The European Commission’s troubled roaming regulation was given another tweak today in a bid to get approval from operators.
Brussels has unveiled a European Electronic Communications Code that promises a revised regulatory environment and updates broadband targets as part of its Digital Single Market reform.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said new roaming regulation would be published next week, despite claiming that there was nothing technically wrong with the previous draft.
The European Commission has approved the joint venture between the Italian subsidiaries of CK Hutchison and VimpelCom.
BEREC, the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications, has made some significant changes to its net neutrality guidelines following industry feedback.
Deutsche Telekom has commissioned two universities to examine its corporate culture and boost its “ethical behaviour”.
By Adrian Baschnonga, Lead Telecommunications Analyst, EY
The European Commission (EC) has cleared the proposed joint venture between Vodafone and Liberty Global in the Netherlands on the condition the former divests its consumer fixed-line arm.
Ofcom has set out plans to make new suppliers responsible for ensuring consumers are not ripped off or left out of service when switching between telecoms providers.
Ofcom has proposed BT's Openreach arm should become a distinct company to deliver the best services to the UK, but rivals have argued the mooted plans do not go far enough.
European regulators group BEREC has received almost half a million responses to its controversial draft guidelines on European net neutrality rules.
Five companies have signed up to trial new duct and pole sharing processes with BT Openreach, as Cityfibre hit out at Ofcom for “poor and inconsistent” regulation.
Seven current and former Ericsson employees have been summoned as part of a preliminary investigation in Greece that relates to possible corruption involving the vendor’s former Microwave Systems business.
An operator-led industry body has criticised net neutrality guidelines released this week by European regulators group BEREC, arguing they will restrict their freedom to provide services.
By Jonathan Plant, Marketing Manager at Openet
The Swiss Competition Commission (ComCo) has imposed a sanction of CHF 71.8 million on Swisscom and Cinetrade/Teleclub for alleged prohibited marketing of sports content via pay TV.
Corporate strategies must not be developed with a focus on a single segment of the internet value chain, a new study has warned.
The CEOs of Sky, TalkTalk and Vodafone UK have written to Ofcom with a plan to reform Openreach, but BT said many of the suggestions were unworkable.
With the dust beginning to settle on the news that the UK will not see Three acquire O2, the industry has begun to sift through the implications and Brussels comes in for its share of criticism.
The European Commission has blocked the proposed acquisition of O2 by Three in the UK, leaving CK Hutchison to consider the possibility of mounting a legal challenge.
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