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EC completes consultation on telecom regulation review

Thursday 3 March 2016 | 13:33 CET | News
The European Commission has published a summary of the responses to its public consultation on possible reforms to the telecom regulatory framework. After analysing the responses, the EC is expected to propose legislation later this year. The consultation completed in December attracted 244 responses, of which almost 28 percent electronic communication network or service providers subject to the telecoms regulations. This is the first review of the framework since the lastest major reforms in 2009, and the EC noted that the market has undergone significant structural changes since then. The

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