EU Moves Ahead On Cellphone Charger Standardization

Law360, New York (March 17, 2014, 6:42 PM EDT) -- The European Parliament on Wednesday voted to clear the way for a common charger that could be developed for all cellphones sold in the European Union.

The update to EU radio equipment laws, which passed 550-12, was intended to reduce waste, costs and hassle for users, according to a statement issued the parliament. It said the draft has already been informally agreed with the Council of Ministers.

“The modernized Radio Equipment Directive is an efficient tool to prevent interference between different radio equipment devices," parliament member...
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