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Articles tagged with: Europe

Q&A with Fatima Barros Q&A with Fatima Barros

Fatima Barros, chair of Portugal’s regulator, Anacom, and also BEREC

  • Monday, 13 March 2017

Slovakia cuts fees to boost investment in ‘white spots’

Slovak regulator, RU, is decreasing by 75% the fee for using radio frequencies in municipalities designated as white spots within its broadband programme, notes Telecompaper. “An operator which decides to cover such a municipality will save on costs associated with operation of a transmitter.

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017

New net neutrality law in the US ‘in three months’

The US Congress could be discussing net neutrality legislation within three months, replacing controversial FCC-created regulations, according to an academic with the ear of the administration, reports the Register.

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Q&A with Celene Craig Q&A with Celene Craig

Celine CRAIG, Deputy Chief Executive, Broadcasting Authority of Ireland – Údarás Craolacháin na hÉireann

  • Monday, 13 March 2017

Nigerian regulator hires consultant for interconnect review

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has hired consultants PwC to carry out an impact assessment on the interconnect regime, reports Biztech Africa. The NCC’s chair, Umar Danbatta, speaking at a stakeholder forum, said the review had become necessary in view of the changes in the sector.

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Austria to decide on broadband expansion framework

Austria’s Telecom Control Commission (TKK) has published a draft decision on developing the regulatory framework for broadband expansion across the country, notes TeleGeography. “The regulator’s proposed decision has a particular focus on the framework for vectoring technology,...

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017

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