• Telecom Laws
    From landlines to mobiles to broadband, telecommunications networks and services are the backbone of our information society. The EU's policy framework improves competition, drives innovation, and boosts consumer rights within the European single market.
  • Consultation procedures
    The consultation and notification mechanism requires national telecoms regulators to notify the European Commission, the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) and telecoms regulators in other EU countries, of measures they plan to introduce to solve market problems.
  • Implementation
    The telecoms' market is not always sufficient to generate growth, protect consumers and ensure a level playing field for new companies in the telecoms sector. Therefore the European Commission regulates the market in order to counterbalance the significant market power of former monopolies, to ensure universal service and to protect consumers.
  • National Regulatory Authorities
    National Regulatory Authorities within the EU and more
  • Telecoms Rules
    EU law covers fixed and wireless telecoms, internet, broadcasting and transmission services.
  • Users' rights
    Consumers need to know their rights and be protected from the unfair practices of the companies providing these services. Therefore, the EU has a specific consumer protection policy in telecoms' services which includes the right of access to services and their fair pricing as well as the protection and privacy of personal information.