Tag Archives: regulation

Europe : Google panel says ‘right to be forgotten’ should be EU only – Telecompaper

Google panel says 'right to be forgotten' should be EU only – Telecompaper.

Canada – CRTC continues to set the course for the future of television with Let’s Talk TV decisions

CRTC continues to set the course for the future of television with Let's Talk TV decisions. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today issued two decisions related to some of the issues addressed in Let’s Talk TV: A Conversation with Canadians, as well as a decision relating to the future of mobile television content. […]

France : The European Commission approves ARCEP’s draft decision regulating fixed and mobile termination markets, but questions the regulation on SMS termination markets

The European Commission approves ARCEP’s draft decision regulating fixed and mobile termination markets, but questions the regulation on SMS termination markets. On 28 November 2014, the European Commission approved ARCEP’s draft decision regulating the markets for fixed voice call termination and mobile voice call termination from 2014 to 2017, and requested additional justifications on SMS […]

Europe – Google told to extend ‘right to be forgotten’ worldwide – Telecompaper

Google told to extend 'right to be forgotten' worldwide – Telecompaper. According to Telecompaper, EU data protection and privacy regulators told Google to extend its implementation of the ‘right to be forgotten’ across global search. Removing the links only on national domains would not meet the requirements.

Net Neutrality: President Obama’s Plan for a Free and Open Internet | The White House

Net Neutrality: President Obama's Plan for a Free and Open Internet | The White House. President Obama called for the “strongest possible” net-neutrality regulations to ensure that all Internet traffic is treated equally.

Spain – Spanish senate approves Intellectual Property Law reform – Telecompaper

Spanish senate approves Intellectual Property Law reform – Telecompaper. According to Telecompaper, the senate has given the green light to the reform of the Intellectual Property Law. The reform aims to curb internet piracy with rapid processes to shut down offending sites and also contains the so-called ‘Google tax’.

Poland – New regulations concerning wholesale broadband Internet access services

New regulations concerning wholesale broadband Internet access services in Poland. The President of the Office of Electronic Communications has introduced new regulations concerning wholesale broadband Internet access services in Poland. Both consumers and operators will benefit from the decision, which should lead to the investment increase and strengthen competitiveness.

ARCEP publishes the responses to the consultation on FttH network access pricing

ARCEP publishes the responses to the consultation on FttH network access pricing. Working to achieve national harmonisation to increase the chances of commercial success for fibre networks nationwide The pace of shared optical local loop rollouts has increased considerably in recent months (38% increase in eligible premises, or 810,000 additional premises passed in 2013), and […]

Fixed line: ARCEP opens a second public consultation and submits its draft decision to the Competition authority for opinion

Fixed line: ARCEP opens a second public consultation and submits its draft decision to the Competition authority for opinion As part of the work being done on the fourth round of analysis of fixed telephony markets, ARCEP held a first public consultation from 21 February to 21 March 2014 on its “scorecard and outlook” and […]

France : ARCEP notifies its draft analysis decisions on broadband and superfast broadband markets to the European Commission

France : ARCEP notifies its draft analysis decisions on broadband and superfast broadband markets to the European Commission Following the publication of a market “scorecard and outlook” (1), two public consultations on successive draft decisions (2), along with the opinion of the Competition authority (3), ARCEP continues its review of broadband and superfast broadband market […]