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Digital Agenda: results of EU Telecoms Council, Brussels, 3 December

(06/12/2010) European Commission Vice-President for the Digital Agenda, Neelie Kroes warmly welcomed the support expressed by Ministers on the Commission's proposal to make spectrum available for wireless broadband by 2013 at the 3rd December EU's Council of Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Ministers in Brussels. Vice-President Kroes underlined to Ministers the importance of this proposal to meet the commitments made in the Digital Agenda for Europe of giving every European access to basic broadband by 2013 and fast and ultra-fast broadband by 2020). Ministers were also briefed about the forthcoming public consultation on EU roaming rules and adopted conclusions endorsing the Commission's Broadband Strategy. They also welcomed the Commission's proposals on modernising the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) and adopted conclusions on cross-fertilisation between the Digital Agenda for Europe and the Innovation Union.

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Commission Press Room: MEMO/10/652