INTUG Publishes Position on ITRE Rapporteur Report

In September 2016, the European Commission published a proposal for establishing a European Electronic Communications Code. As part of the regulatory process, ITRE (the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy in the European Parliament) published its draft rapporteur report on the proposal, on 17 March 2017.

INTUG Writes MEPs in Regard to Net Neutrality, Business Services

A new European Parliament, to be elected in May, will have a final say on the European Telecoms Package, which contains groundbreaking rules on net neutrality and the single digital market. There are however two concerns for business users. Therefore INTUG wrote the following to MEPs:

INTUG Sends Letter to Pilar del Castillo, Catherine Trautmann

Today INTUG sent a letter to European Members of Parliament Pilar del Castillo and Catherine Trautmann concerning the proposals on the single market voor telecommunications in the EU.

INTUG Goes to European Parliament Hearing

INTUG and BELTUG took part in a 4 December hearing on the single market for communications at the European Parliament, with INTUG Chairman and BELTUG General Manager Danielle Jacobs sitting on the panel addressing “Consumer and other end-users’ rights”.

Campaign Against Roaming Charges Gains Momentum

As the European Commission will cut roaming charges once again this summer, the battle is about to start whether the new measures go far enough.

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.

European Framework Applauded and Criticized at Hearing

At an ITRE hearing on 27 February, representatives of several telecommunications operators, the British NRA Ofcom and the European regulators Group (ERG) had the opportunity to comment publicly on the 2008 European Framework Review.