Net Neutrality Report 2016-2017 PTS-ER-2017:15

According to article 5.1, second paragraph of the Regulation (EU) 2015/2120 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2015 laying down measures concerning open internet access and amending Directive 2002/22/EC on universal service and users’ rights relating to electronic communications networks and services and Regulation (EU) No 531/2012 on roaming on public mobile communications networks within the Union, hereinafter the Regulation, the national regulatory authorities shall publish reports on an annual basis regarding their monitoring and findings, and provide those reports to the Commission and to BEREC on the 30th of June. This first report covers the period from 30 April 2016 to 30 April 2017.

The first year of the Regulation has been characterized by media attention, inter alia on PTS supervision of the Regulation. Therefore, in addition to the supervision and monitoring of the open internet rules, PTS has also worked with targeted information efforts related to the Regulation, e.g. through the Authority’s website.

This report describes the supervision and activities that PTS has carried out to monitor and ensure that Swedish end users have access to an open internet access service in accordance with the rules of the Regulation.