Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative

Consultations

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28/11/2011
The questionnaire and responses of the consultation on the costing methodologies for key wholesale access prices in electronic communications can be found in annex. This consultation ended on 28.11.2011. Read more
28/11/2011
The questionnaire and responses of the consultation on the application of a nondiscrimination obligation under Article 10 of the Access Directive (Including Functional Separation under Article 13A) can be found in annex. This consultation ended on 28.11.2011. Read more
23/11/2011

This document reports on the outcome of the consultation on universal service principles in e-communications, which took place between March and May 2010. It also covers the third periodic review of the scope of universal service under Article 15 of the Universal Service Directive 2002/22/EC ("the USD"). Finally, it sets out some reflections on the measures to be taken by the Member States when implementing the USD.  

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01/06/2011

DG Information Society and Media launched a public consultation on the future harmonisation of numbering resources for the provision of business services between 6 December 2010 and 28 February 2011.

The revised EU regulatory framework for electronic communications aims at enhancing the single market inter alia by way of harmonisation of numbering resources.  In addition, the Digital Agenda for Europe (DAE) identifies further harmonisation in the area of numbering as one of the key issues for reinforcing the single market for telecommunications services.  In particular, it highlights that improved harmonisation of numbering regimes on the basis of the framework could help European manufacturers and retailers by facilitating sales, after-sales and customer enquiry services over a single Europe-wide number.

Against this background, this public consultation was intended to gather views of a wide range of stakeholders on the market demand for 'European' telephone numbers and on the most appropriate way in which they could contribute to meeting the DAE goals. 

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From 02/03/2010 to 07/05/2010
DG Information Society and Media has launched a public consultation on future universal service principles in the area of electronic communications networks and services. Read more

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