As MEPs begin discussions on possible amendments to the draft regulation proposed by the Commission on a Telecoms Single Market, the Connected Continent legislation, Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes is urging both MEPs and national governments to support her drive to cut red tape for electronic communication providers.
Vice President Kroes, the Commissioner responsible for the Digital Agenda, said: “I am deeply grateful to the European Parliament for working intensively on this proposal. We desperately need the economic benefits of a telecoms single market. The first step is making it possible for telecoms providers to operate easily across borders, especially smaller ones. It’s time for the red tape to go.” Here to read more.