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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
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  • Switching and portability
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latest intelligence

Colombian regulator publishes draft regulatory agenda for 2021-2022
11 November 20 Carlos Castellanos

The Colombian regulator (CRC) is consulting until 17 November 2020 on its regulatory agenda for 2021-2022.

Egypt raises US$1.17bn from the 2.6 GHz auctions
06 November 20 Muatasem Khairaddeen

NTRA awarded 80 MHz of the spectrum in the 2.6 GHz band to three mobile operators for US$1.17bn.

Spectrum fees in the Middle East and North Africa
03 November 20 Muatasem Khairaddeen

Cullen's new benchmark shows that nine MENA countries assigned spectrum at least once based on a competitive process (auction or beauty contest), while only three countries do not impose annual spectrum usage fees.

French consumers should have clear information about the availability of 5G services.
23 October 20 Laurence Nivot

French NRA ARCEP issued recommendations to ensure that consumers will get clear information on the availability of 5G services as soon as commercial offers will be launched.

Radio Spectrum Policy Programme: Commission proposal expected by November 2021; stakeholders set out expectations
19 October 20 Kyrylo Prymak

New spectrum allocations and continued access to already available spectrum bands must be the focus of the next Radio Spectrum Policy Programme. These were among the key issues raised by the participants of the online workshop on the next RSPP organised by the Radio Spectrum Policy Group on 15 October 2020.

BEREC adopts guidelines on very high capacity networks, opens consultations on geographical surveys and 2021 work programme
08 October 20 Martin Schraa

The final BEREC guidelines on very high capacity networks (VHCN) do not differ significantly from the draft version consulted earlier this year. The 44th plenary meeting of BEREC, assembling European telecoms regulators, took place online on 30 September – 2 October 2020.

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