The speakers for our upcoming debate "Telecoms, an ever-evolving industry" have been confirmed:
• Wolf-Dietrich Grussmann, Head of Unit B.2 (Implementation of the Regulatory Framework), European Commission
• Maurice Patrick, Managing Director, Telecoms Equity Research, Barclays Capital
• Lise Fuhr, Director General, ETNO
• Jean-Luc Lemmens, Director Telecoms, IDATE DigiWorld
• Phillip Malloch, incoming Executive Board Chairman 2018, ETNO and Vice President and Head of Group Public Affairs, Telia Company
We look forward to welcoming you on 7 of December from 12.00 to 14.00h at the Hotel Amigo Grand Place, in Brussels, where we will present the ETNO-IDATE Annual Economic Report 2017 and will discuss the new customer and market trends that emerged throughout 2017.
The European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) launched a fund for broadband infrastructure – the Connecting Europe Broadband Fund (CEBF). The objective is to contribute to the Gigabit Society by investing in broadband projects all over Europe.
"#ePrivacy #Regulation is built on the basis of old #technology and not looking at the future. This can affect other industries and #EU competitiveness as a whole" states @LiseFuhr #5GNow Link to tweet
We want to encourage #startups to invest in #innovation & creativity. Here's how to make it easier to act efficiently against breaches of #IntellectualProperty rights http://bit.ly/2jwkKPV #IPR Link to tweet
In most countries the #ICTsector is more dynamic than other sectors, with a higher share of small and young #businesses that also often grow faster ▶️ http://bit.ly/2BloyKU #DynEmp #smallfirms #SME #tech #ICT #statsLink to tweet
More than 23,500 #patents have been declared essential to the GSM & #3G. When moving to #5G we need to make sure that the patent system is balanced & efficient http://bit.ly/2jwkKPV #IPR #standards Link to tweet
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.