New telecoms law introduced

8 Aug 2003

Austria has introduced new telecommunications legislation expanding the technical and operational remit of industry regulator RTR. Under the new law, titled the TKG 2003, the RTR will be able to grant licences to service providers, previously the responsibility of the Telekom Control Commission (TCC). The TKG 2003 also makes it possible for operators to trade mobile frequency, enabling mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) to enter the market.