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23 March 2017 - Edition n.54
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POLICY - FOCUS ON - VIDEO - REPORTS - FACTS & FIGURES - TWITTERATI - TECH - EVENTS
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POLICY
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ITRE committee to consider draft reports on ECC, Berec
Telecompaper – 21 March 2017
Europe's future is digital: EU countries to commit in Rome to go deeper and further on digital
European Commission - 22 March 2017
Brussels eyes EU-wide licence for FinTech startups
EurActiv - 23 March 2017
Council’s audiovisual proposal shifts power to countries
Politico – 20 March 2017
EU, consumer bodies to crack down on big tech
Politico – 17 March 2017
UN Broadband Commission: Time for a “New Deal” if Broadband is to reach everyone, everywhere
ITU – 16 March 2017
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FOCUS ON
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New e-Privacy Regulation: a headache for innovators?

Since the presentation of the draft e-Privacy Regulation, the innovators’ community has raised several concerns on whether the new rules are really fit for the digital age. Many flagged how the current draft perpetuates a double-regulation scenario, as the new rules will come on top of the existing General Data Protection Regulation.

At the same time, ETNO stressed how telecom companies will face several barriers when creating more consumer choice with the launch of innovative services, such as IoT applications or new online services. 

Read our new position paper on e-Privacy
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VIDEO
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#ThinkDigital interview: Magnus Franklin, Chief Correspondent, Telecoms, MLex
In the view of Mr. Franklin, we have a telecoms sector in transformation and the policy makers involved are trying to come to terms with this, using the code as an opportunity to create a new vision for Europe, because the future is digital, he says. 
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REPORTS
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Industry 4.0 will revolutionise industrial production
PwC – March 2017
EU is not ready for the rise of the robots, data suggest
Eurostat - March 2017   
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FACTS & FIGURES
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2017: This is what happens in an internet minute

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By Metrics Report
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@ETNOAssociation
How to get more investments in the EU? "We need appealing #5G, #ITC and #mobile infrastructures" says @HennaVirkkunen #GigabitSociety Link to tweet

 

@DSMeu
"Talking is not enough. What we need is a strong European effort" @Ansip_EU #DigitalSingleMarket #DigitalDay17 #Eu60 Link to tweet

 

@ETNOAssociation
When talking about #EECC, we need to encourage investments and rules for future-oriented, pro investment and pro #innovation @MichalBoni Link to tweet

 

@Ansip_EU
Digital is to Europe today what coal & steel were in early 1950s, driving force behind successful economy #DigitalDay17 #FutureofEurope Link to tweet

 

@TelcoRegulation
Lise Fuhr DG at @ETNOAssociation talks on #EECC stakeholder expectations and how to address them: https://tmt.knect365.cog… #drf2017 Link to tweet

 

@CloudAllianceEu
.@LvNistelrooij advises the @EU_Commission and @EP_SingleMarket to make a move towards #innovation #eaDebates Link to tweet
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TECH
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AT&T launches IBM-powered IoT analytics
Total telecom - 21 March 2017
Vivacom to deliver digital terrestrial television via Intelsat 33e
BusinessWire – 21 March 2017
European cities want 10 million ‘smart’ streetlamps
EurActiv – 21 March 2017
Internet advertising: this time it’s personal
FT – 21 March 2017
Tech roundup: will robots replace lawyers?
NY Times – 20 March 2017
With VR, Openreach asks job applicants to climb telephone pole ‘virtually’
information age – 20 March 2017
A conversation with Community Leader Lise Fuhr 
ICANN – 14 March 2017
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EVENTS
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Digital Regulation Forum, 28 - 29 March 2017, London
Digital Regulation Forum
European Internet Forum, 28 March 2017, Brussels
Fintech transforming digital economics and the economy
European Internet Forum, 29 March 2017, Brussels
Digital skills of tomorrow
Accountancy Europe, 29 March 2017, Brussels
Digital Day
EPC, 30 March 2017, Brussels
Digital Enlargement: Empowering public administrations and businesses in aspiring EU countries
Gigabit Access, 4 - 5 April 2017, Brussels
Gigabit Access 2017: Optimising access networks for gigabit futures - Supported by ETNO
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