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ETNO
European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association

2010

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RD222 -Â ETNO Reflection Document in response to the public consultation on Wireless Access Platforms for Electronic Communications Services (WAPECS)Â

The present regulatory framework for radio spectrum management enabled pan-European development of high quality radio communication services in terms of service availability, network interoperability, free equipment circulation and economies of scale for the benefit for all parties involved, i.e. manufacturers, network operators, service and content providers, and last but not least end customers.

The present regulatory framework for radio spectrum management enabled pan-European development of high quality radio communication services in terms of service availability, network interoperability, free equipment circulation and economies of scale for the benefit for all parties involved, i.e. manufacturers, network operators, service and content providers, and last but not least end customers. Technological evolutions and increasing convergence of services call for changes in regulation in order to allow fair competition between actors in the domain. Services provided using different means should be submitted to coherent authorisation and charging conditions. Although this is a matter for national regulation, the RSPG should provide a clear lead on these issues. Moreover, possible changes of the radio spectrum regulatory framework towards more flexibility of use should be evaluated carefully so as to encourage necessary investments and enhance European competitiveness in the global market. ETNO calls for a smooth transition from the current regime to a more flexible one, in harmony with short, medium and long term market needs, based on experience with concrete cases.

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RD222 -Â ETNO Reflection Document in response to the public consultation on Wireless Access Platforms for Electronic Communications Services (WAPECS)Â

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  • A1 Telekom Austria Group
  • Albtelecom
  • Altice Portugal
  • BH Telecom
  • BT
  • CYTA (Cyprus Telecommunications Authority)
  • Deutsche Telekom AG
  • Eir
  • Elisa Communications Corporation
  • GO Plc (Malta)
  • Hrvatski Telekom
  • Koninklijke KPN
  • Magyar Telekom
  • Makedonski Telekom
  • Orange
  • Orange Polska
  • OTE
  • POST Group
  • Proximus
  • Síminn (Iceland Telecom Ltd.)
  • Slovak Telekom
  • Swisscom
  • TDC
  • TDF
  • Telecom Italia
  • Telefónica
  • TELEKOM ROMANIA COMMUNICATIONS S.A.
  • Telekom Slovenije
  • Telenor
  • Telia Company
  • Turk Telekom
  • Vivacom
  • AT&T
  • Cisco
  • Ericsson
  • Huawei
  • Nokia
  • Prysmian Group
  • Qualcomm Europe Inc.
  • Verizon

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