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EC sends telecom legislation to parliament

Wednesday 11 September 2013 | 18:03 CET | News
The European Commission has sent draft legislation to parliament aimed at strengthening the EU market for telecom services. Creating a single market across the 28-country bloc is promoted as a way to boost economic growth and investment and create jobs in the high-value digital sector. According to the EC, the telecom sector currently suffers from fragmentation along national borders; a lack of regulatory consistency and predictability; unfairly high prices for specific services; and a lack of investment. The legislation aims to remedy three elements of the single market: allowing consumers

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