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latest intelligence

BEREC proposes criteria for determining the location of the network termination point
18 October 19 Kyrylo Prymak

A public consultation on draft guidelines for the identification of the location of the network termination points (NTPs) in different network topologies is running until 21 November 2019.

BEREC consults on updated net neutrality guidelines
17 October 19 Laurence Nivot

The assembly of European telecoms regulators proposes additional guidance on specialised services and more criteria for NRAs to assess zero-rating practices. The consultation runs until 28 November 2019.

Colombia consults on regulatory sandbox for connectivity
16 October 19 Carlos Castellanos

The Colombian Communications Regulatory Commission (CRC) consulted until 18 October 2019 on a regulatory sandbox for “innovative connectivity projects”, to foster “effective competition amongst telecommunications providers under a supervised regulatory environment”.

Chile consults on updating rules to protect critical infrastructure
15 October 19 Alexandra Contreras Flores

Subtel, the Chilean regulator, is consulting until 26 October 2019 on updating rules regarding the protection of critical infrastructure and the reporting of significant failures in telecommunications systems.

Polish regulator decides not to follow EC recommendation on FTRs
14 October 19 Monika Kačeriaková

The Polish regulator UKE decided not to follow the European Commission recommendation to set fixed termination rates (FTRs) based on an EU benchmark before 31 October 2019.

The Jordan Electric Power Company and Umniah will jointly invest US$56m to build a FTTH network
10 October 19 Muatasem Khairaddeen

A new joint venture between an electricity company and a telecoms networks operator will roll out a fibre network over electricity poles in Jordan. The two companies will invest JOD 40m (US$56m) to cover 1.4m households in the central region of Jordan.

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