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Ovum’s Regulatory Scorecards for 2016 show that the overall gap between the regulatory environments in mature and emerging markets is reducing.


  • There is a clear correlation between regulators’ degree of independence and their ability to regulate according to international best practice.

Features and Benefits

  • Highlights the main findings of Ovum's 2016 Regulatory Scorecards.
  • Emphasizes noteworthy issues and common regulatory trends across geographies.

Key questions answered

  • Which regulatory environments score best in Ovum's 2016 Regulatory Scorecards?
  • Which key issues should regulators tackle in the near future?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Regulators’ degree of independence is likely to affect their overall performance
  • Broadband strategies are a top priority for all countries, regardless of their approach
  • Most countries still need to remove retail regulation
  • Regulators in emerging markets are enhancing protection for consumers


  • Further reading
  • Authors

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