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EC telecom reform to address OTT competition - report

Monday 20 April 2015 | 09:23 CET | News
The European Commission will push for a "level playing field" between telecom operators and over-the-top service providers in its proposed reform of EU telecom regulation. The EC will present its digital single market strategy on 06 May, and this is expected to include the outlines of a telecom reform planned for 2016. According to a draft EC document on the strategy, seen by the FT and Reuters, OTT providers compete with traditional telecoms "without being subject to the same regulatory regime". As a result, "it is necessary to design a fair and future-proof regulatory environment for all

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