Procedure : 2011/2866(RSP)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : O-000243/2011

Texts tabled :

O-000243/2011 (B7-0641/2011)

Debates :

PV 16/11/2011 - 12
CRE 16/11/2011 - 12

Votes :

Texts adopted :


Parliamentary questions
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12 October 2011
O-000243/2011

Question for oral answer O-000243/2011

to the Council

Rule 115

Herbert Reul

on behalf of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy


  Subject: The open internet and net neutrality in Europe

 Answer in plenary 

The 2009 EU telecoms reform package aims both at promoting competition and at helping further develop the internal market. For the European Parliament the open internet and net neutrality are important priorities for the successful conclusion of the 2009 EU telecoms reform package.

The EU Member States should have complied by 25 May 2011 with the 2009 EU telecoms reform package.

What is the Council’s opinion on the impact of the 2009 EU telecoms reform package in ensuring an open internet and net neutrality in Europe?

Furthermore, how does the Council want to ensure a common approach to open internet and net neutrality across the EU?

Tabled: 12.10.2011

Forwarded: 13.10.2011

Deadline for reply: 3.11.2011

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