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[FYI] Green paper on public sector information will explore vast

CORDIS RTD-NEWS/c European Communities, 1999 

 Record Control Number : 12832 
                             Date : 1999-04-26 

Category : General policy

General Information : 

During a meeting of the Council of the European Union, Acting
Commissioner Martin Bangemann stressed that the recently adopted Green
Paper on public sector information in the information society, is
intended to launch broad consultation on new ways of exploiting the
vast potential of the information held by public services across

Mr Bangemann also recalled the objectives of the public consultation
regarding the Green Paper on Radio Spectrum Policy, on which the
Commission requested reactions by 15 April 1999. 

Radio spectrum has become an increasingly scarce commodity of
considerable economic and political importance. The issues on which
the Green Paper requested comments relate to the following: 

- Strategic planning of the use of radio frequencies; 
- Harmonization of radio spectrum allocation; 
- Radio spectrum assignment and licensing; 
- Radio equipment and standards; 
- The institutional framework for radio spectrum coordination. 

The Council asked the Commission to bring forward, still within its
remaining term of office, a communication on the results of the public

Data Source Provider : Council of the EU

Document Reference : Based on a press release No 7398/99 of 22.04.1999
from the Council's press service.

Subject Index Codes : Telecommunications; Information, Media;