0
Broadband

EU will defend open internet at ITU conference

Friday 30 November 2012 | 14:20 CET | News
Always wanted to know everything about the Dutch Telecoms market? Then the online Masterclass Introduction Dutch Telecom market is for you! Please enroll here!
The European Commission has announced that it will be defending the open internet at the ITU's World Conference on International Communications (WCIT) in Dubai from 3-14 December. While some non-EU countries have tabled proposals for a significant increase in the scope of the International Telecommunications Regulations (ITR) treaty and the regulatory burden on operators, including ISPs, the EU sees no justification for such proposals and is concerned about the potentially negative impact on innovation and costs for operator and end-users. "The EU's firm view is that the internet works. If it

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

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
Companies: European Commission / ITU
Countries: Europe / World
::: add a comment

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

ITU publishes outomes report on Telecom World 2012

Published 17 Feb 2013 15:43 CET | World
The ITU has published a report on the Telecom World 2012 summit held in Dubai last October on the transformational potential of ...

Open web 'propaganda' protects corporate interests - Bernabe

Published 17 Dec 2012 10:29 CET | World
The US invoked the principle of freedom of speech at the ITU meeting in Dubai as a cover to protect companies like Facebook and ...

US, UK reject agreement on new ITU treaty

Published 14 Dec 2012 09:04 CET | World
An agreement to update the International Telecommunications Regulations has been reached in Dubai, despite a refusal from major ...

European Parliament endorses Digital Freedom Strategy

Published 11 Dec 2012 15:01 CET | Europe
The European Parliament has endorsed by a large marjority the first Digital Freedom Strategy in EU foreign policy, setting out ...

Russia-led proposal for ITU internet regulation withdrawn

Published 11 Dec 2012 12:48 CET | World
A Russia-led coalition has withdrawn a proposal at the ITU WCIT to give governments new powers over the internet, Reuters ...

ITU conference hit by temporary network outage

Published 06 Dec 2012 14:54 CET | World
The ITU reported that communication with one of its websites was interrupted on the afternoon of 5 December, disrupting a meeting ...

ITU conference rejects new article on freedom of speech

Published 05 Dec 2012 12:22 CET | World
Delegates at the World Conference on International Telecommunications in Dubai have voted in support of freedom of expression as ...

ITU assembly sets priorities for standardization body

Published 30 Nov 2012 11:06 CET | World
At a meeting of the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA) held during 20-29 November in Dubai, the ITU's ...

ITU reaffirms commitment to open internet access

Published 29 Nov 2012 11:21 CET | World
The ITU has adopted a resolution inviting member states to refrain from taking any unilateral and/or discriminatory actions that ...

Google starts public campaign over ITU regulatory conference

Published 22 Nov 2012 14:14 CET | World
Google has started an online campaign ahead of the ITU regulatory conference next month, calling on internet users to sign a ...

Kroes stresses need for broadband innovation ahead of World Forum

Published 12 Oct 2012 09:28 CET | Europe
European Commissioner Neelie Kroes again stressed the need for fast broadband and quality digital services in order to energise ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

23 Oct Orange Belgium Q3 2020
23 Oct Doro Q3 2020
23 Oct Airtel Africa H1 results
26 Oct Harmonic Q3 2020
26 Oct Alphabet Q3 2020
26 Oct Twilio Q3 2020
26 Oct CCW Europe 2020
27 Oct Akamai Technologies Q3 2020
27 Oct Megacable Q3 2020
27 Oct Microsoft fiscal Q1
27 Oct A10 Networks Q3 2020
27 Oct Juniper Networks Q3 2020
27 Oct Siminn Q3 2020
27 Oct Telefonica Brasil Q3 2020
27 Oct Sequans Communications Q3 2020
28 Oct 8x8 fiscal Q2
28 Oct Ooredoo Q3 2020
28 Oct Telefonica Deutschland Q3 2020
28 Oct Equinix Q3 2020
28 Oct ZTE Q3 2020
28 Oct Belden Q3 2020
28 Oct Extreme Networks fiscal Q1
28 Oct KPN Q3 2020
28 Oct Telecoms World Asia 2020
28 Oct Cognizant Q3 2020
29 Oct Facebook Q3 2020
29 Oct Telefonica Q3 2020
29 Oct Digital Realty Q3 2020
29 Oct HKBN FY results
29 Oct NTT Docomo fiscal Q2
::: More Calendar Items