The European Commission has issued a recommendation asking the Slovak telecoms regulator RÚ to amend or withdraw its proposal to set the maximum price for wholesale voice call termination services offered by fixed line operators in the Slovak Republic. The Commission considers that RÚ did not correctly determine the weighted average cost of capital (WACC). The WACC is a parameter used for setting the cost-oriented access prices and its miscalculation may lead to higher prices for end users.
Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, in charge of the Digital Economy and Society, issued a statement following the cancellation of the first call for applications for free Wi-Fi vouchers.
On 20 June 2018, in Brussels, BEREC will hold a public debriefing to give an overview of the outcomes of the 35th plenary meetings of 13 – 15 June in Gdańsk-Sopot, Poland.