BEREC has been deeply involved with the subject since 2010, exploring such issues as transparency, competition issues, quality of service, quality monitoring and IP interconnection in the context of net neutrality. BEREC also carried out an investigation into traffic management practices and published research into how consumers value net

Of BEREC's 43 net neutrality meetings that Strand Consult could identify during the period, 3 were public and 40 were secret. Of the 40 secret meetings, Strand Consult could obtain some minimal amount of information for 30 meeting. Information for the other 10 secret meetings was flatly denied on the basis that is wished to protect the In general Net Neutrality (NN) aims at the quality of the Internet experience. Quality means: the user decides freely when, how and where to use which services. BEREC and EC defined terms, rules of conduct, minimum standards and obligations for monitoring. BEREC Report on the implementation of Regulation (EU) 2015/2120 and BEREC Net Neutrality Guidelines (December 2017) BEREC Guidelines on the Implementation by National Regulators of European Net Neutrality Rules (August 2016) Roaming charges and open internet: Questions and Answers (October 2015) Last update: 13 July 2020. Author: BEREC. In general, BEREC concludes that the application of both the Open Internet Regulation and the BEREC Net Neutrality Guidelines is working well. It is clear that both the Regulation and the Guidelines could be considered as striking a balance between the views of many stakeholders. evaluation-of-the-application-of-regulation-eu-20152120-and-the-berec-net-neutrality-guidelines. Ofcom's approach to assessing compliance with net neutrality rules . 6 . which could benefit from clarification. A consultation on changes to the BEREC Guidelines is expected in 2019 /20.

The BEREC guidelines are aimed at assisting national regulatory authorities in implementing their net neutrality-related obligations according to the new EU regulations (2015/2120), including by closely monitoring and ensuring 'compliance with the rules to safeguard equal and non-discriminatory treatment of traffic in the provision of Internet access services and related end-user rights’.

Jul 26, 2017 · Belgium (BPIT) Users choose one of Facebook, WhatsApp, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Pokemon Go to be a zero-rated app. · On 30 January 2017, the BIPT published a report containing its “multi-factor analysis” of the zero rating offers provided by Proximus (a Belgian telecoms company) and found that Proximus’ zero rating offers comply with EU net neutrality laws. These are some of the questions addressed during the webinar on Net neutrality in Europe: The BEREC guidelines and beyond, on 6 October. In the first part of the webinar, Mr Frode Sørensen, Senior Adviser at Norwegian Communications Authority and Co-chair of the BEREC Net Neutrality Expert Working Group, provided an overview of net neutrality Aug 30, 2016 · BEREC, the agency in charge of regulating the telecommunications industry in the European Union, released its guidelines for how EU member states should implement the net neutrality legislation

May 22, 2014 · “A balanced approach to promoting net neutrality on the Internet in parallel to the provision of specialised services is a difficult challenge. BEREC considers that specialised services should be clearly separated (physically or virtually) from internet access services at the network layer, to ensure that sufficient safeguards prevent

Oct 11, 2017 · Since 2010 BEREC has supported the EU institutions and the National Regulatory Authorities to deal with net neutrality by investigating it before many others. BEREC was asked by EU legislators to Jul 12, 2017 · In November 2015, the European Union adopted the Net Neutrality Regulation (2015/2120), which contained a number of compromises that needed clarification. The Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) was given the task of developing implementation guidelines to ensure a consistent application of the Regulation throughout Europe and, in practice, settle the remaining Net neutrality is the principle that governments should mandate Internet service providers to treat all data on the Internet the same, and not discriminate or charge differently by user, content, website, platform, application, type of attached equipment, or method of communication. So far, BEREC has had a maximum of one hundred responses, this time our results set a new record by a landslide. In the end, it was mainly our factual arguments that made the difference. BEREC issued guidelines on net neutrality on 30 August 2016. These guidelines almost completely safeguard the principle of net neutrality. Jun 17, 2020 · The net neutrality guidelines are designed for national regulators evaluating internet services on their respective markets. Berec last issued guidelines in 2016 and the new version addresses Aug 31, 2016 · The Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC), has published new net neutrality guidelines to ensure open internet access for all. This is the final stage in the three-year Net neutrality was also recently discussed in the European Parliament. The Industry Committee just adopted a resolution which called on the BEREC to swiftly publish the evidence emerging from its investigations. The resolution emphasised that net neutrality is crucial for fundamental freedoms, innovation and competition.