Co-investment and commercial offers
A key proposal of the European Commission relates to how co-investment can be facilitated and incentivised through the Code by tweaking the SMP regime. Berkeley Research Group has examined the Commission’s approach and proposes slight refinements based on the experience of co-investment to date. With these refinements we would expect more co-investment schemes to materialise resulting in more sustainable competition.
As the largest purchaser of wholesale access in Europe, we have been unfortunate enough to experience many types of discrimination. We present evidence of proven and alleged practices to support our proposals for a considerable strengthening of the rules associated with the non-discrimination remedy when and where regulated access is still required.