ETNODigital: CEOs on the purpose of digital networks, the von der Leyen Commission, tech for good and much more!
5 December 2019 - Edition no.177
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POLICY

Telecoms chiefs back overhaul of EU competition policy

FT - 1 DECEMBER 2019

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“We will not let technology turn against the people”, Jourová pledges

NEW EUROPE - 3 DECEMBER 2019

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Leading telecom CEOs meet with EVP Vestager

ETNO - 2 December 2019

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Thierry Breton: High-speed commissioner

POLITICO - 4 DECEMBER 2019

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Significance and security risks of 5G technology – Council adopts conclusions

EUROPEAN COUNCIL - 3 DECEMBER 2019

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Commission to present revamped ePrivacy proposal

EURACTIV - 3 December 2019

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The most powerful people in Europe — ranked

POLITICO - 2 December 2019

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Council agrees on amendments to EIT regulation

EUROPEAN COUNCIL - 29 NOVEMBER 2019

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Focus on

CEOs Statement on the Purpose of Digital Networks

 

Europeans deserve a digital economy that delivers for all, by creating new opportunities of inclusive growth and societal improvement across European regions and across all sectors of society. We believe that the ultimate purpose of the new and existing digital networks is to enable such opportunities.

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#vdlcommission: ursula von der leyen's message

Ursula von der Leyen's presentation message discusses the commitment of the incoming Commission team to European goals. This includes building a strong economy which creates jobs and sustainable wealth in a Europe that is carbon-neutral and successful in the digital age.

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Reports

The 50 European Unicorns Ranked By Valuation

CB INSIGHTS - DECEMBER 2019

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Internet and Jurisdiction Global Status Report 2019

EUROPEAN COMMISSION - NOVEMBER 2019

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Facts & Figures

The Billion-Dollar Content Race

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@ETNOAssociation

.@TasSteven’s key messages at today’s #BBdays:
1. 5G & fibre are about including people and making EU industry more innovative, more sustainable
2. Industrial policy will be crucial to build EU digital leadership
3. EECC implementation is key to network investment
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@DSMEU

⚛️#Quantum technology uses the properties of quantum effects to create practical applications in many different fields. With the Quantum Technologies Flagship we want to place Europe at the forefront of this second quantum revolution. Discover how ➡️ http://bit.ly/2UjDKWN
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@ETNOAssociation

#FTETNO stands: @ericsson has a demo on #5G connected robots & remotely controled vehicles. Time to play & test
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@Magnusfranklin

Tim #Höttges, @Telekom_group CEO, sends his shopping list for @vonderleyen: 1. Reduce industry fragmentation; 2. Dynamic approach to competition; 3. Legal framework for data and platforms; 4. lower network rollout costs; 5. harmonise spectrum licensing 🛒📲 #FTETNO
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@LiseFuhr

“Let’s continue shape the goals of the future together. Alone you might go faster, but together we will go further. The purpose is clear: give European citizens the tools to grow and to look with confidence at the future”, stated @TasSteven #FTETNO
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@ETNOAssociation

.@LiseFuhr at the #FTETNO intro remarks: Only by looking at the purpose of the new digital networks, we can see the link with today’s most urgent challenges:
🇪🇺   EU’s #tech leadership
🌿 #Sustainable model for continued growth
🛑 Stop #ClimateChange
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@ORGALIM_EU

"The EU has the opportunity to take pole position in the global #AI race if the right policy & regulatory framework is put in place" was the key message shared at Orgalim's roundtable discussion on #IndustrialAI this week. Read about the debate highlights: http://bit.ly/2LgKYV9
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TECH

Ericsson showcases 5G Spectrum Sharing tech, with first inter-continental call

TOTAL TELECOM - 2 December 2019

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Google co-founders hand over reins of parent company Alphabet

POLITICO - 4 DECEMBER 2019

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A silicon chip that mimics the brain’s neurons could help fight paralysis

MIT Technology Review - 4 DECEMBER 2019

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European start-ups encourage ‘tech for good’ ethos

FT - 4 DECEMBER 2019

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You can now send your Facebook pics to Google in a couple of clicks

WIRED - 2 December 2019

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Events
DECEMBER
Charles River Associates
10 December 2019, Brussels

CRA Conference ‘Antitrust in Times of Upheaval – a Global Conversation’

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IOT Now and Eseye
10 December 2019, Webinar

2020 and Beyond: What’s Next for IoT?

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Cullen International
12 December 2019, Webinar

Quality of Service and Quality of Experience: what is going to change in the digital world?

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CENTRE FOR EUROPEAN POLICY STUDIES
17 December 2019, Brussels

CO-OPETITION IN 5G MARKETS: Innovation, Standards and IPRs

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JANUARY
FISCAL NOTE
15 jANUARY 2019, Brussels

Exploring The Future Of Work In Europe

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FORUM EUROPE
22 – 23 JANUARY 2019, Brussels

THE EUROPEAN 5G CONFERENCE 2019

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