BEREC events 2016

28th BEREC Plenary Meeting in Vilnius

Event date:

Event location: Lithuania, Vilnius

Application deadline: 24-09-2016

The BEREC Board of Regulators (BoR) held its 28th ordinary plenary meeting on 6 October 2016 in Vilnius, Lithuania.
During the meeting the BoR discussed and/or approved the following documents:

Documents approved for publication

Documents approved for internal use

  • Report on Regulatory treatment of termination rates for voice calls originated outside the EEA;
  • Follow-up Report on Oligopoly Analysis and Regulation;
  • BEREC Report on New Bundle Trends;
  • BEREC Report from the USA study trip.

Documents approved for public consultation

Discussion on topics of strategic importance

  • Draft BEREC input to the European Commission implementing acts on fair use policy and sustainability of the abolition of retail roaming surcharges.

Documents submitted for information and/or consideration

The BoR took note of the information provided in the following Reports:

  • Information on the electronic voting procedures since the last plenary meeting;
  • 2016 BEREC Work Programme status update;
  • BEREC Chair interventions/meetings since the Vienna Plenary meeting;
  • Draft BEREC input to the EC regarding the implementing acts setting out the weighted average of maximum mobile TRs across EU;
  • Draft agenda for the 4th BEREC Stakeholder Forum meeting (17 October 2016, Brussels);
  • Draft outline for a study on net neutrality and draft tender specification.

Oral up-date on important topics

The BoR was briefed in relation to several other important topics, as follows:

  • BEREC International activities
  • Information from Chair including oral update on elections of Chair 2018 and Vice-Chairs for 2017
  • Information from Commission including presentation on the legislative proposal on telecommunication regulatory framework;
  • Framework review related developments;
  • Review of the AVMS Directive;
  • Media regulation;

Next meeting

The next ordinary meeting of the BoR will take place on 8 and 9 December 2016 in Berlin (Germany) and will be hosted by the German Federal Network Agency  (BNetzA).