Telecommunications and the Digital Single Market: Formulating EU Policy for the Digital Age
Internet Policy Review, February 26, 2014
12 Pages Posted: 4 Mar 2014
Date Written: February 1, 2014
The article looks at how telecommunications policy origins and developments as well as its dependance on the Single Market framework influenced the Internet. The article starts with a brief overview of EU policymaking in the area of telecommunications (Part I), attempts to explain the Single Market background of EU Internet regulation (Part II) and looks at present telecommunications policy in its potential for the future (Part III). The aim is to clarify the origins of EU telecommunications policy in order to explain its more recent transformations.
Keywords: Internet law, Telecommunications law, IT law, Internet policy
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