EC Unveils Compromise On Telecom Reform

Law360, New York (November 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The European Commission has scaled back its plan to reform the telecommunications sector with a new plan that would put less power in the hands of a central regulator, responding to pressure from the European Parliament and member states.

The EC, which unveiled its new proposal on Friday, said it expected the EU to pass a telecom reform law by 2010.

The commission has been pushing for a single European telecom market, under the oversight of a central regulator, since November 2007. In September, the Parliament...
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