BEREC

Public consultation on draft BEREC Guidelines on implementation by National Regulators of European net neutrality rules

Original Notice of the Public Consultation

The draft BEREC Guidelines on the Implementation by National Regulators of European Net Neutrality Rules was approved for public consultation at the BEREC Board of Regulators meeting in Vienna, Austria on 3 June 2016.

BEREC has today published for consultation draft guidelines on the implementation of new net neutrality rules. An EU law to safeguard open internet access, and commonly referred to as the Telecoms Single Market Regulation, was adopted in November 2015 and came into force on 30 April. The law included a requirement for BEREC to provide guidance on the implementation of the obligations of national regulatory authorities (NRAs).

The role of public consultation is to provide BEREC with valuable feedback from stakeholders and to increase transparency. In accordance with the BEREC's policy on public consultation, BEREC will publish a summary of all contributions received, respecting any confidentiality requests.

BEREC will publish all individual contributions on its website, taking into account any stakeholder request for the response to be kept confidential or for BEREC not to publish of personal data. Any such requests should be clearly indicated in the contributions submitted. It is also possible to send both a confidential and a public version.

BEREC  is seeking the views of stakeholders over the next six weeks.
The public consultation will run from 6 June 14:00 (CET) to 18 July 14:00 (CET) 2016.

All stakeholders are invited to submit their contributions by 18 July 14:00 (CET) 2016 to e-mail: NN-Consultation@berec.europa.eu
Contributions received after this deadline will not be taken into account. Contributions should be sent preferably in English and include reference to relevant paragraphs or sections of  the Guidelines in order to speed up their processing. All stakeholders are requested not to send emails including attachments larger than 2MB.

Please include attachments in your email only if you consider it necessary. An automatic confirmation will be sent upon receiving your contribution. If you do not receive such confirmation it means that your contribution has not been received.

We strongly encourage all stakeholders to submit their contributions as early as possible and not leave it until the end of the consultation period.  

 

This Public Consultation has been closed

Regulation (EU) 2015/2120 included new Net Neutrality rules to safeguard equal and non-discriminatory treatment of traffic in the provision of Internet Access Service. It specified that BEREC lay down guidelines on the implementation by NRAs of their obligations to monitor and ensure compliance with the rules. The Guidelines aim to contribute to the consistent application of the Regulation, thereby contributing to regulatory certainty for stakeholders.

The draft BEREC Guidelines on the Implementation by National Regulators of European Net Neutrality Rules was approved for public consultation at the BEREC Board of Regulators meeting in Vienna, Austria on 3 June 2016.

The public consultation ran from 6 June 14:00 (CET) to 18 July 14:00 (CET) 2016.