On Wednesday 17 January, techUK will host a briefing on DSIT’s spectrum sandbox project, where attendants will be given an overview of the policy background of the Spectrum Sandbox project as well as information about how to apply. This will be a virtual event only and is open to all. To attend the event please click the registration button.

In December, DSIT circulated an RFI and held a workshop with speakers from Ofcom setting out plans for a series of funded spectrum sandbox projects. The support for these projects were announced in the Autumn Statement.

Following the results of the workshop, DSIT has now published the ITT for this work, available through the link below. Please use the following ITT reference: itt_51276

For any questions or comments, please contact our team.

Sophie Greaves

Sophie Greaves

Head of Telecoms and Spectrum Policy, techUK

Sophie Greaves is Head of Programme for Communications Infrastructure and Services at techUK, and oversees the UK Spectrum Policy Forum.

Sophie was promoted to Head having been Programme Manager for Communications Infrastructure and Services, leading techUK's telecoms activities, engagement and policy development. Previously, Sophie was Programme Assistant across a variety of areas including the Broadband Stakeholder Group, Central Government, Financial Services and Communications Infrastructure programmes.

Prior to joining techUK, Sophie completed a masters in Film Studies at University College London; her dissertation examined US telecoms policy relating to net neutrality and content distribution.

Email:
[email protected]
Phone:
020 7331 2038
Twitter:
@SJMJames1
LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/sophiegreaves/

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Mia Haffety

Mia Haffety

Programme Manager - Telecoms and Net Zero, techUK

Mia joined techUK in September 2023 as the Programme Manager for telecoms and net zero.

Sitting across two teams, Mia works to ensure that policy and regulatory conditions promote investment and innovation in the telecoms sector. And, that policy enables technology and digital solutions to deliver net zero ambitions.

Prior to joining techUK, Mia worked as a Senior Policy Adviser at the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) leading on manufacturing and industrial decarbonisation policy.

Mia holds an MSc in International Development from the University of Manchester and a BA(Hons) in Politics and International Relations from the University of Nottingham.

Outside of work, Mia enjoys travelling, running, and cooking.

Email:
[email protected]
Twitter:
@MiaHaffety,
Website:
www.techuk.org
LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/miahaffety/

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Tales Gaspar

Tales Gaspar

Programme Manager, UK SPF and Satellite, techUK

Tales has a background in law and economics, with previous experience in the regulation of new technologies and infrastructure.

In the UK and Europe, he offered consultancy on intellectual property rights of cellular and IoT technologies and on the regulatory procedures at the ITU as a Global Fellow at the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI).

Tales has an LL.M in Law and Business by the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) and an MSc in Regulation at the London School of Economics, with a specialization in Government and Law.

Email:
[email protected]
Phone:
+44 (0) 0207 331 2000
Website:
www.techUK.org
LinkedIn:
www.linkedin.com/in/talesngaspar

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Matthew Wild

Programme Assistant - Markets, techUK

Matthew joined techUK in August 2023 as a Programme Assistant, supporting the Communications Infrastructure programme, as well as the Digital Connectivity and Spectrum Policy Fora.

Before joining techUK, Matthew worked in marketing, data, and events across a number of sectors, including education and consumer goods. He studied German and Dutch at University College London and the Universiteit van Amsterdam.

Email:
[email protected]
Phone:
020 7331 2000

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