telecoms regulation

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general topics covered

    Get up to date on regulatory frameworks, rules and reforms, such as the EECC Track and compare fibre network rollout, co-investment, and national broadband policy across the globe Stay informed on advances in mobile connectivity and the implications for radio spectrum policy and assignment
    The latest intelligence on duct sharing, unbundled access and VULA, broadband pricing rules, and more Compare how mobile operators share mobile infrastructure and how this is regulated, and understand the risks and opportunities for MVNOs Track and compare fixed and mobile call termination rates and regulation across the globe
    Follow developments in international roaming regulation, including Roam Like at Home in the EU Follow the debate on zero rating, as well as national policy and NRA powers to enforce net neutrality

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consumer protection

Consumer protection is a major focus in telecoms regulation. Subscribe to our standalone consumer protection intelligence service, and you’ll have direct access to all our expertise on this area. Our reliable, easy-to-understand reports and country-by-country comparisons cover topics such as:

  • Net neutrality and zero rating
  • Quality of service indicators
  • Switching and portability
  • Transparency

latest intelligence

Telefónica plans to sell its operations in Latin America, except in Brazil
04 December 19 Carlos Castellanos

Telefónica unveiled a significant transformation of its business, planning to spin-off the vast majority of its subsidiaries in Central and South America to focus on Spain, Brazil, Germany and the UK.

Telecoms operators look ahead at global challenges, ask for European digital industrial policy
04 December 19 Martin Schraa

Telecoms operators have to position themselves to deal with the threats and opportunities brought on by globalisation and climate change. They called for European leadership and a digital industrial policy.

Telecoms Council adopts conclusions on the significance and security risks associated with 5G
04 December 19 Visiola Pula

Europe’s telecoms ministers adopted on 3 December 2019 the Council’s position on the importance of 5G networks and the related security challenges associated with the technology.

European Commission to extend the EU Roaming Regulation, possibly lowering wholesale price caps
03 December 19 Martin Schraa

A public consultation will be launched in early 2022. It will contribute to an impact assessment in the first half of 2020 and a possible legislative proposal in the second half.

New infographic on EU consumer protection rules for online and electronic communications services
01 December 19 Olha Hruba

This infographic shows how the main horizontal and sector-specific consumer protection rules apply to online and electronic communications services. The EU has just adopted the new Directive on Better Enforcement of Consumer Protection Rules amending the EU horizontal consumer protection rules.

European Parliament concerned about cross-border access to toll-free numbers in the EU
30 November 19 Martin Schraa

Members of European Parliament have asked the European Commission to take action regarding toll-free 0800 numbers, which could be unreachable when calling from another country. MEPs debated an oral question posed to Mariya Gabriel, European commissioner for the Digital Economy, during the Parliament plenary meeting on 28 November 2019 in Strasbourg, France.

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