The16th BEREC Plenary in Riga

Riga, December 5-6, 2013

The 16th BEREC plenary meeting took place on 26 and 27 September 2013, in Riga (Latvia), kindly hosted by theLatvian Public Utilities Commission - SPRK, in cooperation with the BEREC Office. The meeting was presided by BEREC Chair 2013 - Dr Leonidas Kanellos, President of the Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission (EETT).

The meeting was divided into 2 parts, namely: meeting of the Board of Regulators (26 September 2013) and meeting of the Management Committee of the BEREC Office (27 September 2013). The meeting was preceded by the 1st BEREC Stakeholder Forum meeting, which took place on 25 September 2013.

The mains results from the afore-mentioned meetings are, as follows:

Board of Regulators

During its 16th meeting the Board of Regulators adopted the Draft BEREC 2014 Work Programme for public consultation. The consultation will be held within the period 1-25 October 2013 with a public hearing on 17 October 2013, open to all interested parties.

The Board of Regulators also adopted the following documents:

-  Methodology for monitoring the implementation of Common Positions on key access products (CPs approved in December 2012).

-  International roaming benchmark and compliance monitoring reports.

-  Annual report on regulatory accounting in practice. 

Furthermore the Board of Regulators held a discussion on the high-level principles of the proposed Single Market Regulation .

All documents approved by the Board of Regulators for publication can be consulted from the link here