#ETNODigital: Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Ericsson Mobility report, #DA19eu highlights, Commission against disinformation & much more!
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20 June 2019 - Edition n.157
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POLICY - FOCUS ON - VIDEO - REPORTS - FACTS & FIGURES - TWITTERATI - TECH - EVENTS
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POLICY
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Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to
Reuters – 19 June 2019
Andrus Ansip resigns from European Commission
POLITICO – 17 June 2019
TIM strengthens EU presence with new Brussels Office 
TIM - 19 June 2019
MEPs to join forces against disinformation
EurActiv – 17 June 2019
EU must improve 5G and boost technology, say top companies
POLITICO – 16 June 2019
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FOCUS ON
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Ericsson Mobility report 2019

Our observer Ericsson explores what lies ahead for communications service providers as 5G and other industry-changing technologies emerge. In their latest Mobility Report, they predict that:

•    5G subscriptions will reach 1.9 billion; 
•    35% of traffic will be carried by 5G networks; 
•    up to 65% of the global population could be covered by this technology.

Discover the full report here
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VIDEO
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#DA19eu: highlights
The #DA19eu was a great opportunity to showcase how digital is transforming our societies and economies, and how it can help bring positive change to our lives. Did you miss the event? See the highlights!
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REPORTS
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The age of digital interdependence
UN Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation – June 2019
Cultural heritage: Digitisation, online accessibility and digital preservation
European Commission – June 2019
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FACTS & FIGURES
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Action plan against disinformation

By European Commission
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@digimentalism
Build new technologies such as #ai  with #transparency to balance with the positive benefits innovations being says @jayabaloo, @KPN at #EuroDIG2019 - @ETNOAssociation is proud to contribute to the Commissions Expert Group the past year via @martinkenaite_i and @mackert_manuela Link to tweet

 

@ETNOAssociation
Our 3 main takeaways from the #EuroDIG2019 session on emerging technology and #HumanRights are:
▶️ #Europe has a clear advantage on #AI
▶️ A #multistakeholder model is needed to succeed
▶️ #Fragmentation hampers technological progress Link to tweet

 

@Orange_Brussels
#EDD19 @orangeafrica Laïla El Hankari insists on #connectivity & #energy to improve the livehood of rural communities in #Africa. Affordability of data packages & devices + innovative business models are also necessary for #SmartVillages to bridge the #digitalgap 🌍 #ThinkTwice Link to tweet

 

@ViolaRoberto
I welcome the re-opening of @TIM_Official office in Brussels. It’s recognition of the added value of Europe to #telecom sector -crucial to Europe, with jobs and investments. #DSM introduced new freedoms for citizens, now we must focus on investments in world class infrastructure. Link to tweet

 

@GabrielMariya
Today, Norway signed the EU Declaration on linking #genomic databases across borders to improve understanding & prevention of disease, allowing for more personalised treatments, in particular for rare diseases, cancer & prevention of complex diseases http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEX-19-3033_en.htm… Link to tweet

 

@ETNOAssociation
With #IoT and #5G, #cybersecurity remains firmly on top of the telcos’ agenda. Proud to see that our @LiseFuhr has been re-elected as an @ecso_eu Board member for an additional 2 years. She will continue her work to support and advance Europe’s cyber #awareness Link to tweet
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TECH
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Twitter will remove precise location tagging in tweets, citing lack of use
TechCrunch – 19 June 2019
Ericsson: Britain must treat 5G as critical national infrastructure
Total Telecom – 18 June 2019
Amazon expands air cargo fleet with 15 more planes, will have 70 planes by 2021
TechCrunch - 18 June 2019
What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency
The Guardian – 18 June 2019
Cruise is sharing its data visualization tool with robotics geeks everywhere
TechCrunch - 18 June 2019
Nvidia boosts self-driving AI business with Volvo trucks deal
Reuters – 18 June 2019
BT expands cyber security capabilities across Europe
Telecompaper – 18 June 2019
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EVENTS
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ETNO, GSMA and DIGITALEUROPE, 2 July 2019, Strasbourg
Digital Welcome for all Members of the European Parliament
GeSI, 18 – 19 July 2019, New York
Innovation and Design Workshop
European Commission, 19 – 20 September 2019, Helsinki
Digital Excellence Forum @ ICT Proposers' Day 2019
Next Generation Internet Forum, 25 September 2019, Helsinki
Reshaping the Internet through collective and networked intelligence
Cullen International, 1 - 2 October 2019, Brussels
Specialist training: Consumer protection in the telecoms sector
Cullen International, 22 - 24 October 2019, Brussels
Mastering EU Telecoms regulation
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