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Commission refers Estonia to EU Court of Justice over independence of national telecoms regulator

(30/05/2013) The European Commission has decided to refer Estonia to the Court of Justice of the EU over its national law which does not guarantee the impartiality of the national telecoms regulator. According to EU telecoms rules, national authorities exercising regulatory tasks cannot at the same time be involved in the ownership or control of telecoms companies.

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Commission Press Room: IP/13/480