European Competitive Telecommunications Association

28 Apr

Brussels, 28 April, ecta, the european competitive telecommunications association commissioned international law firm Jones Day to provide a legal analysis of the Draft Recommendation on the regulatory promotion of Gigabit connectivity released by the European Commission on 23 February 2023.

31 Jan

Brussels, 31 January 2023, ecta, the european competitive telecommunications association has analysed the leaked text of the proposed EC Recommendation on the regulatory promotion of Gigabit Connectivity, which is currently in interservice consultation within the European Commission. ecta is stunned by its content, and ecta denounces this text, given:

22 Nov

Brussels, 22 November 2022.   Today ecta and its German member VATM e.V. co-host an event where the regulatory conditions for a successful transition into the fibre world will be debated. On this occasion ecta and VATM reiterate their common position:

13 Sep


Brussels, 13 September 2022.   

08 Apr

Brussels, 8 April 2022.   At a virtual event today, telecom operators based in the EU and in Ukraine have signed a Joint Statement on their coordinated efforts to secure and stabilise affordable roaming and international calls between the EU and Ukraine.

15 Mar

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  • Masmovil actions in favour of the affected Ukrainian residents in Spain

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  • Yoigo actions in favour of the affected Ukrainian residents in Spain

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  • Calls made to Ukraine from Euskaltel will be free of charge

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  • Nowo customers can call Ukraine for free from Portugal

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15 Mar
  • Free is offering a mobile plan free of charge for Ukrainian refugees

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This free plan includes the following from Metropolitan France:

    • Unlimited calls to fixed and mobile lines in Ukraine.
    • 4 hours of calls per month to fixed and mobile lines in Metropolitan France and Poland.
    • Unlimited texts in Metropolitan France and to Poland and Ukraine.
    • Unlimited MMS in Metropolitan France.
    • 10 GB of 4G/4G+ mobile data per month.

The plan is available at all of Free’s 165 stores across France.

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  • Play supports citizens of Ukraine

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  • Unprecedent mobilization of Play-Iliad's teams for our Ukrainian neighbours

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  • People are at every reception point at the Ukrainian border and key railway stations. Almost a hundred volunteers from their office are working there, and they are supported by their CEO

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02 Dec

Brussels, 2 December 2021. ecta endorses industry statement on the licensed use of the 6 425 –7 125 MHz band by public mobile network operators

21 Jan

Brussels, 21 January 2021. ecta’s Board of Directors elected Neven Dilkov, Managing Director, Neterra as new Chairman of the Board and Tiziana Talevi, Regulatory Affairs Officer, Fastweb as Vice-Chairwoman.

Neven Dilkov succeeds Emmanuel Forest who served as Chairman for the last two years.

16 Oct

Brussels, 16 October 2020. ecta denounces any bans of Chinese 5G suppliers for geopolitical reasons and emphasises that such decisions can only be justified on the basis of well-established facts. The 5G Toolbox provides a suitable EU framework for responding to security issues affecting the networks of the future while respecting European and national sovereignty.

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