This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
Ministers have confirmed that the UK will adopt the amended Framework exactly as set out by the EU to ensure British firms can compete equally with the rest of Europe.
Communications Minister Ed Vaizey said: “Our use of digital technologies, mobile and fixed line phone services, email and the internet continues unabated. The changes to the EU Electronic Communications Framework bring our regulatory framework up to date. They will help ensure there is a level playing field across Europe.”