European Commission mobile competition back on the way Communications Today (Sept 2, 2015)
The competition wing of the European Commission may actually now be primed to put up a reasonable fight against the so-called three to four mobile operator consolidation wave threatening to Americanize the competitive parts of the European mobile market.
Leading Spanish operators urge EU to unify telecoms rules Telecompaper (Sept 1, 2015)
The leading executives of Telefonica, Vodafone and Orange have joined forces to call on the European Union to accelerate the implementation of EU-wide telecoms regulation so that they can compete on an equal footing with US internet companies such as Facebook and Google.
A tale of two gigabit cities Telecoms (August 19, 2015)
Martin Reeves, CEO of Coventry City Council, and Roy Grant, Head of ICT at City of York Council, taliing about the growing importance of gigabit internet services for developing future and smart cities.
'LIVE PANEL DEBATE 22 September: Digital Single Market' Online (Sept 22, 2015)
'Roberto Viola, Director-General, DG CNECT, European Commission and Steven Tas, Chairman of the Executive Board, ETNO will meet to discuss the way forward for the Digital Single Market. The European Commission is about to launch a major public consultation to reform the rules that currently regulate how Europeans communicate. The overhaul of the telecoms regulatory framework will be a gigantic policy exercise, involving the revision of three Directives, but rules must be created so that suppliers and consumers alike can make informed choices.'
Telefónica introduces Travel Alerts'(August 27, 2015)
Telefónica has signed a global agreement with mobile identity company TeleSign that will give banks the ability to offer greater protection and better service to customers.