Investments in telecommunications projects (including investments in base stations, transmission systems and OSS) do not fall under Annex I or II of Directive 85/337EEC as amended by Directives 97/11/EEC and 2003/35EEC. Full environmental details will be assessed during appraisal, including the possible impacts on protected flora and fauna (Habitats 92/43/EEC and Birds 79/409/EEC).
The promoter is a private company not operating in the Utilities sector, and is therefore not covered by the EU Directives on procurement.
Before financing approval by the Board of Directors, and before loan signature, projects are under appraisal and negotiation. The data provided on this page is therefore indicative and cannot be considered to represent official EIB policy (see also the Explanatory notes).
The EIB is committed to open communication and encourages constructive stakeholder input regarding its activities. Enquiries and comments concerning the EIB’s involvement in a project or the financing facilities, activities, organisation and objectives of the EIB, can be sent to the EIB Infodesk.
The EIB is committed to achieving the highest possible level of transparency. The EIB Transparency Policy sets out how the EIB discloses information and consults with its stakeholders so as to promote better awareness and understanding of its strategies, policies and operations.