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Open applications to participate in the 11th BEREC Stakeholder Forum

This year’s Stakeholder Forum will take place on Thursday 30 March in Brussels. Registration is required for personal participation, and the conference will also be able to be monitored online.

Zagreb, 24 March 2023 -BEREC will hold its 11th Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications on 30 March 2023. At the Stakeholder Forum, where current regulatory issues will be discussed in the field of electronic communications, ideas will also be exchanged with industry, policy makers and other interested stakeholders. Good cooperation between BEREC and stakeholders helps to improve the consistency and harmonization of the application of European regulatory rules and practices in the telecommunications industry, while the conference a contribution to it.

BEREC shall invite stakeholders to participate in the Forum in person, subject to prior registration. As in previous years, it will also be possible to follow this event online, via the BEREC website and social networks, and it will also be possible to ask questions to the speakers of the conference. 

Meetings with the Co-Chairs of the Working Groups
The traditional “Meet & Greet “sessions with the co-chairs of the BEREC Working Groups are planned as informal personal physical meetings. Registered stakeholders will have the opportunity to exchange ideas with the co-chairs of BEREC Working Groups and discuss challenges in the sector. The start of these meetings will be at 9 a.m. and registration is required for participation, depending on each Working Group. Each Working Group will hold three rounds of meetings lasting 30 minutes. The number of seats per meeting is limited and applications will be processed on a “first-come first-served basis”. The meeting needs to be registered via the following link, where more information on meetings and co-chairs is available. 

The Conference
The BEREC Stakeholder Forum Conference is planned to start at 14:00 CET with the presentation of BEREC Work Plans for 2024 and a discussion with participants in the conference on current and future challenges in BEREC’s work. During the conference, the moderator Philippe Defraigne (Cullen International) will lead a panel discussion on accessibility for the end-users with disabilities and the future role of regulation in the digital age. In addition, a representative of the European Commission will present the characteristics of the Commission’s proposal for a Data Act, a representative of BEREC will also comment on the proposal.

For additional information please contact:

Croatian Regulatory Authority for Network Industries (HAKOM)

  • Roberta Frangeša-Mihanovića 9 Street
  • 10110 Zagreb, Croatia
  • Tel. + 385 (0) 1 700 70 07
  • Fax + 385 (0)1 700 70 70

Media inquiries can be submitted online using HAKOM’s official website:

About Hakom

HAKOM - Croatian Regulatory Authority for Network Industries – ensures preconditions for a fair market competition, stable growth and environment for innovations in the electronic communications and postal services market. HAKOM protects users’ interests and the possibility of choice among various communications and postal services at affordable prices, defines sustainable competitive conditions for operators and service providers under fair conditions for return on investment, and provides support to economic growth, public services and the quality of life in the Republic of Croatia by using modern technologies. HAKOM’ strategic goals are: to promote regulation of the electronic communications and postal services market, to support growth of investments and innovations in the electronic communications and postal services market, to provide efficient use of limited resources, to accelerate the growth of broadband products and services, to provide affordable offers of communications and postal services, to provide protection and informing of users, to build an efficient and comprehensive information system, to define and implement efficient processes, and to acquire multi-disciplinary expertise in market regulation.