Europe in ‘terrible hurry’ as pressure mounts in global race for 5G

By |februar 26th, 2018|Afke Schaart, Andrus Ansip, artificial intelligence, ETNO, Johannes Gungl, Lise Fuhr, Mariya Gabriel, Mobile World Congress, News, Radio spectrum, telecoms regulatory framework|

There will be growing pressure this week on European companies and politicians as they struggle to keep up with Asia and the United States on launching fast 5G mobile services.

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Gigabit Society, 3 digital leaders advocate for an innovation-ready continent [Sponsored]

By |december 6th, 2017|ETNO, Gigabit Society, innovation-ready Continent, News, Telecoms Council|

Ahead of the Telecoms Council meetings taking place this week, the three women leading Brussels’ main telecom and tech associations, jointly express their vision and concerns in a #ThinkDigital interview. The video features Lise Fuhr, Director General of ETNO, Afke Schaart, VP and Head of Europe at the GSMA and Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl, Director General of Digital Europe.

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Telecoms ministers snub Commission’s spectrum overhaul in 5G strategy

By |december 5th, 2017|Andrus Ansip, Broadband, Estonian Presidency, ETNO, fast internet, Mariya Gabriel, News, Radio spectrum, spectrum, Telecoms regulations, telecoms regulatory framework, Urve Palo|

Telecoms ministers from EU countries agreed on a plan to set up fast 5G internet networks by 2025, five years after the European Commission's original proposal, and snubbed a proposal to reform rules for selling off radio spectrum.

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#ThinkDigital interview on the digital future ahead [Sponsored]

By |november 21st, 2017|digital future, ETNO, ETNO Association’s #ThinkDigital, John Foster, News, Telefonica|

On the occasion of ETNO’s 25th anniversary, we interviewed Telefónica Digital’s Director of Strategy and CDO, John Foster, to find out what his view is on the digital future: shall we be scared or enthusiastic about it?

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ETNO elects Phillip Malloch as new Chairman for 2018 [Sponsored]

By |november 15th, 2017|digitalized lifestyle, ETNO, News|

On October 26, ETNO Association elected Phillip Malloch, Vice-President - Head of Group Public Affairs, Telia Company, as the new ETNO Chairman for 2018.

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MEPs approve softened telecoms investment rules, price cap on international calls

By |oktober 3rd, 2017|Andrus Ansip, BEREC, ETNO, European Consumer Organisation (BEUC), Evzen Tosenovsky, fast internet, international calls, Mariya Gabriel, Miapetra Kumpula-Natri, mobile roaming, News, Pilar del Castillo, roaming caps, Telecoms regulations, telecoms regulatory framework|

MEPs in the European Parliament’s Industry Committee (ITRE) approved a sweeping telecoms bill on Monday (2 October) that watered down an EU proposal to spur network investment and added a controversial price cap on calls between member states.

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Member states reject Commission plan for 25-year spectrum licences

By |avgust 25th, 2017|Estonian Presidency, ETNO, European Telecommunications Network Operators, mobile telecoms, News, Radio spectrum, spectrum, Telecoms regulations, telecoms regulatory framework|

EU member states have rejected a European Commission proposal to extend licences for wireless radio spectrum to last at least 25 years—one of the cornerstones of the EU executive's new attempt to overhaul telecoms law.

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MEP van Nistelrooij on Gigabit Society and digital challenges [Sponsored]

By |julij 3rd, 2017|Digital, ETNO, gigabit, Lambert van Nistelrooij, News, society|

MEP Lambert van Nistelrooij argues that the EU has fallen behind Silicon Valley in the last ten years, but has now a "unique possibility" to grow stronger during the Trump period, if telecoms legislation is successfully modernised.

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Mobile roaming fees disappear, but MEPs want more EU rules

By |junij 15th, 2017|BEUC, ETNO, Jean-Claude Juncker, José Blanco, Malta presidency, Maltese Presidency, Michel Reimon, mobile roaming, mobile telecoms, News, Radio spectrum, roaming caps, single market for telecommunications, spectrum, telecoms regulatory framework, Viviane Reding|

European mobile phone contracts are required to charge domestic rates for calls, SMS and data use when users travel in the EU starting today (15 June), capping off a ten-year fight to get rid of roaming fees.

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Thirteen member states double down on opposition to EU spectrum rules

By |maj 4th, 2017|Andrus Ansip, ETNO, News, Radio spectrum, single market for telecoms, spectrum, Telecoms regulations, telecoms regulatory framework|

A group of thirteen EU member states have doubled down on national governments' pushback against the European Commission's proposed changes to radio spectrum policy, arguing it will sweep away their powers to auction off spectrum to telecoms operators.

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