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Current Topics

  • BEREC
    The Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) published its Guidelines to National Regulatory Authorities (NRAs) on the implementation of the new net neutrality.
  • CAEC expert seminars
  • The CAEC has awarded FABIO COLASANTI the Annual Award for the year 2015
    The Czech Association of Electronic Communications (CAEC) has awarded the President of the International Institute of Communications, FABIO COLASANTI, the Annual Award for the year 2015.
  • Czech cable market grows
  • CACC changed its name
    The 17th General Assembly of the Czech Association of Electronic Communications held in Prague on 4 December 2007 changed the Association´s name into: CZECH ASSOCIATION OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS.
  • 12th Implementation Report
    European Electronic Communications Regulation and Markets 2006 (12th report)
  • LEADING EUROPEAN OPERATORS TO LOWER ROAMING TARIFFS
    Several of Europe’s leading mobile phone operators have voluntarily agreed to halve the price of wholesale roaming tariffs. This is expected to lead to a substantial reduction in the price of roaming services that allow customers to make and receive calls while travelling in the European Economic Area (EEA).
  • BBC switching off its analogue service
    BBC World will soon be switching off its analogue service on 18th April 2006 and in line with industry trends will focus all of its delivery using digital technology.
  • 11th Implementation Report
  • EURO 50
  • The 2006 review of the regulatory framework
    Call for input on the forthcoming review of the EU regulatory framework for electronic communications and services, including review of the Recommendation on relevant markets.
  • 12th General Assembly
    The 12th CACC General Assembly was held in Prague on 14 December 2005.
  • Electronic Communications Regulatory Framework 2003
    The opening-up of the telecommunications market to competition has acted as a catalyst on a medium previously reserved for oligopolies. To keep up with these changes, Europe's decision-making bodies have adopted legislation in tune with technological progress and the requirements of the market. These developments have given rise to the adoption of a new regulatory framework on electronic communications, mainly with a view to strengthening competition by easing the arrival of new entrants and stimulating investment in the sector.
  • A European Perspective on Regulation
  • The 10th Implementation Report
    CACC held a seminar on the 10th implementation of the Commission - (COM(2004) 759 final, 2 December 2004, “European Electronic Communications Regulation and Markets 2004”). The seminar was jointly prepared by CACC, ECTA and Linklaters and took place in Prague on 10 February 2005.
  • European Cable Operators meet Commissioner Viviane Reding
    Commissioner Viviane Reding held a keynote speech at the meeting of the European Cable Communications Association (ECCA) in Brussels on 18 January 2005. Referring to the Commission Communication on challenges for the European Information Society beyond 2005, Commissioner Reding spoke about the importance of broadband for the achievement of the Lisbon goals and stated that: “ Competition from alternative networks, such as cable, demonstrably stimulates the uptake of broadband in Europe. If we want to succeed in our ambitions, a technology neutral and competition enabling environment has to be granted”.
  • Communication on Accelerating the transition from analogue to digital broadcasting
    24 May 2005 - The Commission has adopted a Communication on Accelerating the transition from analogue to digital broadcasting. The Commission expects most broadcasting in the EU to be digital by 2010 and proposes a deadline of early 2012 for phasing out traditional analogue terrestrial broadcasting.
  • The Review of the Scope of Universal Service
    24 May 2005 - The European Commission has adopted a Communication on the Review of the Scope of Universal Service in accordance with Article 15 of Directive 2002/22/EC.
  • The 2005 Annual Conference
    The 6th CACC annual conference CZECH BROADBAND COMMUNICATIONS CACC 2005 will take place at Diplomat Hotel Prague, on 25 and 26 April 2005. 200 participants are registered (no additional registration can be accepted).
  • Viviane Reding
    Viviane Reding European Commissioner for Information Society and Media Better regulation for Europe’s media industry: the Commission’s approach Audiovisual Conference – Between Culture and Commerce Liverpool, 22 September 2005
  • 10th General Assembly
    The 10th General Assembly of the Czech Association of Competitive Communications was held in Prague on 14 December 2004.
  • Cable internet in the Czech Republic
    CACC members are leading providers of cable internet broadband access in the Czech Republic.
  • CACC has a new address
    The CACC office has moved on to a new place.
  • First must-carry complaint submitted regarding incorrect implementation new Telecoms Directives
    On 16 January 2004, the Finnish Cable Television Association (FCTA) lodged a complaint with the European Commission on the incompatibility of the must-carry provision in the Finnish Communications Act with Article 31 Universal Service Directive (must-carry) and the free movement Articles of the EC Treaty.
  • 9th General Assembly
    CACC held its 9th General Assembly in Prague on 18 December 2003.
  • Czech cable figures grow
    The Czech cable industry is enjoying a period of sustained growth in the run-up to EU accession. According to local reports the total number of subscribers now exceeds 900,000, with UPC claiming around 400,000 and its only serious competitor Karneval (formed by the merger of TES Media and Intercable CZ) some 270,000. Significantly, the Czech cable industry has also received a welcome boost with the news that, unlike most other services, it will not see its VAT payment rate increased from 5% to 22% from January 1, 2004.
  • Time Warner Chief Defends Cable
    The cable industry operates in a mature, competitive and thriving marketplace that provides the best form of regulation because it has resulted in increased investment, introduction of advanced consumer services, and more focus on meeting customer needs.
  • DSL in the European Union
    Incumbent operators’ dominance of broadband roll-out grows, warns ECTA
  • Commission calls for equal treatment for cable networks
    On 8 April 2003 the Commission decided to send France a reasoned opinion for having failed to comply with the "Cable" Directive and the "Full Competition" Directive by maintaining special arrangements for the provision of telecommunications services by cable.
  • 8th Implementation Report
    Eighth Report from the Commission on the Implementation of the Telecommunications Regulatory Package - European telecoms regulations and markets 2002
  • Broadband Day
    Czech Association of Competitive Communications was the only body in the Czech Republic that fully supported the Broadband Day on 28 January 2003.
  • Commission Broadband content workshop 15 July 2003
    15 July 2003, the second Commission Brodband Day was organised on the theme on broadband content (the first one, in January, was on roll-out). The third workshop will be held on 28 October on regional broadband initiatives. After that, following from all three workshops, the Commission will publish a document by the end of this year.
  • 8th General Assembly
    The 8th General Assembly of CACC will be convened on 18 December 2002. At the same time ECTA Czech Republic - Czech Association of Competitive Communications Annual Award will be bestowed.
  • EURO 50
    Leaders in Broadband and Pay-TV
  • Regulator´s role must be clear
    The President of CACC replies questions of the Magazine on Informatics,(Tele)communications, and Business TaP
  • Electronic communications
    New EU´s regulatory framework of electronic communications
  • Wireless Access Technologies
    A seminar on wireless access technologies was held in Prague, 1 November 2002.
  • European Broadband Communications 2003
    The 49th annual meeting of the European Cable Communications Association (ECCA), EBC 2003, was held in Prague, 9 - 11 April 2003.
  • BBC joins CACC
    BBC Prime and BBC World joined CACC as associated members.
  • RADIOMOBIL joins CACC
    The leading Czech mobile network operator - RADIOMOBIL a.s. - has become an ordinary member of the Czech Association of Competitive Communications - ECTA Affiliate Czech Republic.
  • Five legislative measures of the new EU Regulatory Framework on Electronic Communications
    published in the Official Journal on 24 April 2002
  • CACC EXPANSION
    Overview and Proposals