Notice for the launch of the public consultation on the review of the BEREC Strategy for 2018-2020

Document number: BoR (17) 133

Document date: 07.06.2017

Date of registration: 07.06.2017

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Author: BEREC

BEREC is set to review its current Strategy to make sure that its work stays relevant in relation to major developments in the digital ecosystem. The BEREC Strategy has the function of guiding BEREC’s work in the medium term and serves as the blue print for BEREC´s annual work programmes. The objective of this review is to update BEREC‘s strategy for the period 2018-2020, by identifying specific strategic priorities, that takes market and technological developments into account.

BEREC has today published for consultation the review of the draft BEREC Strategy for 2018-2020. In March 2017 BEREC launched a first stakeholder consultation, seeking answers to a number of questions relating to developments affecting the end-user experience, the evolution of networks and the competitive dynamics in the digital ecosystem. Now BEREC seeks open input on its drafted strategic priorities and the stakeholder engagement.  





BEREC Chair video invitation to contribute to public consultation
The purpose of the public consultation is to increase transparency and to provide BEREC with valuable feedback from stakeholders. In accordance with the BEREC policy on public consultations, BEREC will publish a summary of all received contributions, respecting confidentiality requests.

The public consultation will run from 7 June to 5 July 2017 17:00 CET.

All stakeholders are invited to submit their contributions via the new BEREC online public consultation tool, by 5 July 17:00 CET 2017. When registering with the consultation tool, please indicate your name and/or the name of the organisation or company you represent.

In case the above submission method is not possible, contributions can also be submitted to the following e-mail address:

[email protected] Further enquiries about the consultation including registration problems with the online platform may also be submitted to this address.

E-mail attachments should be included only if considered absolutely necessary. The overall size of the e-mail (including attachments) should not be larger than 2 MB.

After submitting the contribution via e-mail, an automatic reply will be generated. If this confirmation e-mail is not received, the submission of the contribution was not successful and it should be submitted again.

We strongly encourage all stakeholders to submit their contributions as early as possible. Contributions received after the above mentioned deadline will not be taken into account.

Contributions should preferably be sent in English.

This public consultation is organised mainly in BEREC online public consultation platform in a way that allows participants to submit their comments, to vote in favour or against or to upload their public or confidential files in every section.

It also provides the possibility to download the “word” consultation document for organisations and stakeholders that would like to share it with their partners to consolidate their views and comments in a single file input.

This single file input can be also uploaded on the platform in the last paragraph’s comment, ensuring again the classification of this input as public or confidential.

However, in case you send your comments by e-mail, your answers should be organised according to the requested structure (i.e. chapter by chapter) in order to facilitate processing the responses.

All contributions will be published on the BEREC website, taking into account requests for confidentiality and publication of personal data. Any such requests should be clearly indicated: on the online tool by using the button “Make your contribution Confidential “or, if submitted via e-mail, by clearly stating which information is considered confidential.

Please note that it is also possible to submit both a confidential and a public version of your contribution.

In case you do not represent an organization or a company, please indicate that this is the case.