AEC - International Regulatory Conference for 2019

At the invitation of the Agency for Electronic Communications, NEXT-EM dooel attended the International Regulatory Conference, which was held from 20 to 22 May 2019. in Hotel Metropol – Ohrid. For the seventh year in a row, AEK is organizing an International Regulatory Conference in order to foster a public debate on issues related to the latest technological developments in the ICT sector through exchange of opinions, solutions to possible problems, best practices and experiences.

The title of the conference “More Connected for a Better Life” with topics discussed was:
– Benefits for end-users, challenges, financial impact on operators’ business plans, fair use policies and other issues arising from the recently signed Reduction Treaty for roaming services in the Western Balkans,
– regulatory and operator perspectives in the implementation of new technologies,
– policies for the allocation of frequency bands for fast mobile broadband access to the Internet,
tools for effective regulation and
– whether the regulatory environment enables the introduction of digital services to operators to end-users.
The title of the conference “More Connected for a Better Life” suggests an incentive for a set of actions among the network of regulatory bodies to boost co-operation and improve work. Prominent personalities were invited from Macedonian and international institutions, including government officials, regulatory bodies, representatives of the Ministry of Education, representatives of the European Union, operators, other companies, as well as key figures on the Macedonian and global electronic communications market. This conference was opened by the Director of the Agency for Electronic Communications, Mr. Sasho Dimitrijoski. The conference provided an excellent platform for a meaningful dialogue between all stakeholders and an excellent basis for exchanging views on topics of common interest through sharing knowledge and experience. NEXT-EM also participated actively. Excellent organization and wonderful event.