Network access

The concept of network access

Network access is generally understood as the provision of telecommunications equipment and/or services for other providers with regard to the provision of telecommunication services. Network access is an important instrument in establishing and maintaining competition in telecommunications markets.

Law and jurisprudence

- Essential legal foundations, Switzerland and Europe
- Main decisions of the ComCom
- Main decisions of the federal court

Access Applications

If the parties negotiating the access conditions are unable to reach agreement within three months, the Federal Communications Commission (ComCom) determines the conditions for access to the equipment and services of market-dominant providers on application from one party (Art. 11a LTC).

Access agreements

Access agreements must be submitted to OFCOM two weeks after signature at the latest (art. 67 DTS). The same applies to amendments and cancellations.

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Last modification 01.04.2007

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