Thursday, 21 September 2017

Telcos call on EU to hold its nerve on deregulation

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Friday 26 May 17

Incumbents warn proposed amendments to Electronic Communications Code, ePrivacy Regulation put network investment at risk.

Some of Europe's biggest telcos this week warned the European Commission that proposed amendments to the Electronic Communications Code (ECC) and ePrivacy Regulation could put future investment at risk. A letter sent to the Commission on Thursday expressed dismay at the possibility of the EU abandoning plans to ease access obligations for wholesale-only players and operators that jointly invest in new networks…

Some of Europe's biggest telcos this week warned the European Commission that proposed amendments to the Electronic Communications Code (ECC) and ePrivacy Regulation could put future investment at risk. A letter sent to the Commission on Thursday expressed dismay at the possibility of the EU abandoning plans to ease access obligations for wholesale-only players and operators that jointly invest in new networks…

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