European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association
173/2015 October 29
EU's Oettinger sees more European telecoms tie-ups Reuters (Oct 28, 2015)
Mergers among European telecoms operators are likely to continue as regulators will increasingly assess markets in a global or regional rather than a national context, the European Union's digital economy commissioner said on Wednesday.
ETNO Statement on the final TSM vote ETNO (Oct 27, 2015)
The European Parliament has today given its final green-light to measures on Open Internet and Roaming. In the past years, ETNO has consistently supported EU-level measures, as opposed to a patchwork of national telecoms rules.
ETNO Executive Board meets Business Europe ETNO (Oct 29, 2015)
The Executive Board of ETNO met today with Business Europe's Director General Markus Beyer. During the meeting, ETNO Board members and Mr. Beyer discussed digital reform, the importance of broadband investment for empowering Europe's businesses, as well as the Digital Single Market Strategy.
Telekom-Chef: Weniger Regulierung für alle Heise Netze (Oct 28, 2015)
Die europäischen Provider machen immer geringere Umsätze, während Konzerne wie Facebook und Google reichlich Gewinne einfahren. Die Großprovider fordern nun Hilfe vom Gesetzgeber und erhalten Unterstützung aus dem Bundeswirtschaftsministerium.
Call For Robust Privacy Legislation In Wake Of EU Safe Harbor Strike-Down Tech Crunch (Oct 27, 2015)
A group of U.S. and EU digital rights organizations and consumer NGOs including the EFF, the U.S. Center for Digital Democracy, the European Consumer Organization and Privacy International have issued a statement calling for a meaningful legal framework to protect fundamental privacy rights in the digital era.
Judge Critical of Past FCC Net Neutrality Efforts Draws Latest Case The Wall Street Journal (Oct 28, 2015)
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit assigned U.S. Judge David Tatel to a three-judge panel to review the Federal Communications Commissions net neutrality rules. Judge Tatels presence is intriguing because of his central role in two previous cases that went against the FCC and left the commission to contemplate more sweeping open-Internet regulations, which it adopted in February.
Facebook users urged to check privacy settings The Guardian (Oct 26, 2015)
Facebook users are being encouraged to double-check their privacy settings after the social network introduced an update to its search feature which adds almost 2 trillion older posts by its members to the index.
Whos off the Internet and why The Washington Post (Oct 22, 2015)
If the gap between technology rich and technology poor was primarily physical in the 1990s, the gap in this decade is increasingly skills-based.
UK sets £70m reserve on 2016 spectrum auction Total Telecom (Oct 26, 2015)
Ofcom on Monday confirmed that it will go ahead with plans to auction off spectrum in the 2.3 GHz and 3.4 GHz bands early next year, setting a reserve price of £70 million (97 million) for the airwaves.
The Industrial Internet Era, a Politico event presented by ETNO Brussels (November 26, 2015)
How can the Digital Single Market spur the development of the Industrial Internet? What incentives can policymakers create to encourage its adoption? Can the Industrial Internet deliver on its promise to turn Europes traditional industries around? What will the impact on the workforce be?
First mid-year sustainability update launched(Oct 19, 2015)
In conjunction with TeliaSoneras Q3 financial report the company presented its first midyear sustainability update. Communicating more regularly is a way for us to increase transparency and to encourage a public discussion and review of our company.