Review of the telecom package

This article was published under the 2015-2020 European Committee of the Regions mandate.

Summary

SEDEC-VI/018

Last updated 10 February, 2017

9 February
Adopted at CoR Plenary

Objective

The opinion aims to support internet connectivity of high quality based on very high-speed broadband services, financial assistance within the Union to contribute to the EU’s economic, social and territorial cohesion.To share the Commission’s view that all urban areas and the most important land transport routes should have full 5G coverage; supports the interim target whereby a 5G connection should be available as a commercial service in at least one major city in each Member State by 2020.

Impact

8 February Rapporteur Mart VÕRKLAEV discussed his opinion and other digital issues with European Commissioner for the Digital Single Market Andrus ANSIP.

Mart VÕRKLAEV and Andrus ANSIP

Mart VÕRKLAEV with Andrus ANSIP

Mart VÕRKLAEV

Rapporteur

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