Technical Issues on Roaming - Transparency, Technical Aspects and Data Overview Related to the Proposed Regulation on Roaming

26-01-2007

Executive summary The object of the present briefing is to analyse some of the fundamental aspects of the legal proposal by the European Commission on the subject of roaming, COM (2006)382 on 12 July 2006, which proposed to modify the regulation of mobile communications, resulting in important reductions of roaming tariffs within the Community. The briefing examines the efficiency and concrete applicability of the measures introduced by the Regulation Proposal, which created the “Mechanism of the Domestic European Market” and the envisaged requirements of transparency and information on roaming costs charged by mobile network operators (MNOs). The briefing consists of four sections, analysing the following issues: Transparency, Technical Infrastructure, Overview of Existing Data, and Feasibility of Technical Implementation. [...]

Executive summary The object of the present briefing is to analyse some of the fundamental aspects of the legal proposal by the European Commission on the subject of roaming, COM (2006)382 on 12 July 2006, which proposed to modify the regulation of mobile communications, resulting in important reductions of roaming tariffs within the Community. The briefing examines the efficiency and concrete applicability of the measures introduced by the Regulation Proposal, which created the “Mechanism of the Domestic European Market” and the envisaged requirements of transparency and information on roaming costs charged by mobile network operators (MNOs). The briefing consists of four sections, analysing the following issues: Transparency, Technical Infrastructure, Overview of Existing Data, and Feasibility of Technical Implementation. [...]

Autor externo

ETEPS NET Alessandro Palmigiano (editor and project leader, Rosselli Foundation), Colin Blackman (INFO & Forsight, UK), Erik Bohlin (Chalmers University, Sweden), Simon Forge (SCF Associates, UK), Andrea Renda (CEPS, Belgium), Tanya Sammut-Bonnici (MCST, Malta) and Sabrina Vecchio Verderame (Rsselli Foundation)