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  • The overall internet traffic in Europe continues to stabilize, says the BEREC summary report

    22 May 2020

    The  updated BEREC summary report  on internet capacity during the COVID-19 crisis includes the most recent data provided to BEREC by its constituent national regulatory authorities as of 19 May 2020. It shows that no major congestion issues occurred. In light of the fixed and...
  • BEREC extends the deadline for information gathering on OTT parameters

    21 May 2020

    Over-the-top (OTT) services are of great value to consumers and businesses and have an important impact on the electronic communications market. However, due to the absence of legal competences for authorities under the previous Regulatory Framework, this impact has never been...
  • BEREC opens an additional session of the Article 61(3) EECC virtual meeting

    20 May 2020

    Due to a high number of received registrations for the Article 61(3) EECC virtual meeting with the Co-chairs of Fixed Network Evolution Working Group, BEREC opens an additional meeting session. It will take place on 23 June from 14:30 until 16:30 CEST . Consequently, the...
  • BEREC invites stakeholders to a virtual meeting on the draft BEREC Guidelines on criteria for a consistent application of Article 61(3) EECC

    18 May 2020

    In order to contribute to the harmonisation of the application of symmetric access regulation, the co-legislators have entrusted BEREC to draft guidelines on criteria for a consistent application of Article 61(3) European Electronic Communications Code. The document will provide guidance to the...
  • NRAs report on the use of digital apps to assist in monitoring the spread of COVID-19

    15 May 2020

    The weekly BEREC summary report on the status of internet capacity, regulatory and other measures in light of the Covid-19 crisis continue to show that traffic volumes are stabilizing and that no major congestion has occurred. The updated summary report also provides insight on various...
  • BEREC internet capacity reports now with broader scope

    08 May 2020

    The latest BEREC summary report on the status on internet capacity shows that traffic remains mostly stable across the EU. The summary reports now also include an overview of other relevant measures National Regulatory Authorities , public institutions and market players are taking to...
  • Regulation in times of pandemic – join discussion by BEREC and IIC

    06 May 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has forced all industry players to take action to support the strategies of national governments aimed at reducing the risks and negative impact on the economy. The essential role of ICT and digital sectors is undisputed, enabling and supporting emergency communications,...
  • Connectivity – essential in times of crisis

    30 April 2020

    On 28 and 29 April, BEREC has joined series of virtual panel discussions on connectivity and spectrum to talk on how the     COVID-19 impacts the development and roll-out of the next generation systems. During the session on the award and valuation of spectrum, the...
  • Internet traffic in Europe continues to stabilize

    30 April 2020

    More national regulatory authorities (NRAs) report of stabilization and even a decrease of internet traffic from the peak that was reached after the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis. In light of the traffic situation starting to stabilize, BEREC will reduce the frequency of these reports to once...
  • New date of the 8th BEREC Stakeholder Forum – 19 October 2020

    24 April 2020

    With the optimistic view that the worldwide outbreak of the COVID-19 will decline by the second half of the year, BEREC has announced a new date for the postponed BEREC Stakeholder Forum. It will take place on 19 October, 2020, at the Thon EU Hotel in Brussels, Belgium. As previously...