Following Mrs Reding's initiative, leading mobile operators will safeguard children by joining a European Framework on Safer Mobile Use by Younger Teenagers and Children. In this new text, operators agree to support:
The signatories of the European Framework on Safer Mobile Use by Younger Teenagers and Children are Bouygues Telecom, Cosmote, Debitel AG, Deutsche Telekom Group, Go Mobile, Hutchison 3G Europe, Jamba! GmbH, Mobile Entertainment Forum, Orange Group, Royal KPN N.V., SFR, Telecom Italia S.p.A, Telefonica Moviles, S.A., Telenor, TeliaSonera and Vodafone Limited.
To implement the European Framework, signatory operators and content providers will develop national self-regulatory codes by February 2008. The Commission will monitor and assess its efficiency after 12 months.