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EU Commission demands Estonia to regulate telecoms sector

Juhan Tere, BC, Tallinn, 25.06.2012.Print version
The European Commission sent an official demand to Estonia to fulfill the EU legislative acts that require that a clear line be drawn between institutions that regulate the telecommunications market and institutions that offer telecommunications services, LETA/Postimees Online reports.

According to the EU telecommunications regulations, the state's regulatory institutions cannot be among owners of telecommunications companies nor participate in managing them.


In Estonia, radio frequencies, numeration resources and universal service providing is administered by the economy and communications ministry. It also controls the state-owned company Levira Ltd which provides telecommunications services like broadcasting and wireless broadband connection.

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