Public consultation on the BEREC Medium-Term Strategy 2018-2020

BEREC is set to review its current Medium-Term Strategy (MTS) to make sure that its work stays relevant in relation to major developments in the digital ecosystem. The BEREC MTS has the function of guiding BEREC’s work in the medium term and serves as the blue print for BEREC´s annual work programmes.

BEREC had for consultation on broad and open questions concerning the review of the draft BEREC Medium-Term Strategy for 2018-2020. In the first section of this consultation BEREC seeked open inputs on which market and technological developments could influence the new strategy, while also seeking answers to questions on more specific areas, such as the end-user experience, competitive dynamics in digital markets and the evolution of networks. In the second section BEREC is seeked answers to questions related to BEREC’s work with its current objectives and how stakeholder engagement could be improved.

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

The public consultation  ran from 8 March 12:00 CET to 5 April 17:00 CET 2017.

All stakeholders were invited to submit their contributions via the new BEREC online public consultation tool, Discuto (, by 5 April 17:00  CET 2017. In case the above submission method was not possible, contributions could also be submitted to the following e-mail address:

All contributions will be published on the BEREC website, taking into account requests for confidentiality and publication of personal data. Any such requests should be clearly indicated: on the online tool by using the “hide comment” button or, if submitted via e-mail, by clearly stating which information is considered confidential.