Terms of Reference

Adopted by WG NaN in Jūrmala, Latvia, 27-28 April 2016.
Approved by the ECC in Stockholm, Sweden, 17 June 2016.

Terms of Reference
Working Group Numbering and Networks
(WG NaN)

The Working Group Numbering and Networks (WG NaN) shall:

  1. Develop policies in numbering, naming and addressing and network-related issues.
  2. Advise on technical regulatory matters in electronic communications networks and services to encourage innovation and to support fair competition for the benefit of end-users and all European stakeholders.
  3. Develop national and international numbering, naming and addressing plans for new services and applications and promote their sustainable use.
  4. Develop and promote harmonisation of the different national numbering, naming, and addressing plans and policies, where justified.
  5. Develop policies in order to prevent, detect and resolve abuses related with numbers.
  6. Identify where technology developments and standards effect the regulation of network access, interconnection, and interoperability and recommend on the appropriate measures.
  7. Study technical and regulatory aspects of emergency services communications and cooperate with European emergency services stakeholders on regulatory matters where appropriate.
  8. Provide a platform where CEPT administrations can share views, insights and potential solutions on practical technical regulatory matters which have become an issue in one or more CEPT countries;
  9. Consult and collaborate with various administrations, standards bodies, organisations and industry players inside or outside the CEPT with the principal aim of coordinating CEPT activities, collecting relevant information and raising awareness and support for the work of CEPT.
  10. Organise workshops with industry and other external stakeholders as part of a consultative approach on key regulatory subjects when appropriate and relevant in order to fully inform current and future work.
  11. Find and propose harmonised approaches to resolving technical and regulatory challenges.
  12. Prepare draft Decisions as directed by the Plenary.
  13. Prepare and approve Recommendations and Reports as necessary.
  14. Develop and agree on common positions in international organisations such as the ITU and ETSI.
  15. Develop and maintain its work programme, approve the work programme of its subordinate bodies, and
    guide and co-ordinate the work of these bodies.
  16. Report to the Plenary.
Updated: 24 November 2017, 11:34