BIPT clarifies operator registration requirements

Friday 27 June 2014 | 10:13 CET | News
Belgian regulator BIPT has reminded local governments offering Wi-Fi services that they must register as operators, Datanews reports. They must pay an annual fee of EUR 636 and meet other requirements of an operator, such as identifying users and cooperating with law enforcement requests and data retention. Industry groups such as Beltug and V-ICT-OR have said the definitions of an operator are vague and need to be clarified. While a royal decree is in preparation, BIPT issued a document with guidelines on the operator designation. It noted that the definition may still evolve based on market

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Categories: General
Companies: Beltug / BIPT
Countries: Belgium
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