Monthly Archives: August 2013

Ofcom | Review of the fixed narrowband services markets – draft statement on the proposed markets, market power determinations and remedies

Ofcom | Review of the fixed narrowband services markets – draft statement on the proposed markets, market power determinations and remedies.

ITU Study on Taxing telecommunications/ICT services: an overview

ITU/BDT has launched the study on “Taxing telecommunications/ICT services: an overview”. This paper contains a general discussion of the effects of imposing special taxes on telecommunications/ICT equipment and services in addition to the general run of taxes, such as VAT, which apply to most or all goods and services. It also presents some relevant considerations […]

Digital Agenda for Europe – European Commission

Digital Agenda for Europe – European Commission. The Digital agenda Assembly 2013 report is now available along with the individual workshop reports. DAA 2013 video highlights and individual recordings of the workshops and plenary session are also available on our website as well as photographs from the event.

Third rural broadband tender launched

Third rural broadband tender launched.

Ofcom | Own-initiative Monitoring and Enforcement Programme: General Condition 14 regarding Complaints Handling

Ofcom | Own-initiative Monitoring and Enforcement Programme: General Condition 14 regarding Complaints Handling. Ofcom has today published a research report on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) schemes. ADR schemes act as an independent middleman between communications service providers and their customers when a complaint cannot be resolved. The research looks at awareness of ADR among consumers.

Digital Agenda for Europe – European Commission

Digital Agenda for Europe – European Commission. The European Commission has again requested the German telecoms regulator (BNetzA) to amend or withdraw its proposal to set fixed termination rates (FTRs) three times (300%) higher than the average of Member States which follow the recommended approach set out in EU telecoms rules. This request comes after […]

Carlos Slim Makes Bid For Dutch Telecommunications Company Royal KPN In Billionaire’s Latest Push Into Europe

Carlos Slim Makes Bid For Dutch Telecommunications Company Royal KPN In Billionaire’s Latest Push Into Europe.