European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association
151/2015 Thursday April 30, 2015
US, European telco groups team on Internet regs LightReading (April 29, 2015)
ETNO, the association representing Europes leading telecom operators, and USTelecom, Americas leading trade association representing telecom service providers and suppliers, called for a pro-investment and pro-innovation approach to broadband policies.
White House takes cybersecurity pitch to Silicon Valley The New York Times (April 26, 2015)
President Obamas newly installed defense secretary, Ashton B. Carter, toured Silicon Valley last week to announce a new military strategy for computer conflict, starting the latest Pentagon effort to invest in promising start-ups and to meet with engineers whose talent he declared the Pentagon desperately needed in fending off the nations adversaries.
Governments Internet monopoly The Wall Street Journal (April 26, 2015)
The Justice Department and Federal Communications Commission high-fived each other last week, teaming up to reject the $45 billion merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable.
Wind and 3: Italian job Financial Times (April 28, 2015)
When Guglielmo Marconi invented the wireless radio system no Italians would sponsor him to develop it. Today, a descendant of his invention, mobile telephony, gets too much funding. Competition is excessive.
Google turns on the charm in Europe Financial Times (April 27, 2015)
Google privately woke up to the fact that it needed to change the way it was operating in Europe last summer, according to Carlo DAsaro Biondo, the French-Italian executive leading the groups new charm offensive.
Satellite technology explainer Financial Times (April 27, 2015)
The miniaturisation has transformed consumer electronics over the past decade and has begun to reshape the once forbiddingly expensive business of putting a satellite into space.