Court rules Dutch telephone info must also be available in other EU countries

Wednesday 17 January 2018 | 12:32 CET | News
It also follows that telecom providers do not have to separately request permission from their customers. The consent given by a subscriber for the inclusion of his or her data in a telephone directory also applies to other EU member states. The telecom providers therefore do not have to ask their subscribers for permission to provide information for beyond the national borders. The Court of Justice of the European Union has now clarified that there are no longer any national borders on this point within the European common market. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

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.


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: General
Companies: ACM / Tele2 / Vodafone / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
::: add a comment

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.


German consumer org calls for govt to uphold consumer rights in EU telecoms code

Published 23 Feb 2018 13:08 CET | Europe
Germany's Federal Association of Consumer Protection (VZBV) has called on the German government to stand up for the current high ...

Dutch regulator does not expect more telemarking from outside phone directories

Published 18 Jan 2018 17:06 CET | Netherlands
Dutch regulator ACM does not expect unsolicited telemarketing to increase if Dutch numbers are also made available via foreign ...

Info in telefoongids ook beschikbaar in andere landen EU

Published 17 Jan 2018 11:13 CET | Netherlands
Nederlandse telecomaanbieders moeten bij hen bekende abonneegegevens ook leveren aan telefoongidsen en nummerinformatiediensten ...