Tag Archives: access

UN Human Rights office concerned over Turkey’s Twitter ban

UN Human Rights office concerned over Turkey’s Twitter ban The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) today expressed concern at Turkey’s recent decision to block access to the social media platform Twitter, noting that it is – along with any decision to curb freedom of expression online – in contradiction […]

OECD Publication on Broadband Networks and Open Access

Stimulating competition through open access networks This report examines “open access” policies and approaches in various contexts, including fixed and mobile access networks, backhaul and backbone networks, undersea cables and Internet exchange points (IXPs). It finds that open access arrangements share some common elements: they refer to wholesale access to network infrastructure or services that […]

Telecoms Regulatory body (BEREC) issues opinion on proposed rules for enhancing high speed internet roll-ou

Statement from Vice President Neelie Kroes “I am very happy that BEREC (Body of European Regulators of Electronic Communications) has given a positive opinion on our draft Recommendation on non-discrimination obligations and costing methodology for regulated wholesale network access. BEREC fully supports our overarching objective to encourage high-speed internet investment across Europe and our strategic objective of ensuring […]