The Commission is launching this consultation to gather input for the evaluation process in order to assess the current rules and to seek views on possible adaptations to the framework in light of market and technological developments, with the objective of contributing to the Digital Single Market Strategy.

Please read the background document to this consultation before submitting  your answers.

The survey is open from 11 September to 7 December 2015. Comments received after the closing date will not be considered.

Views are sought from Member States, its regional and local administrations, National regulatory authorities for electronic communications networks and services, Providers of electronic communications networks and services, National and EU operator associations, Technology providers, Broadcasters, Internet and online service providers, Undertakings relying on connectivity and involved in digital economy, Civil society organisations and any other interested stakeholders

Please state in the questionnaire whether you are responding as an individual or representing the views of an organisation. We ask responding organisations to register in the Transparency Register. We publish the submissions of non-registered organisations separately from those of registered ones as the input of individuals.

You can respond to the consultation by answering online. The questionnaire is available in English but feel free to answer in any EU language of your preference.

Only the questions concerning general information about the respondent are obligatory. Partial replies to the questions are also acceptable.
Consult the DAE glossary for definitions and clarifications on the terminology used.

A summary of the results of the consultation will be published on this page one month after the consultation closes. A synopsis report covering the substance of the replies will follow within three months after the closure of the consultation.
On the basis of the responses, the Commission will complete its evaluation of the regulatory framework for electronic communications networks and services and assess possible options for going forward.
Please read the Specific Privacy Statement and the legal notice on Personal Data Protection on how we deal with your personal data and contribution.

Write to us for any clarifications you may need, either by e-mail or by sending a letter to:

European Commission
DG Communication Networks, Content & Technology
Unit B2 – Regulatory coordination & users
Avenue de Beaulieu 33, 06/068
B-1049 Brussels - Belgium