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European Commission compromises on telecom reform

Friday 7 November 2008 | 13:21 CET | News
The European Commission has presented new proposals for the reform of the telecommunications regulatory framework. This follows a vote by the European Parliament on 25 September that resulted in substantial changes to the EC's initial legislation. Since then EU Council members have been in talks on finalising the reforms. In line with the parliament and council's views, the commission has agreed to scale back its plans for the new European telecoms regulator and create an agency substantially smaller in size and competences. The agency will focus on telecoms regulation and have no authority

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