INTUG Disappointed by further Delay to Abolition of Roaming Charges

The European Council wants to delay plans already voted on by the European Parliament to abolish international roaming within the European Union with three years till 2018.

EU Reaches Preliminary Deal on Roaming Solutions

MEPs and representatives of the Council and the European Commission have reached a preliminary deal on new EU Roaming rules, following the commission’s proposal from last year.

Europe: No Agreement on Telecoms Reform Package

A user’s Internet access cannot be restricted without prior ruling by the judicial authorities, the European Parliament (EP) insisted on 6 May. This could throw the telecoms reform package into jeopardy.

European Parliament: no Overall Agreement on Telecoms Issues with Council

A user’s internet access cannot be restricted without a prior ruling by the judicial authorities, the Industry Committee of the European Parliament (ITRE) insisted yesterday. The Committee also agreed on setting up a new regulatory body, comprising the heads of all national European telecommunications NRAs.

Public Consultation on EU Roaming Regulation Launched

The European Commission invites feedback by industry, consumers and other stakeholders to review the effectiveness of the EU Roaming Regulation, which entered into force on 30 June 2007. According to the provisions of the regulation, the Commission must report to the European Parliament and the Council in 2008.