On 5 August 2020, DCC issued a consultation to invite views on proposed amendments to the TCHODR as required under Smart Energy Code (SEC) Section F5.1A.
The changes focused on amendments to:
• the TCHODR Mid-Term (January 2021 to and including December 2021) Minimum Communications Hub Orders for Communications Service Provider (CSP) Central and South Regions;
• the Short-Term delivery requirements for the Communications Service Provider (CSP) North Region; and
• the Mid-Term increasing of Communications Hub Orders for all Regions.
The consultation closed 28 August after which DCC has engaged further with industry through the Supply Chain Working Group and bilateral discussion. DCC has now issued a response to the consultation.