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  • New benchmark on national mobile roaming in Europe

    15-05-2018

    Our latest research benchmarks national mobile roaming regulation in Europe, including the technologies involved, if there is a legal obligation to offer national roaming, and price regulation.

  • New Infographic: Models of separation and equivalence of access in Europe

    03-05-2018

    Our new infographic summarises whether separation is applicable at wholesale level and, if applicable, the model of separation adopted by incumbents in selected European markets.

  • New research on spectrum for 5G in Europe

    27-04-2018

    Our latest spectrum benchmarks show upcoming and ongoing spectrum awards in Europe.

  • Now also covering Egypt and Tunisia in our MENA Telecoms Country Profiles

    16-04-2018

    This report sheds light on the main telecom statistics, market information, institutional and regulatory frameworks and more in the Middle East region.

  • New Americas benchmark on spectrum licence conditions, including for coverage

    03-04-2018

    Our latest benchmark shows coverage and other conditions contained in spectrum licences across eleven markets in the Americas.

  • Digital economy in Latin America: Cullen International leads policy debate at Mobile World Congress

    06-03-2018

    (CAF Development Bank of Latin America- Cullen International- GSMA)

  • El Salvador now also covered by our Americas Telecoms service

    06-03-2018

    Cullen International's Americas telecoms profiles provide market data, regulatory and competition environment, policy outlook, at a glance - now covering 18 countries in the Americas.

  • Latest developments in MENA telecoms regulation

    30-01-2018

    This brief looks back at the main developments in the Middle East & North African (MENA) telecoms sector between mid October and end December 2017.

  • [Infographic] EU Telecoms Review: European Parliament and Council positions

    23-01-2018

    Our new infographic summarises the main points of the lead Industry (ITRE) report and the Council negotiating mandate, which serve as the basis for the ongoing trilogue negotiations.

  • New research on initiatives against handset theft in the Americas

    20-12-2017

    Our latest research provides an overview of the different legal/regulatory measures against mobile handset theft in the Americas.

  • New: Middle East Telecoms Country Profiles by Cullen International

    11-12-2017

    This new report sheds light on the main telecom statistics, market information, institutional and regulatory frameworks and more in the Middle East region.

  • Latest developments in MENA telecoms regulation

    26-10-2017

    This brief looks back at the main developments in the MENA telecoms sector between mid August and mid October 2017.

  • Now also covering Jamaica as part of our Americas Telecoms service

    26-10-2017

    Cullen International's Americas telecoms profiles provide market data, regulatory and competition environment, policy outlook, at a glance - now covering 17 countries in the Americas.

  • Spectrum regulation in Denmark now covered by our Radio Spectrum service

    17-10-2017

    Cullen International just added Denmark to the coverage of its European Spectrum service - now tracking spectrum regulation, licences and award procedures in twenty European countries.

  • New benchmark on 5G policy proposals and targets in the Americas

    14-09-2017

    Our latest research shows whether and where there is any regulation, policy proposal or target for 5G services in the Americas.

  • [Infographic] EU Telecoms Review – end user rights: key European Parliament vote and latest Council draft compromise

    05-09-2017

    Our new infographic summarises the main results of the lead Parliament Internal Market (IMCO) committee vote on end user rights and universal service. It also covers the latest compromise proposal of the Estonian Council presidency.

  • Latest developments in MENA telecoms regulation

    22-08-2017

    This brief looks back at the main developments in the MENA telecoms sector between June and mid August 2017. NRAs in the region have taken action to protect consumers, requiring transparency on internet fair use policies in Saudi Arabia, and launching a mobile quality of service app in Tunisia.

  • Abigail Browne Fellowship - Invitation to apply for 2017/2018 edition

    21-08-2017

    Cullen International announces a new fellowship in memory of Abigail Browne (1976-2015). The fellowship remembers Abigail's life and recognises her work in the field of communications regulation. Deadline for application is November 1, 2017.

  • New study with Cullen International research on the current regulatory framework for electronic communications published by EU Commission

    02-08-2017

    Cullen International has contributed to an important study for the European Commission on the current regulatory framework for electronic communications.

  • New benchmark on the implementation of Roam Like At Home

    01-08-2017

    Cullen International has published a new benchmark looking at the implementation of the EU rules abolishing retail international mobile roaming surcharges.

  • Latest infographic on EU NRAs’ approach towards zero rating

    21-06-2017

    An overview of the positions recently taken by some European NRAs towards mobile operators' zero rating offers.

  • Briefing on the end of roaming surcharges in the EU

    15-06-2017

    Author : Martin Schraa

    Retail roaming surcharges for international voice, SMS and data have been abolished as of June 15, 2017. This concludes a legislative process of more than ten years. Cullen International's briefing gives an overview of the main changes in the EU roaming regulation.

  • Should the Electronic Communications Code include provisions on co-investments?

    24-05-2017

    Author : Stefano De Luca

  • New European telecoms benchmark on geographic markets and remedies

    22-05-2017

    Cullen International published a new benchmark of geographic markets for wholesale local and central access (markets 3a and 3b/2014) covering 17 Western European countries plus Poland.

  • Benchmark on fair use policies for mobile broadband in Europe (Updated May 19)

    19-05-2017

    Cullen International's published a latest benchmark showing in which European markets an unlimited offer is available and whether a fair use policy applies.

  • Now also covering Panama as part of our Americas Telecoms service

    16-05-2017

    Cullen International just added Panama to the coverage of its Americas Telecoms service - now tracking the regulatory environment and main legislation in 16 countries across the American continent.

  • New benchmark on health limits for exposure to electromagnetic fields

    27-04-2017

    Cullen International's latest benchmark shows the health limits for exposure to electromagnetic fields across Europe.

  • New benchmarks on service levels for wholesale provisioning and repair in Europe

    04-04-2017

    Cullen International published two new benchmarks assessing the quality levels required for wholesale broadband services across countries in Western Europe.

  • New infographic on EU NRAs’ approach towards zero rating offers

    13-03-2017

    An overview of the positions recently taken by some European NRAs towards mobile operators' zero rating offers.

  • New benchmark on spectrum trading in the Americas

    08-03-2017

    Cullen International published a new benchmark on spectrum trading operations in the Americas.

  • New infographic on the risks of mobile network sharing

    23-02-2017

    A snapshot of mobile network sharing in Europe, showing how closer network sharing brings the risk of competition law intervention.

  • New benchmark on Regulatory Basis for MVNOs

    14-02-2017

    Cullen International published a new benchmark on European cases where mobile network operators are obliged to give access to MVNOs on regulated terms

  • BITS seminar on 'Internet of Things and IP peering'

    08-02-2017

    Author : Philippe Defraigne

    Cullen International, together with the Universities of Leuven and Namur, held on February 2, 2017 a seminar on 'internet and IP peering'.The seminar discussed the technical arrangements, commercial agreements and regulatory implications on IP interconnection.

  • United States: New policies and regulation shaping up under Trump's administration

    03-02-2017

    Author : Elena Scaramuzzi

    Cullen International published a report on US policy and regulatory developments (such as data protection, net neutrality, cybersecurity, Internet of Things (IoT) and media ownership) in the month of January pre- and post-inauguration.

  • Ofcom moving forward with legal separation of BT and Openreach

    07-12-2016| Europe

    Author : Cullen International

    Organizer : Cullen International

  • FCC raises concerns over zero rating video streaming offers

    07-12-2016| Americas

    Author : Elena Scaramuzzi

    Organizer : Cullen International

  • Special report: Telecoms, Media and Digital Economy Landscape in the US

    10-11-2016| Americas

    Author : Elena Scaramuzzi

    Organizer : Cullen International

  • AT&T goes vertical and announces acquisition of Time Warner - Americas

    16-10-2016| Americas

    Author : Elena Scaramuzzi

    Organizer : Cullen International

    Telecoms, Media

  • Telcomp has invited Cullen International to a debate session on the future of regulation for the telecom sector

    30-06-2016| Americas

    Author : Elena Scaramuzzi

    Organizer : Cullen International

    Telcomp, the Brazilian association of telecommunication operators, has invited Cullen International to a debate session on the future of regulation for the telecom sector in the country

  • Abigail Browne Fellowship 2016

    23-05-2016| Europe

    Organizer : Cullen International

    Cullen International announces a new fellowship in memory of Abigail Browne (1976-2015).

  • Announcement regarding the appointment of a new CEO for Cullen International

    07-04-2016

  • New benchmark on IP interconnection in Latin America

    05-04-2016

    Cullen International published a new benchmark showing that there are few obligations to offer IP interconnection for fixed telephony in Latin America.

  • BITS seminar discusses the protection of digital consumers

    18-03-2016

    Author : Javier Huerta Bravo

  • New benchmark on regulated wholesale access to cable networks

    07-03-2016

    Cullen International published a new benchmark showing that four European countries have regulated wholesale access to cable networks.

  • Cullen International wins prize for most innovative ICT event

    15-02-2016

    The 6th LATAM-EU Symposium on Telecoms & Media Regulation was awarded the prize for most innovative ICT event by Colombian news portal Evaluamos.

  • Cullen International's LATAM Telecoms service has reached new heights* by adding Bolivia to its country coverage

    01-02-2016

    Cullen International's LATAM Telecoms service now also covers Bolivia in the Country Profile reports.

  • GCC member states to implement a new roaming regulation from 2016

    05-01-2016

    Author : Sufian Shunnaq

  • Cullen International selected by the European Commission to carry out a study assessing the current EU regulatory framework for electronic communications

    15-12-2015

    Cullen International, together with WIK-Consult and the Research Centre for Information, Law and Society (CRIDS) of the University of Namur, has been selected by the European Commission (DG Connect) to carry out a study entitled “Substantive issues of review in the areas of market entry, management of scarce resources and general consumer issues”.

  • New benchmark on registration of prepaid mobile customers

    10-12-2015

    Cullen International published a new benchmark on the registration requirements of prepaid mobile customers across Europe.

  • Universal unconstrained connectivity - a challenge for the telecoms framework review

    20-11-2015

    Author : Peter Dunn

    Cullen International contributed an article to PubAffairs' "The Week in Brussels" on the telecoms framework review.

  • New benchmark on Layer 2 wholesale access, virtual unbundling and enhanced bitstream

    27-10-2015

    Cullen International just added a new benchmark on Layer 2 wholesale access, virtual unbundling (VULA) and enhanced bitstream to its European Telecoms service.

  • Recent European spectrum develoments bring the 1452-92 MHz band into the spotlight

    23-10-2015

    Cullen International just added a new benchmark on the regulation of the 1452–92 MHz band in Europe to its Radio Spectrum service.

  • New benchmarks on zero rating and handset theft prevention added to LATAM Telecoms service

    02-10-2015

    Cullen International just added 2 new benchmarks on zero rating and handset theft prevention to our LATAM Telecoms service, as well as an overview on recent mergers and acquisitions in the sector. These benchmarks now also cover Paraguay.

  • BITS seminar discusses whether internet platforms should be regulated or not

    22-07-2015

    Author : Javier Huerta Bravo

  • Brussels office expansion - all under one roof

    24-06-2015

    Cullen International moved the Namur office to merge with our newly expanded Brussels headquarters to now have all Belgian staff under one roof. The Brussels address remains the same, but phone numbers changed.

  • New benchmarks on price squeeze and telecoms fees added to European Telecoms service

    05-06-2015

    Cullen International just added two new benchmarks to its European Telecoms service: "Price squeeze and economic replicability tests (ERT) " and "Telecom fees and taxes".

  • The Davos of telecoms - reflections on MWC 2015

    02-04-2015

    Author : Peter Dunn

  • Two new features added to our LATAM Telecoms service

    30-03-2015

    Cullen International added two new features to our LATAM Telecoms Cross-Country Analysis report: including Ecuador as the 8th country to be covered; and two new tables on quality of service monitoring.

  • FCC adopts net neutrality rules, this time reclassifying ISPs as common carriers

    03-03-2015

    Author : Matej Podbevsek

  • New market data available in LATAM Telecoms service

    27-02-2015

    Cullen International includes new key market data in its LATAM Telecoms Country Profiles, covering 12 countries in the region.

  • Cullen International launches new Competition Law service

    12-02-2015

    Cullen International just launched a new cross-sectoral Competition Law service following cases at EU and national levels and covering all critical competition law themes.

  • New country coverage of LATAM Telecoms service

    02-02-2015

    Cullen International just added the Dominican Republic and Paraguay to its LATAM Telecoms service - now tracking the regulatory environment and main legislation in 12 LATAM countries.

  • Slovenia added as 18th country to our European Spectrum service

    03-11-2014

    Cullen International's has just added Slovenia to his European Spectrum service, as well as a new benchmark on member states' plans to award additional bands for mobile broadband.

  • 5th LATAM-EU Symposium on Telecoms & Media Regulation

    12-09-2014

    The fifth edition of Cullen International's annual regulatory seminar will take place in Mexico City on November 6, 2014, with the kind participation of the Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT), this year's theme will be: Regulatory Strategies for Competition and Convergence

  • New study report on electronic communications in EU enlargement countries

    07-03-2014

    Cullen International just published the final report of a 3-year study for the European Commission on the "Monitoring of electronic communications in the enlargement countries".

  • BITS Seminar on data portability - Brussels, April 29

    28-02-2014

    Event : http://www.cullen-international.com/events/training--conferences/conferences/2014/04/bits-seminar-on-data-portability-at-the-crossroads-of-data-protection-and-competition-policy/

    Cullen International, together with the universities of Namur and Leuven, will organize a seminar on data portability at the crossroads of data protection and competition policy.

  • BITS Seminar on industrial policy and telecom regulation - Brussels, January 28

    09-01-2014

    Event : http://www.cullen-international.com/events/training--conferences/conferences/2014/01/bits-seminar-on-industrial-policy-and-telecom-regulation/

    Cullen International, together with the universities of Namur and Leuven, will organize a seminar on industrial policy and telecom regulation.

  • New Regulatory Training Calendar 2014

    11-12-2013

    Our training offering ranges from our popular masterclasses, providing a comprehensive overview of sector regulation, to specialist seminars focusing on specific regulatory topics.

  • BITS (Brussels Internet & Telecoms Seminars) on Net Neutrality - Brussels, November 28

    20-11-2013

    Event : http://www.cullen-international.com/events/training--conferences/conferences/2013/11/bits-seminar-on-net-neutrality/

    Cullen International, together with the universities of Namur and Leuven, will hold a seminar on Net Neutrality and the concept of discrimination under competition law.

  • 4th Latin America-EU Symposium on ICT Regulation

    19-11-2013

    The fourth edition of the ‘Latin America-EU Symposium on ICT Regulation’, endorsed by Osiptel, will take place in Lima, Peru on November 19, 2013, as part of GSMA Latin America’s 40th Plenary Meeting. The theme of this year's edition will be: Consumer protection in a converged world.