Legislation

Telecommunications law

Europe:
Directive 2009/140/EC
Directive 2009/140/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2009 amending Directive 2002/21/EC on a common regulatory framework for electronic communications networks and services, 2002/19/EC on access to, and interconnection of, electronic communications networks and associated facilities, and 2002/20/EC on the authorisation of electronic communications networks and services.
OJ L337/37 (18.12.2009).
Directive 2009/136/EC
Directive 2009/136/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2009 amending Directive 2002/22/EC on universal service and users’ rights relating to electronic communications networks and services, Directive 2002/58/EC concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector and Regulation (EC) No. 2006/2004 on cooperation between national authorities responsible for the enforcement of consumer protection laws.
OJ L337/11 (18.12.2009).
Regulation (EC) No. 1211/2009
Regulation (EC) No. 1211/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2009 establishing the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) and the Office.
OJ L337/1 (18.12.2009).
Rules and Registration .eu Top Level Domain
Commission Regulation (EC) No. 874/2004 of 28 April 2004 laying down public policy rules concerning the implementation and functions of the .eu Top Level Domain and the principles governing registration.
OJ L 162/40 (30.04.2004).
Recommendation Article 7 Framework Directive
Commission Recommendation of 23 July 2003 on notifications, time limits and consultations provided for in Article 7 of Directive 2002/21/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on a common regulatory frameworks for electronic communications networks and services (notified under document number C (2003) 2647).
(2003/561/EC)
OJ L190/13 (30.07.2003).
Recommendation Location Information
Commission Recommendation of 25 July 2003 on the processing of caller location information in electronic communication networks for the purpose of location-enhanced emergency call services (notified under document number C(2003) 2657)
(2003/558/EC)
OJ L 189/49 (29.07.2003).
Minimum Set of Leased Lines
Commission Decision of 24 July 2003 on the minimum set of leased lines with harmonised characteristics and associated standards referred to in Article 18 of the Universal Service Directive (2003/548/EC).
OJ L186/43 (25.07.2003).
Recommendation on Relevant Markets ex art 15 (1) Framework Directive + Explanatory Memorandum
Commission Recommendation On Relevant Product and Service Markets within the electronic communications sector susceptible to ex ante regulation in accordance with Directive 2002/21/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on a common regulatory framework for electronic communication networks and services (Recommendation on Relevant Markets), C(2003)497.
OJ L114/45 (11.02.2003).
List of Standards and/or Specifications
List of standards and/or specifications for electronic communications networks, services and associated facilities and services (interim issue) (2002/C331/04).
OJ C331/32 (31.12.2002).
Competition Directive
Commission Directive 2002/77/EC of 16 September 2002 on competition in the markets for electronic communications networks and services.
OJ L200/38 (30.07.2003).
Establishing The European Regulators Group
Commission Decision of 29 July 2002 establishing the European Regulators Group for Electronic Communications Networks and Services (2002/627/EC).
OJ L200/38 (30.07.2003).
Establishing a Radio Spectrum Policy Group
Commission Decision of 26 July 2002 establishing a Radio Spectrum Policy Group (2002/622/EC).
OJ L198/49 (27.07.2002).
Guidelines Market Analysis
Commission guidelines on market analysis and the assessment of significant market power under the Community regulatory framework for electronic communications networks and services (2002/C165/03).
OJ 165/6 (11.07.2002).
Implementation .eu Top Level Domain
Regulation (EC) No 733/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 April 2002 on the implementation of the .eu Top Level Domain.
OJ L113/1 (30.04.2002).
Radio Spectrum Decision
Decision No. 676/2002/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 March 2002 on a regulatory framework for radio specturm policy in the European Community (Radio Spectrum Decision).
OJ L108/1 (24.04.2002).
Access Directive 
Directive 2002/19/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 March 2002 on access to, and interconnection of, electronic communications networks and associated facilities (Access Directive).
OJ L108/7 (24.04.2002).
Authorisation Directive
Directive 2002/20/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 March 2002 on the authorisation of electronic communications networks and services (Authorisation Directive).
OJ L108/21 (24.04.2002).
Framework Directive
Directive 2002/21/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 March 2002 on a common regulatory framework for electronic communications networks and services (Framework Directive).
OJ L108/33 (24.04.2002).
Universal Service Directive
Directive 2002/22/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 March 2002 on universal service and users’ rights relating to electronic communications networks and services (Universal Service Directive).
OJ L108/51 (24.04.2002).
Privacy Directive
Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 July 2002 concerning the processing of personal data and of the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector (Directive on privacy and electronic communications).
OJ L201/37 (31.07.2002).
Reg. (EC) 2887/2000
Regulation (EC) No. 2887/2000 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000 on unbundled access to the local loop.
OJ L336/4 (30.12.2000).
RTE Directive
Directive 1999/5/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 1999 on radio equipment and telecommunications terminal equipment and the mutual recognition of their conformity (incl. Annex I-II).
OJ 1999 L91/10-28 (07.04.1999).