An Assessment of the Regulatory Framework for Electronic Communications – Growth and Investment in the EU e-Communications Sector

Practice area: Competition & Antitrust | Regulatory economics | Telecom and media
Client: EC DG Information Society
Published: July, 2006
Keywords: quantitative analysis stakeholder surveys and consultations

The study provides first data on investments in the electronic communications markets in the EU Member States and analyses sources of differences across Member States, sectors and competitors (incumbent versus new entrants).  Next, provides a comparative analysis of growth of the electronic communications sector in the EU and in other main geographical markets.  Finally, it focuses on aspects of the electronic communications regulatory framework that could be improved to stimulate growth and investments.