Author: ETC

Since the 1990s, the regulatory model that has prevailed in Europe has been that of competition. Competition at the level of services, but also at the level of infrastructure, whenever possible. This model is adapted to large cities but becomes less and less relevant when...

A decision of the Council of State has just ruled in favour of the French association for customer relations (AFRC) and the union of contact centre professionals (SP2C) who accused ARCEP of restricting direct sales calls using the predictive numbering to certain numbering ranges. The...

Synthesis As  the bill on the supervision of telephone marketing and the fight against fraudulent calls (known as the Naegelen legislative proposal) has been voted in identical terms by the two chambers of the French Parliament, it is worth evaluating this text, without questioning the will of the legislator, but...

On September 6, 2019, the European Banking Authority decided that all intermediaries between local loop operators and premium-rate service providers (ie transit operators and PRS operators) are not covered by the telecom exception provided for in Article 3i of the Second European Payment Services Directive (Directive 2015/2366/EC, or PSD2). In...

On April 11, 2019, Britain's telecoms regulator Ofcom has published three public consultations, open until June 6, on the future of telephony in the United Kingdom, in order to: Promote trust in phone numbers,Change the telephone numbering plan,Reflect on the future of interconnection and call termination. We will return to numbering and...

5G NR based C-V2X The move from 4G to 5G has been triggered by the diverging necessities of providing ever increasing downstream bandwidth to our smartphones and simultaneously accommodating millions and soon billions of widgets of the Internet of Things. Hence NR, a New Radio protocol...

On March 28, 2019, during a conference of the Ecoter Mission in Paris, was presented the White Paper "Telecoms rights of way for local authorities", produced by the firms Strategic Scout and Parme Avocats for the Banque des Territoires, a subsidiary of the Caisse des Dépôts. Why this White Paper? In...