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.

INTUG Writes to President of EC on NGA Concerns

The European Commission’s imminent NGA Recommendation – the first major test of the Framework Review – will have a profound impact on the ability of business users to obtain the European network services they need to compete effectively in world markets – something of particular importance in the current recessionary environment.

INTUG Position on the EC’s Proposals Following the Framework Review

INTUG welcomes the European Commission’s proposals for revision of the European Regulatory Framework for Telecommunications. Whilst applauding the EU’s progress in the last decade towards an open and competitive telecommunications market, the business users which INTUG represent are still unable to obtain the seamless services within all Member States, or across the EU, that they […]

ERG Wants Stronger European Single Telecoms Market

At its plenary session in Gothenburg, Sweden, the European Regulators Group (ERG) decided to focus on new areas to strengthen the European single electronic communications market.

INTUG Submits Document to EC with Regard to Framework Review

INTUG has sent a letter to the EC concerning the Review of the European Regulatory Framework. The Users Group believes that the current Review provides an opportunity to enhance the effectiveness of sector specific telecommunications regulation.

INTUG is Lobbying the EC on Mobile Access and Call Origination

This week, INTUG sent a letter to the European Commission concerning “access and call origination on public mobile telephone networks” – so-called Market 15. INTUG believes that the current Review of the European Regulatory Framework provides an opportunity to enhance the effectiveness of sector specific telecommunications regulation. Therefore the Users Group felt it was necessary […]

INTUG seeks to influence EC

INTUG is actively lobbying the European Commission for the Framework Review, in particular to improve availability and competition in the provision of access circuits. This is critical for multinational corporations seeking to establish regional and global networks with consolidated applications and one-stop-shop management of supply, e.g. global or European contracts. This requires equivalence of input […]