Regulation is good. Until it becomes bad. Make no mistake, regulation is one of the pillars of the rule of law and it is needed to ensure a fair and competitive environment in which innovation thrives.
However, if we develop rules without fully taking into account technology and consumer habits, we risk killing innovation rather than fostering it. After all, it is a matter of creating value for citizens and for the economy in the context of high levels of trust.
ETNO has been the voice of Europe’s telecommunications network operators since 1992 and has become the principal policy group for European electronic communications network operators. Its 41 members and observers from Europe and beyond are the backbone of Europe’s digital progress. They are the main drivers of broadband and are committed to its continual growth in Europe. ETNO brings together the main investors in innovative and high-quality e-communications platforms and services, representing 60% of total sector investment.