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Internal Market committee approves EU telecoms reform

Thursday 23 January 2014 | 12:50 CET | News
The Internal Market and Consumer Affairs committee of the European Parliament has approved the European Commission's Connected Continent proposal on reforms in the telecom sector. The text and associated amendments attracted 35 votes for and one vote against. The committee focused on the consumer protection and open internet details of the legislation. Amendments centred on contract conditions and termination rights and transparency requirements for service providers on issues such as internet speed, volumes and usage. The proposal on net neutrality and specialised services was also amended.

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