European Competitive Telecommunications Association

22 Mar

Brussels, 22 March 2017: Today, the European Parliament’s Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) discussed the draft report of MEP Pilar Del Castillo Vera (European People’s Party), on the Proposal for a Directive establishing the European Electronic Communications Code (EECC).

ECTA has identified positive elements, such as:

  1. The removal of a mandatory three-year deployment forecast for network operators, which would have created a huge administrative burden in particular for smaller operators i;
  2. A proposed new right for network operators to access physical infrastructure controlled by public authorities (public buildings, street furniture, such as light poles, street signs, traffic lights, billboards, bus, tramway stops, metro stations)ii .

27 Feb

EATA presents deployment roadmap, submits proposal for EU-wide project

Mobile World Congress, Barcelona
27 February 2017

The European Automotive Telecom Alliance (EATA) today presented the next steps to make connected and automated driving a reality. During a roundtable discussion chaired by European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip and in the presence of Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger, the telecoms and automotive industries reported the latest technology developments and the corresponding societal and economic benefits for European citizens.

06 Feb

Brussels, 6 February 2017: MÁSMÓVIL Group, the fourth telecoms operator with a convergent service offering in the Spanish Telecom market, and Colt Technology Services which provides world class high bandwidth connectivity services to global businesses of all sizes across Europe, Asia and North America have become Full members of ECTA.

24 Nov

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ECTA Regulatory Conference 2016: Shaping the EU Digital Landscape

Brussels, 9 November 2016: With the recent launch of the European Commission's legislative proposals for the review of the EU regulatory framework for electronic communications, this year's ECTA Regulatory Conference is a timely opportunity to discuss a wide range of policy issues with a view to better understanding how we can shape the EU digital landscape.

24 Nov
  • 1&1 provides free calls and SMS to Ukraine

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24 Nov
24 Nov
  • 24 April 2022: Ukraine emergency, Fastweb and its employees help refugees arriving in Milan

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  • From February 26, 2022 fixed network calls, SMS and roaming from mobile networks for residential and business customers from and to Ukraine are free.

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  • Activation of the “45525 donation number” to join the fundraising promoted by the Red Cross, UNHCR and Unicef ​​for the Ukrainian population.

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  • Activation of the “45596 donation number” to join the fundraising promoted by Media and friends with the collaboration of Caritas for the Ukrainian population.

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  • Launch of an internal fundraising for supporting refugees which will enable the humanitarian organization Cesvi to equip in Zahony, a town on the border between Hungary and Ukraine, a heated warehouse for the sorting of the refugees and another no-profit entity to support Ukrainian refugees in their integration process in Italy.

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  • All fixed and mobile customers can make calls both to and from Ukraine at no cost.

Read more here and here


  • Fastweb for Ukraine: Free calls, SMS and roaming for all customers

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24 Nov
  • Bouygues Telecom, ses collaborateurs et sa Fondation se mobilisent pour l'Ukraine

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  • Bouygues Telecom réduit de moitié la facture des appels et SMS vers l'Ukraine

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24 Nov
  • Lumen’s Readiness to Meet Global Events


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  •  Internet provider Lumen pulls the plug on Russia

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24 Nov

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