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IoT Inventing pro-innovation regulation ► 5 keys challenges & 3 Arcep tools serving the #IoT system

On November 7th, Arcep released a white paper in order to prepare for the revolution of the internet of things and aiming at fostering innovation and self-organisation of the market. This Arcep's white paper to develop a pro-innovation regulation is summarized in a concise booklet.

The booklet
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Arcep's sites

Newswire

Dec

9

Transition to IPv6 -

Arcep unveils its dashboard on the transition to IPv6.
Press release

Nov

29

Digital market barometer: 2016 edition -

Arcep, the General economic council (CGE) and the Digital Agency (Agence du Numérique) are publishing the results of the annual survey on the adoption and use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in France.
Press release

Nov

28

Quality of fixed services -

Arcep submits to consultation a draft proposal for a complete overhaul of its fixed internet access and telephone service QoS indicators.
Press release

Nov

24

4G mobile networks in French overseas markets -

Arcep issues frequency licences to the winning operators, ushering in the launch of 4G services in France's overseas territories.
Press release

Nov

8

Internet of things -

Arcep and its partners publish a White Paper to prepare for the Internet of Things revolution, to encourage innovation and self-regulation.
Press release

Nov

8

Homage -

It is with sadness that Arcep learns of the passing of Françoise Laforge, Deputy Director of European and International Affairs.
Press release

Nov

3

Mobile Services -

Arcep published Q3 figures of the Mobile Market in the Telecommunication Observatory.
Q3 Figures

Oct

21

Net neutrality -

Arcep begins the work of enforcing European regulation on open internet access, and publishes a French version of the BEREC guidelines
Press release

Oct

19

Internet of things -

New frequency bands to support innovation. ANFR and Arcep are publishing a summary of the public consultation on new opportunities for using the 862 – 870 MHz, 870 – 876 MHz and 915 – 921 MHz bands, to meet the growing needs of the Internet of Things
Press release

Oct

13

4G mobile networks in France's overseas markets -

Arcep has selected the successful candidates for new frequencies, and opens the way for new operators
Press release

Oct

10

Digital Affairs -

The Digital Republic Act strengthens Arcep's powers, opens the way for new forms of regulation and tasks the Authority with protecting net neutrality.
Press release

Sep

30

Transition to IPv6 -

Arcep submits an action plan to the Government, to guarantee users' freedom on the internet and increase France's influence over the global digital community.
Press release

Sep

20

Mobile connectivity in the regions -

Arcep publishes its updated scorecard on operators' compliance with mobile network rollout obligations in sparsely populated areas.
Press release

Sep

15

Newsletter -

Kickoff of THE POST, Arcep's new monthly newsletter. Available to everyone, it is e-mail and mobile friendly and published in English and French.
Read The POST #1
Subscribe to The Post

Sep

15

European telecoms Framework Review -

The European Commission's proposes reshaping the existing framework into an "Electronic Communications Code"
Press release

Sep

8

Broadband and superfast broadband market -

Arcep is publishing its scoreboard for the fixed broadband and superfast broadband market (services, rollouts and subscriptions) in France in the 2d quarter of 2016.
Subscriptions
Rollouts

Aug

30

Net Neutrality -

BEREC publishes its guidelines.
Arcep welcomes them and prepares to enforce the European regulation.
BEREC press release
Arcep press release

Aug

4

Mobiles Services -

Arcep published figures for mobile market in France for the 2d Quarter 2016.
The Observatory

Jul

29

Postal sector -

Tariffs for 2017: Arcep invokes adjustment clauses pertaining to volume of mail and inflation.
Press release

Jul

28

Data-Driven Regulation -

Arcep publishes a draft decision for consultation with a view to enhancing mobile coverage maps.
Press release

Jul

26

Business Market -

Accessing Orange civil engineering for optical fibre network rollouts. Arcep orders Orange to comply with its non-discrimination and transparency obligations for providing access to its civil engineering infrastructures for the business market.
Press release

Jul

21

Regulation of Fibre, Copper and Civil Engineering -

Arcep delivers a status report on broadband and superfast broadband regulation in France, and sets out development paths for 2017 - 2020.
Press release

Jul

20

IoT -

Arcep and its partners launch a public consultation on the topic of: “Preparing for the Internet of Things Revolution”
Press release

Jul

13

Connectivity -

RATP and Arcep join forces to improve connectivity for travellers
Press release

Jul

12

Mobile Service Quality -

Arcep publishes the results of its 2016 audit. Orange in the lead, Bouygues Telecom and SFR neck and neck, Free Mobile trails behind.
Press release

Jul

7

Electronic communication market -

Arcep publishes market figures in Q1 2016.
The Observatory

Jul

1

Strategic Review -

Arcep provided a progress report on its strategic review roadmap during an after work event hosted by Cap Digital on 30 June 2016. This event was preceded in the morning by a financial analysts conference, devoted to the topic: "Telconomics - How to face regulatory challenges in the digital age?" about investment strategy and ongoing regulatory action plans, including data driven regulation
Press release

Press release

Financial analysts conference

Jun

30

Mobile network sharing -

Arcep welcomes the contractual amendments that will underpin the mobile industry deployment model.
Press release

Jun

23

Transition to optical fibre -

Arcep opens a consultation on a geographical adjustment of unbundling prices.
Press release

Jun

20

4G and Fibre Network Rollouts -

Operators granted new rights to access transportation, power and water network infrastructures.
Press release

Jun

16

Mobile network sharing -

Arcep examines the contractual amendments submitted by operators.
Press release

Jun

15

Enterprise market -

Arcep launches a public consultation on the market for telecommunications services for businesses, and on access to superfast optical fibre networks
Press release

Jun

14

Digital technology -

Arcep publishes its contribution to the France Stratégie 2017/2027 project: Harnessing the digital revolution
Press release

Jun

6

Net neutrality -

BEREC seeks views on guidelines to implement new net neutrality rules.
BEREC's press release
Arcep Press release

Jun

3

Internet of Things -

Launch of a public consultation with a view to opening new frequency bands.
Press release

Jun

3

Fixed broadband and superfast broadband market -

Arcep launches a scoreboard for Public-Initiative Network rollouts and product sales
Press release

May

30

Postal -

Arcep publishes Decision No. 2016-0292 on La Poste regulatory accounts filings, in accordance with Article L. 5-2, Para. 6 of the Postal and electronic communications code (CPCE).
Communication of Arcep

May

26

Markets observatory -

2015: a year of exceptionally high investments. Arcep publishes a provisional scoreboard for 2015, along with detailed information on French overseas markets.
Press release

May

26

e-commerce -

The European Commission has published a proposal for regulation on cross-border parcel delivery services. Arcep is ready to assist in preparing France's position on this proposal and welcomes any useful input on the market situation and how it operates.
Press release

May

25

Mobile network sharing -

 

 

Arcep exercises its newfound authority over mobile network sharing :

publishes guidelines and finalises its analysis of existing agreements
Press release

May

23

The Internet of Things: -

Arcep is seeking to deepen its dialogue with the sectors that are bound to be deeply affected by the IoT, through three thematic workshops. Arcep is launching a dedicated website to share its approach to this topic.
Press release
IoT web site

May

19

Mobile connectivity in the regions -

Arcep publishes its scorecard on mobile rollouts in sparsely populated areas .
Press release

May

19

Price Changes -

Arcep publishes its findings on price changes for fixed and mobile services in Metropolitan France in 2015.
Press release

May

19

Homage -

It is with sadness that Arcep learns of the passing of former Executive Board member, Bernard Zuber.
Press release

May

13

Enterprise market -

Arcep launches a second public consultation on its cost model for the dedicated optical fibre local loop. This public consultation will run until 20 June 2016.
Press release

May

12

Sanction -

Arcep sanctions an operator for failing to meet its financing obligations with respect to the universal electronic communications service.
Press release
Arcep's decision

May

10

Net neutrality -

Arcep hosting a workshop on the new regulatory framework for an open internet, on 11 May
Press release

May

10

3G/4G in overseas markets -

On 29 January, on Arcep's suggestion, the Government issued five calls for applications with a view to allocating 3G and 4G frequencies in France's overseas departments. Arcep received 25 applications in response, before the deadline of 12 pm on 10 May 2016.
Press release

May

3

Mobiles Services -

Arcep published 1st Quarter 2016 figures of the mobile market in France.
The Observatory

Apr

29

Homage -

ARCEP pays homage to Claude Shannon, one of the fathers of electronic communications. Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of the American mathematician, on 30 April 2016.
Press release

Apr

25

Regional Affairs -

ARCEP delivers an update on the quality of the Orange telephone network, and calls on the Government to strengthen universal service specifications.
Press release

Apr

15

Overseas Markets -

Arcep provides additional details on the call for applications for 3G and 4G frequency allocations in French overseas markets.
Press release

Apr

13

Quality of Fixed Internet Access Serices -

ARCEP publishes its QoS scorecard for fixed internet access services in the second half of 2015.
Press release

Apr

7

Electronic communication market -

Arcep publishes market figures in Q4 2015. The number of 4G cards doubles in a year and the number of very high-speed access increase of 40% in one year.
The Observatory

Mar

30

Spectrum and innovation -

ARCEP begins a round of analysis and experimentation on the utilisation of the 3400 – 3600 MHz and 2570 – 2620 MHz bands, and authorises two trials.
Press release

Mar

25

Optical Fibre -

ARCEP welcomes the adoption of the Fibre decree, and the due consideration given by the Government to the recommendations contained in its opinion.
Press release

Mar

4

Broadband and superfast broadband market -

ARCEP has published its electronic communications market indicators

for the fixed broadband and superfast broadband market (services, rollouts and

subscriptions) in France in the fourth quarter of 2015. Press release

Feb

26

Appointment -

Guillaume Mellier will take up the position of Director of ARCEP's Fixed Access and Local Authority Relations Department on 7 March 2016.
Press release

Feb

19

Unbundling and copper product -

ARCEP adopts price caps for 2016 - 2017
Communication of Arcep

Feb

18

Regional mobile connectivity -

Arcep launches an observatory on mobile network 2G, 3G and 4G rollout obligations in sparsely populated areas. Bouygues Telecom and SFR have been ordered to meet the obligations set for the 17 January 2017 deadline to cover 40% of the population in sparsely populated area. ARCEP approves the draft agreement between the four operators on town-centre coverage programme.
Press release

Feb

16

Fixed Telephony -

ARCEP has begun multilateral work on the prospect of Orange shutting down its switched telephone network.
Press release

Feb

2

Overseas Markets -

Arcep invites interested parties to submit their applications for 3G and 4G spectrum in overseas markets.
Press release

Jan

27

IPv6 -

French Government solicits ARCEP's opinion on the deployment of IPv6
Press release

Jan

21

Overseas markets -

ARCEP publishes its statement on roaming charges in overseas markets.
Press release

Jan

19

Strategic Review -

ARCEP delivers the conclusions of its strategic review.
Press release

Jan

12

Mobile Network Sharing -

ARCEP publishes guidelines on roaming and mobile network sharing for consultation.
Press release

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