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