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EU Telecommunications Law

Andrej Savin, Associate Professor, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Providing a comprehensive overview of the current European regulatory framework on telecommunications, this book analyses the 2016 proposal for a European Electronic Communications Code (EECC). The work takes as its basis the 2009 Regulatory Framework on electronic communications and analyses each of its five main directives, comparing them with the changes proposed in the EECC. Key chapters focus on issues surrounding choosing the right regulatory model in order to secure effective investment in next-generation networks and ensure their successful deployment.
Extent: 352 pp
Hardback Price: $145.00 Web: $130.50
Publication Date: 2018
ISBN: 978 1 78643 179 0
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  • Law - Academic
  • European Law
  • Information and Media Law
  • Internet and Technology Law
  • Telecommunications Law
EU Telecommunications Law provides a comprehensive overview of the current European regulatory framework as it applies to telecommunications and examines the challenges facing regulators in this sector. Key chapters focus on the selection of appropriate regulatory models that serve to encourage effective investment in next-generation networks and ensure their successful deployment.

Andrej Savin provides an up to date overview of all the relevant sources, guiding the reader through these disparate materials in a simple and systematized way. In particular, the book provides analysis of the 2016 proposal for a European Electronic Communications Code (EECC). Using the 2009 Regulatory Framework on electronic communications as a basis the author analyses each of the 2009 framework’s five main directives, comparing them with the changes proposed in the EECC.

Providing a comprehensive introduction to the main areas of EU telecoms regulation, this book will be of great value to telecoms and IT lawyers. It will also appeal to academics carrying out research in IT law or competition law as it relates to IT and telecoms.

‘This book's content and coverage provide for a thorough interpretation of the legal structure of telecommunications regulation in the EU. Its accessibility is demonstrable and the quality of the presentation assures the readership of the book's didactic and informative value. It is very topical, extremely well produced and offers a one-shop stop in EU telecommunications taw to academics, researchers and practitioners.’
– Christopher Bovis, University of Hull, UK
Contents: Preface 1. Regulating Telecommunications in the EU 2. The Development of EU Telecommunications Policy 3. The Legal Framework for Telecommunications Regulation in the EU 4. Competition and Telecommunications 5. Regulation of Market Entry - Authorisation and Spectrum Policy 6. Access and Interconnection 7. Universal Service 8. Consumer Protection 9. Regulating Television 10. Policy Controversies 11. Data Protection and Cybersecurity 12. Concluding Remarks