European single market for electronic communications

20-10-2015

The 'Connected Continent' proposal for a single telecoms market, presented in September 2013 by the European Commission, aimed to tackle existing bottlenecks hindering the development of the Digital Single Market (DSM). Progress on two of its elements – an end to roaming charges and EU wide rules on net neutrality – has been achieved, and the compromise agreed in trilogue on these points will be voted during the October III Plenary.

The 'Connected Continent' proposal for a single telecoms market, presented in September 2013 by the European Commission, aimed to tackle existing bottlenecks hindering the development of the Digital Single Market (DSM). Progress on two of its elements – an end to roaming charges and EU wide rules on net neutrality – has been achieved, and the compromise agreed in trilogue on these points will be voted during the October III Plenary.