EU REGULATORS UNITED IN OPPOSITION TO EUROPEAN COMMISSION VETO PLANS

BY CHRIS JONES

EUROPEAN Union (EU) telecommunications Commissioner Viviane Reding faces significant opposition to her proposals for increasing the European Commission's power of veto over national telecoms regulations (NRAs) and the creation of a new Europe-wide regulatory agency.

NRAs in the 27 member states, which together form the European Regulators' Group (ERG), have made it quite clear that any attempt by Reding to undermine their authority will face fierce resistance. But the ERG says this is no political turf war: regulators ...


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