Political and business leaders, academics and thinkers will gather in Brussels on 20-21 April for the European Commission’s Net Futures event. The tech and telecom sector will put forward their commitment to innovation and discuss new, future services in the field of Internet of Things and 5G in particular.
ETNO’s Director General, Lise Fuhr, will participate in the Day 1 Plenary and discuss the innovation potential of Europe’s telecom sector. Keynote speakers include: Vice-President Andrus Ansip, Commissioner Günther Oettinger as well as business leaders such as Telefonica’s Eduardo Navarro de Carvalho and Ericsson’s Ulf Ewaldsson.
Topics for discussion will include research & innovation, market validation, business development and policy making. ETNO hopes to see you there!
DIGITAL SKILLS: Creating economic growth across Europe
Europe is still struggling to keep up with the global digital revolution and complete the yet-unfinished Digital Single Market. Moreover, the EU predicts that the lack of digital skills could lead to a shortfall of 900,000 jobs by 2020.
ETNO has been the voice of Europe’s telecommunications network operators since 1992 and has become the principal policy group for European electronic communications network operators. Its 41 members and observers from Europe and beyond are the backbone of Europe’s digital progress. They are the main drivers of broadband and are committed to its continual growth in Europe. ETNO brings together the main investors in innovative and high-quality e-communications platforms and services, representing 60% of total sector investment.