EU Calls For Broadband Competition In Belgium

Law360, New York (January 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The European Commission asked Belgian telecommunications regulator IBPT on Thursday to step up its efforts to increase broadband competition in the country.

“Effective and speedy enforcement of existing regulatory measures is crucial for more competition and better services at lower prices in the market,” Viviane Reding, the EU's telecoms commissioner, said.

Belgian consumers pay “rather high prices,” she said. “The Belgian regulator has my full support in moving swiftly and with ambition to more competition on the Belgian broadband market.”

IBPT told the Commission in November...
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