Online platforms and EU regulation

Government proposes Universal Service Obligation in relation to broadband

Every household and business in the UK is to be entitled to broadband speeds of at least 10 Mbps.

11 November 2015

European Commission publishes Work Programme for 2016

The European Commission’s 2016 Work Programme continues with the priorities outlined last year.

05 November 2015

European Director-General for Competition on the digital sector and the drive for an EU-wide Digital Single Market

Director-General for Competition gives first speech on competition challenges facing the digital sector and the drive for an EU Digital Single Market.

AGCM opens proceedings against non-compliant mobile providers

The Italian Antitrust Authority has reopened an investigation against the four main mobile providers in Italy for unfair commercial practices.

03 July 2015

French Competition Authority fines TDF €5.6 million for abuse of its dominant position

On 11 June 2015, the French Competition Authority sanctioned TDF for abuse of a dominant position and margin squeeze.

18 June 2015

French Competition Authority accepts TDF's improved commitments

On 4 June 2015, the French Competition Authority (the FCA) obtained amended commitments from TDF, a broadcasting network operator, to improve the terms of the hosting contracts it 更多

11 June 2015

Spanish Supreme Court upholds €29.95 million fine against Orange

The Spanish Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by Orange, which had challenged a €29.95 million fine by alleging violation of fundamental rights.

04 June 2015

Italy’s Consiglio di Stato confirms Telecom Italia's abuse of dominant position

Italy’s highest appeal court upholds fine imposed on Telecom Italia for abuse of dominant position in connection with its broadband network.

21 May 2015

UPC fees consultation launched

The likely success of the proposed Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent regime depends to a very large extent on the costs involved in relation to: 更多

Europe’s Bright Digital Future?

A Digital Single Market for Europe? The European Commission sets out 16 initiatives to make it happen.

08 May 2015

CJEU rejects Spain’s challenge to Unitary Patent Regime

The Court of Justice of the European Union yesterday dismissed Spain’s jurisdictional challenge to the Unitary Patent Regulation

CNMC clears Telefónica / DTS merger subject to commitments

The Spanish Competition Authority has cleared a concentration between Telefónica and DTS, subject to certain commitments.

01 May 2015