
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
This licence modification will enable Bluewave Communication Limited to run a telecommunications system using 900MHz in the Isle of Man and provide telecommunications services using 900MHz t…
Review of the Isle of Man Mobile Communications Markets 2019
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
The Communications Commission has completed a Review of the Isle of Man Mobile Communications Markets 2019. The review is open for consultation on the Government Consultation Hub until 31st …
Consideration of Award of Code Powers to e-llan
Monday, December 9, 2019
The Communications Commission has received a proposal to modify e-llan's Licence, issued under the Telecommunications Act 1984, to apply Code Powers.
A copy of the proposed modifications…
Fixed Market Review - Publication of Response to Consultation, Market Power Determinations and Decision Notices.
Monday, November 18, 2019
The Commission has published the response to its consultation on the Fixed Market. This includes the market power determinations and the Decision Notices.
Future use of Spectrum Consultation closed
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
The Future use of Spectrum Consultation has now closed and the Commission are considering the responses submitted
TV Reception in Laxey
Thursday, October 24, 2019
There is planned works to change the Receive antenna which is affecting TV reception in the Laxey area.
The work is scheduled to be completed by 5pm Thursday 24th October.
Call for Expression of interest in the 900MHz band
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
The Commission has published a call for Expressions of interest in the 900MHz band. The document is available to view here. The closing date is 30th October 2019.
Consultation on the Future Use of Spectrum
Friday, September 13, 2019
The Commission is consulting on the release of key Spectrum bands that will facilitate the roll out of new technologies such as 5G, as well as providing continuity for current generation ser…
Telecoms Regulation after the National Broadband Plan Award
Friday, September 13, 2019
The Communications Commission (the Commission) is of the view that the National Broadband Plan (NBP) will have an impact on competition in the telecommunications market, at the very least in…
Notice of Non-Compliance with Manx Telecom's Non-Discrimination Obligations
Thursday, August 15, 2019
The Communications Commission has conducted an investigation into an alleged breach of Manx Telecom's Non-Discrimination Obligation.
Following analysis of the evidence gathered during it…
Notice to Manx Telecom to Agree Timeline for Publication of Separated Accounts
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
The Communications Commission has issued notice to Manx Telecom, that it required Manx Telecom to publish a version of its 2018 separated accounts, in a format agreed with the Commission, by…
Phone Scam warning
Monday, July 22, 2019
Warning issued after public's concerns regarding phone scammers.https://www.manxradio.com/news/isle-of-man-news/police-targeted-by-scammers/
Guidance for the Advertising of Broadband Speeds in the Isle of Man
Friday, June 28, 2019
The Communications Commission and the Office of Fair Trading have jointly prepared new draft Guidance for the Advertising of Broadband Speeds.
The overarching intention of the Guidance is t…
Response to Consultation on Cost Orientation Assessments
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
In October 2018 the Communications Commission published an Information Notice on Cost Orientation Assessments (publication 03/18). The purpose of this information notice is to act as a guid…
The Telecommunications Wholesale and Retail Fixed Market Review 2019
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
The consultation period on the Telecommunications Wholesale and Retail Fixed Market Review 2019 has finished. The Response to consultation will be published in due course.
Television Reception in Laxey Area
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
The Communications Commission (the Commission) is aware of a problem affecting television viewers who are served by the Laxey transmitter.
The issue appears to involve poor signal and frequ…
Communications Bill - Third Reading
Monday, March 25, 2019
The Communications Bill will have be read for the second time in Legislative Council on the 16th April. The Bill was amended in the House of Keys to incorporate an amendment from Mr Lawrie H…