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  1. What next for EU telecom rules?

    Following the landmark political agreement reached on 30th June to end roaming surcharges and guarantee an open internet in the Digital Single Market (DSM), the European Commission is now launching a comprehensive 360° review of the EU telecoms rules. And ...

    Roberto Viola - 24/02/2016 - 14:48

  2. BEREC- Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications

    The Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) was created in 2009 to improve consistency of the EU telecoms rules and to contribute to the development of the Single Market. The mission of BEREC is to assist the Commission and the n ...

    Irina Alexandra... - 26/09/2016 - 16:29

  3. 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 signi ...

    Irina Alexandra... - 26/09/2016 - 17:07

  4. Telecoms Rules

    EU law covers fixed and wireless telecoms, internet, broadcasting and transmission services. The EU's regulatory framework for electronic communications is a series of rules which apply throughout the EU Member States. It encourages competition, impr ...

    Irina Alexandra... - 14/09/2016 - 13:18

  5. Open Internet

    In October 2015 the first EU-wide Net Neutrality rules were adopted. Our commitment to net neutrality EU rules on net neutrality (open internet) apply as of 30 April 2016, following the adoption of Regulation (EU) 2015/2120 on 25 November 2015. This regul ...

    Irina Alexandra... - 20/09/2016 - 16:09

  6. Commission Implementing Regulation No 1203/2012 on the separate sale of regulated retail roaming services within the Union.

    Policy and legislation The new Roaming Regulation introduced structural measures aiming at enhancing competition in the EU roaming market. Specifically, it introduced an obligation for operators to allow their customers, as of 1 July 2014, to purchase roa ...

    Editor Connect - 24/02/2016 - 16:08

  7. Commission seeks BEREC opinion on draft Recommendation on consistent non-discrimination obligations and costing methodologies

    News Article Following public consultations on aspects of non-discrimination and cost methodologies for regulated wholesale network access in autumn 2011, on 12 July 2012 Vice President Kroes issued a policy statement on enhancing the broadband investment ...

    Editor Connect - 24/02/2016 - 16:04