Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Adieu, roaming! EU proposes sweeping reforms to telco regs

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Thursday 12 September 13

Neelie Kroes forges ahead with single market plan as she details net neutrality law, new consumer rights.

The end of roaming fees in the European Union was just one of several highly-anticipated proposals published by the European Commission on Thursday as part of a long-term plan to create a single market for telecoms. The legislative package, called 'Connected Continent', not only covers roaming but also encompasses a broad set of issues such as net neutrality; spectrum allocation; consumer rights governing service contracts; and wholesale network access rules. As expected though, it stopped short of proposing a single market regulator for the 28…

The end of roaming fees in the European Union was just one of several highly-anticipated proposals published by the European Commission on Thursday as part of a long-term plan to create a single market for telecoms. The legislative package, called 'Connected Continent', not only covers roaming but also encompasses a broad set of issues such as net neutrality; spectrum allocation; consumer rights governing service contracts; and wholesale network access rules. As expected though, it stopped short of proposing a single market regulator for the 28…

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