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Volume 52, July/August 2017, Number 4 · pp. 202-207


Economic Implications of Further Harmonisation of Electronic Communications Regulation in the EU

J. Scott Marcus, Christian Wernick

The European Commission’s 2013 proposed Telecoms Single Market (TSM) legislative package sought to achieve a Single European Market for electronic communications solely by means of regulatory harmonisation. This flawed approach was rejected by both the European Parliament and the European Council, leading to a more balanced set of Commission legislative proposals in 2016. These are currently the subject of intensive discussions in the course of the trialogue process.


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