0
Internet

ETNO proposes ITU rules to help share internet costs

Tuesday 12 June 2012 | 12:45 CET | News
European operators are proposing the ITU adopt new rules to support online service providers contributing to the cost of maintaining and building telecom networks. The proposal comes from the lobby group ETNO, which represents incumbent operators such as France Telecom and Telefonica, which have previously called for companies such as Google to help pay part of the costs of delivering their internet traffic to end-users. The proposal comes ahead of an ITU meeting in December to revise the International Telecommunications Regulations. ETNO proposed changes to selected articles of the ITRs,

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet
Companies: ETNO / France Telecom / Google / ITU / Telefonica- Movistar
Countries: World
::: add a comment

Comments

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is now on record as unanimously opposing a proposal to give the United Nations' International Telecommunication Union (ITU) more control over governance of the Internet.
Abu Saeed Khan @ 24/9/2012 - 20:09


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

ITU opens public consultation on WCIT-12

Published 16 Aug 2012 13:49 CET | World
The ITU announced the start of a public consultation for the upcoming WCIT-12 negotiations on international telecommunications ...

Kroes words suggest support for 'internet toll' - GroenLinks

Published 11 Sep 2012 10:20 CET | Europe
Dutch Green Party GroenLinks said Eurocommissioner Neelie Kroees was taking a dangerous position on net neutrality. The party ...

ETNO assembly re-elects board members

Published 26 Oct 2012 16:51 CET | Europe
The European Telecom Network Operators (ETNO) association has re-elected Jos Huigen (KPN), Vianney Hennes (Orange) and Lotte ...

Berec opposes ETNO net charging proposal

Published 15 Nov 2012 10:37 CET | Europe
EU regulator Berec has come out against the proposal by operator industry group ETNO to implement a mechanism for online content ...

European telecom market seen down 0.4% in 2012

Published 16 Nov 2012 13:23 CET | Europe
The European telecoms market is expected to contract 0.4 percent this year, after a 1.5 percent fall in revenues already in 2011, ...

Telecom sector under pressure - what's to be done?

Published 04 Dec 2012 14:31 CET | World
The telecom sector is under pressure from a number of sources: cable operators, over-the-top (OTT) providers such as Google and ...

Open web 'propaganda' protects corporate interests - Bernabe

Published 17 Dec 2012 10:29 CET | World
The US invoked the principle of freedom of speech at the ITU meeting in Dubai as a cover to protect companies like Facebook and ...





2.9
Number of RGUs per customer at Vodafone
Netherlands  |  2016 Q1

Calendar   /   Industry Events

26 Jul ICETE 2016
27 Jul KPN Q2 2016
27 Jul Comcast Q2 2016
27 Jul Limelight Networks Q2 2016
27 Jul Infinera Q2 2016
27 Jul Telefonica Brasil Q1 2016
27 Jul Level 3 Communications Q2 2016
27 Jul Corning Q2 2016
27 Jul Sonus Networks Q2 2016
27 Jul STMicroelectronics Q2 2016
27 Jul Logitech fiscal Q1
27 Jul Netgear Q2 2016
27 Jul Applied Micro fiscal Q1
27 Jul Arris Q2 2016
27 Jul NXP Semiconductors Q2 2016
27 Jul ATN Q2 2016
27 Jul Turkcell Q2 2016
27 Jul ARM Q2 2016
27 Jul Telefonica Deutschland Q2 2016
27 Jul T-Mobile US Q2 2016
28 Jul Ingram Micro Q2 2016
28 Jul Telenet Q2 2016
28 Jul MobileIron Q2 2016
28 Jul Samsung Q2 2016
28 Jul Brightcove Q2 2016
28 Jul Amazon.com Q2 2016
28 Jul WiLAN Q2 2016
28 Jul Neustar Q2 2016
28 Jul Fortinet Q2 2016
28 Jul Rovi Q2 2016
28 Jul SBA Communications Q2 2016
28 Jul Digital Realty Q2 2016
28 Jul American Tower Q2 2016
28 Jul Alphabet Q2 2016
28 Jul Yahoo Japan fiscal Q1
28 Jul Sequans Q2 2016
28 Jul Google Q2 2016
28 Jul Telefonica Q2 2016
28 Jul Sky fiscal Q4
28 Jul BT fiscal Q1
::: More Calendar Items