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EC unveils broad strategy for 'digital single market'

Wednesday 6 May 2015 | 13:01 CET | News
The European Commission has unveiled its long-awaited Digital Single Market Strategy, a framework that paves the way for a major reform of EU telecoms regulation in 2016. The wide-ranging policy paper sets out a total of 16 initiatives aimed at boosting economic growth in Europe by knocking down national barriers. The EC proposes tackling one of the issues – better access for consumers – by clamping down on so-called "geo-blocking", confirming that it will propose legislation in the first half of 2016 to end the practice. As expected, the document states that the EC will launch "a

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