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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 […]

Europe – ECTA ‘Single Market for Telecoms’ Conference

The creation of a pan-European market for telecom services appears to be at the forefront of the European Commission’s vision for the sector. But what does a single market mean? What would it look like? Would it create a truly borderless market? Would it lead to sector consolidation and if so would it be national […]

Canada – Major mobile service providers to challenge CRTC wireless code

According to the Star, Canada’s major wireless carriers want to overturn retroactive provisions in the federal telecom regulators’ new wireless code of conduct. Mobile phone service providers including Rogers Communications, Bell Mobility, Telus Communications and Saskatchewan Telecommunications asked the Federal Court of Appeal to allow their appeal of the  Commission’s code as it relates to […]