0
Wireless

EU publishes text of roaming, net neutrality compromise

Wednesday 8 July 2015 | 16:47 CET | News
The EU Council of permanent representatives of the member states has given final approval to the compromise reached last week with the European Parliament on changes to roaming regulations and the introduction of net neutrality rules. The text of the agreement was published by the Council, and after the technical details of the law's text are confirmed, it will go to a final vote by Parliament and the Council in the autumn. Under the agreement, roaming surcharges in the European Union will be abolished from 15 June 2017, although operators will still be allowed to apply a 'fair use policy' to

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. 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.

Subscriptions

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: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Countries: Europe
::: add a comment

Comments

Does regulating throttling, blocking, and prioritizing (championed by $4mil) equate with a free and independent Internet? NO! 4 million protestors were exploited and cheated! What we have with the FCC #TitleII #NetNeutrality is sanctioned by the dictatorial countries of the world! Many of the 4 million do not approve of the FCC facilitating the big government takeover of the Internet!
Susan Lindsey @ 9/7/2015 - 08:22


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.


Related

Arcep publishes net neutrality fact sheets

Published 30 Nov 2015 17:16 CET | France
French telecom regulator Arcep has published a document summarising the current regulatory framework for net neutrality, with a ...

EC starts consultation on roaming fair use rules

Published 26 Nov 2015 13:18 CET | Europe
The European Commission has launched a public consultation to finalise the details of the new roaming regulation passed by ...

European Parliament approves net neutrality, end to roaming

Published 27 Oct 2015 15:08 CET | Europe
The European Parliament has approved the Telecom Single Market legislation, opening the way to an end to roaming surcharges from ...

EU Council formally approves roaming, neutrality rules

Published 02 Oct 2015 08:16 CET | Europe
The European Union Council has formally approved new rules to end mobile roaming charges and put in place net neutrality ...

EU invests EUR 5.5 mln in interoperable eID services

Published 22 Sep 2015 15:12 CET | Europe
The European Union will co-finance 20 projects addressing the cross-border interconnection of electronic identification (eID) ...

EC demands Finnish regulator to change MTR proposal

Published 27 Jul 2015 08:53 CET | Finland
The European Commission issued a recommendation addressed to the Finnish Communications authority (Ficora) concluding that its ...

EU Parliament committee approves roaming, neutrality deal

Published 15 Jul 2015 14:48 CET | Europe
The EU compromise on net neutrality and an end to roaming charges has passed another key hurdle on the way to becoming law, with ...

EU-raad akkoord met netneutraliteit, roaming

Published 08 Jul 2015 16:38 CET | Europe | Update: 09 Jul 2015 09:26 CET
De Europese lidstaten zijn het eens geworden over roaming en netneutraliteit. Het Telecom Single Market (TSM) pakket is op 8 juli ...

Orange Lux marks EU council presidency with free roaming

Published 08 Jul 2015 09:40 CET | Luxembourg
Orange Luxembourg is marking the start of Luxembourg's 6-month presidency of the EU Council by offering 1 hour of voice roaming ...

Free Mobile extends roaming pass to all EU countries

Published 07 Jul 2015 10:28 CET | France
French operator Free Mobile has extended its "Pass Destination" roaming service to all EU member states. From 7 July, customers ...

Portuguese operators to suffer from roaming end - Apritel

Published 06 Jul 2015 12:40 CET | Portugal
Portugal's Association of Telecommunications Operators (Apritel) has warned that the country's mobile operators will be hurt by ...

Netherlands looks at free roaming in Benelux

Published 02 Jul 2015 15:40 CET | Netherlands
The Dutch government said it's looking at ending roaming surcharges in the wider Benelux area. Belgium and Luxembourg already ...

Dutch govt opposes EU net neutrality compromise

Published 01 Jul 2015 10:28 CET | Europe
The Dutch government is opposed to the EU's compromise on net neutrality legislation, saying it does not go far enough. A ...

Arcep welcomes agreement on European roaming, net neutrality

Published 01 Jul 2015 08:50 CET | France
French telecom regulator Arcep has welcomed the policy agreement reached between the European Parliament, Council and Commission ...

Europe agrees to end roaming charges in June 2017

Published 30 Jun 2015 08:40 CET | Europe
After years of negotiations, European member states, the European Parliament and the European Commission have finally agreed on ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

17 Jul Fiber Optic Expo
19 Jul DNA Q2 2019
22 Jul Logitech fiscal Q1
22 Jul NOS Q2 2019
23 Jul Calix Q2 2019
23 Jul Iridium Q2 2019
23 Jul Snap Q2 2019
23 Jul Megacable Q2 2019
23 Jul AudioCodes Q2 2019
23 Jul Vodafone AGM
24 Jul Mellanox Technologies Q2 2019
24 Jul Netgear Q2 2019
24 Jul Telekom Slovenije Q2 2019
24 Jul Orange Poland Q2 2019
24 Jul AT&T Q2 2019
24 Jul Orange Belgium Q2 2019
24 Jul F5 Networks fiscal Q3
24 Jul Altigen Communications fiscal Q3
24 Jul Facebook Q2 2019
24 Jul KPN Q2 2019
24 Jul Telefonica Deutschland Q2 2019
24 Jul Technicolor H1 results
25 Jul Comcast Q2 2019
25 Jul Juniper Networks Q2 2019
25 Jul Orange Q2 2019
25 Jul STMicroelectronics Q2 2019
25 Jul Maxlinear Q2 2019
25 Jul Telefonica Q2 2019
25 Jul Amazon Q2 2019
25 Jul Smith Micro Q2 2019
::: More Calendar Items