Following the GigaTAG report, Ofcom setup a Working Group on Common standards for consumer information describing broadband products. This met regularly online with the objective:
To develop and agree common standards [for consumer information] the WG members will adopt and recommend.
The initial papers and output from the first meeting are downloadable from this page (for INCA Members who are logged in - top right). The members of the WG are:
Ofcom published a position paper after several working groups and discussions with companies. INCA submitted a position statement in support. The industry was unable to form a consensus around Ofcom's paper and Ofcom has been considering next steps since Feb 22.
INCA's Standards Group will continue to meet to discuss promotion of relevant standards for altnets. The Group page is here where you can signup to the mailing list and see the meeting schedule.
|INCA Standards Group||Ofcom WG|
|usually 14:30 - 15:30||usually 15:00 - 1700|
|Session 1 Wed 15 Sep 21|
|Tue 28 Sep 21 14:00 - 16:00||Session 2 Wed 7 Oct 21|
|Tue 19 Oct 21||Session 3 Wed 27 Oct 21 13:00 - 15:00|
|Tue 16 Nov 21**||Session 4 Wed 24 Nov 21 14 :00 - 16 :00*|
|Wed 2 Feb 22 11:00 - 12:00 new date & time||Session 5 Tue 8 Feb 22 11:00 - 12:00 *** date tba|
|Wed 7 Sep 22 2pm - 3pm|
* note date and time change from Wed 17th 15:00
** note date change from 9 Nov 21
*** note moved from Dec to Tue 8 Feb 22. All subsequent Ofcom WG meetings (and the INCA meetings preceding them) will be rescheduled accordingly.