CASE COMMENTS: REGULATIONS – EUROPEAN UNION – ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS – TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES – VOICE OVER INTERNET PROTOCOL

Electronic communications: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that a voice over internet protocol (VoIP) constitutes an electronic communications service (Skype)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In a judgment of 5 June 2019, the Court of Justice ruled that the provision by the software publisher of a functionality offering a [Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)]service, which allows the user to call a fixed or mobile number from a national numbering plan via the public switched telephone network (PSTN) of a Member State from a terminal device, constitutes an 'electronic communications service' within the meaning of Article 2(c) of Directive 2002/21/EC (Directive 2002/21/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 March 2002 on a common regulatory framework for electronic communications networks and services (Framework Directive), OJ 2002

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  • University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas

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Francesco Martucci, Electronic communications: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that a voice over internet protocol (VoIP) constitutes an electronic communications service (Skype), 5 June 2019, Concurrences N° 3-2019, Art. N° 91624, pp. 166-167

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