Janet Broadband Policy Watch

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This blog monitors and reports on broadband policy and marketplace developments in the UK, Europe and worldwide that are likely to be of interest to the Janet community.

Posts here may also reference my Broadband Policy Watch blog and you can also find me on Twitter.

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Ofcom published a report to the European Commission on its approach to monitoring and ensuring compliance with European regulations on open internet access from May 2016 to April 2017. Ofcom found that “there are no major concerns regarding the openness of the internet in the UK” but also identified that there are “some areas that require improvement in ISP compliance with the Regulation.

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The Council of the European Union voted to adopt new rules on the cross-border portability of online content services (such as music, film and TV services and apps). The new rules are intended to provide a high level of protection and legal certainty to European consumers, in particular when buying cross-border as well as to make it easier for businesses, especially SMEs, to sell EU-wide.

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