Dáil Éireann - Volume 620 - 30 May, 2006

Written Answers. - Telecommunications Services.

Mr. Crawford asked the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources if competing potential service providers have been impeded in their proposals to provide broadband or other forms of modern telecommunications; his plans to address this issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20756/06]

  Mr. N. Dempsey: The telecoms market is fully liberalised and is regulated by the Commission for Communications Regulation, ComReg. ComReg is independent in the exercise of its functions, in accordance with the provisions of the Communications Regulations Act 2002 and the transposed EU Regulatory Framework.