About this initiative

Summary

5G technologies offer prospects for new digital business models and rely on the additional installation of many small wireless access points. To pave the way for timely 5G rollout delivering high capacity and speeds, such small cells should be deployed in big numbers without restrictive administrative barriers. The European Electronic Communications Code calls on the Commission to define the necessary characteristics for small cells to be exempted from individual prior permits across the EU.

Topic
Digital economy and society
Type of act
Implementing decision

Roadmap

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Feedback period
06 November 2018 - 04 December 2018 (midnight Brussels time)
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Feedback (7)

  • digitalES (Spain)
    4 December 2018 Business association
    digitalES (Spain)

    DigitalES appreciate the opportunity to provide feedback to the Commissions initiative regarding the light deployment regime for small-area wireless access points and consider from an industry perspective that having harmonised rules applicable at European level and national level with simpler and consistent rules should create more transparent processes, increase the predictability of the deployments and reduce the administrative approval...

  • Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications (PIIT) (Poland)
    4 December 2018 Business association
    Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications (PIIT) (Poland)

    Small Cells – PIIT Response to consultations Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications (PIIT) welcomes the Commission’s initiative regarding Light deployment regime for small cells. The initiative includes the establishment of uniform technical requirements, the fulfillment of which will allow for easy and widespread use of small cells throughout the whole EU. Taking into account that small cells will be crucial to...

  • Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications (PIIT) (Poland)
    4 December 2018 Business association
    Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications (PIIT) (Poland)

    Small Cells – PIIT Response to consultations Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications (PIIT) welcomes the Commission’s initiative regarding Light deployment regime for small cells. The initiative includes the establishment of uniform technical requirements, the fulfillment of which will allow for easy and widespread use of small cells throughout the whole EU. Taking into account that small cells will be crucial to...

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Public consultation

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Feedback period
16 January 2019 - 10 April 2019 (midnight Brussels time)
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Commission adoption

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Planned for
First quarter 2020

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