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2021 User Fees, 2021 User Agreement and related policies

The purpose of the Summary Document is to highlight and provide narrative on the proposed changes to the DSB Access and Usage Agreement and the Associated Policies which are scheduled to become effective 1st January 2021.

The changes are a result of industry feedback that has been received over the last 12 months, including the 2021 annual industry consultation process and based on the experience gained from the operational service, as well as editorial corrections.

Industry feedback on the proposed legal documentation is welcome, with any feedback to be submitted by 5pm UTC on Friday, 4th September 2020.

The Draft Legal Documentation is available here

Responses should be emailed to industry_consultation@anna-dsb.com

Where applicable, responses should include specific alternative solution(s) that align with the DSB principles, such as cost recovery, reasonable and non-discriminatory (RAND) access and equal treatment, preserving the DSB common agreement and ensuring parity and efficiency in delivery of our service.

Final Consultation Report

The Final Report on the annual consultation, related to the 2021 service provision, was published on 1st July 2020. The Final Report presents a final snapshot of changes to be taken forward in 2021 based on industry feedback from both trade associations and individual DSB users. This final report should be read in conjunction with the 2021 Industry Consultation Questions document as well as the associated industry responses which are available below.

Consultation Paper and Webinar

A webinar to address consultation related queries took place on Thursday 7th May 2020. The webinar set out the key themes in the DSB Consultation Paper of 2020. The purpose of the webinar was to provide industry with an opportunity to submit any questions following publication of the first consultation paper on 30th Apr 2020. The consultation closed at 5pm UTC on Monday 1st June 2020. The accompanying slide deck is designed to work in conjunction with the consultation document. Access the recording using the buttons on the right-hand side.

 

 

List of public and anonymized responses to consultation with links to PDF files:

Consultation Timeline

MilestoneDate
Publication of DSB Consultation Paper (CP) Thu 30 Apr 2020
Webinar Thu 7 May 2020
Industry feedback on the CPFri 1 May - Mon 1 Jun 2020
Final Consultation Report publicationWed 1 Jul 2020
DSB 2021 draft Access & Usage Agreement (UA) publication Mon 10 Aug 2020
Deadline for industry feedback on proposed UA changesFri 4 Sep 2020
DSB 2021 final UA publication Fri 18 Sep 2020
User termination deadlineFri 2 Oct 2020
Annual User fees for 2021 calculatedMon 5 Oct 2020
2021 User fees publishedWed 7 Oct 2020