ETNODigital: FAQs in the time of COVID-19, Commission's lie detector tech, AI turns brain activity into text and more!
2 April 2020 - Edition no.191
View webversion
Subscribe to our newsletters
Policy Focus on Video Reports Facts & figures
Twitterati Instagram Tech Events

Dear #ETNODigital reader,

As you may have noticed, we have revamped the #ETNODigital newsletter a few months ago. We would be delighted to know how you find it!

Your opinion is key to assess and improve your weekly digest of tech, telecom and digital updates. In that regard, we have published the
#ETNODigital survey, running as from today until 16/4. We promise it will not take more than 1 minute of your time.

The
#ETNODigital survey is available at this link.

Enjoy this week’s #ETNODigital!

CONNECTING PEOPLE in the time of COVID-19

How our mobility data can help predict and prevent the spread of COVID-19

TELENOR GROUP – MARCH 2020

Read more

Telecom Italia launches new 'TIM Advance 5G Unlimited' plan

TELECOMPAPER – 30 MARCH 2020

Read more

UK govt, telcos move to protect vulnerable customers during Covid-19 crisis

TELECOMPAPER – 29 MARCH 2020

Read more

Broadband providers to lift data caps during Covid-19 lockdown

THE GUARDIAN – 29 March 2020

Read more

HELPING GOVERNMENTS AND CITIZENS RESPOND DURING THESE EXTRAORDINARY TIMES

CISCO – 29 MARCH 2020

Read more

‘Wholesale telecoms is not about networks or technology – it’s about people’

SILICONE REPUBLIC – 28 MARCH 2020

Read more
POLICY

5G auctions delayed across Europe due to COVID-19

Light Reading – 1 April 2020

Read more

Europe shares code for new coronavirus warning app

POLITICO – 1 APRIL 2020

Read more

Russia and China push ‘fake news’ aimed at weakening Europe: report

POLITICO – 1 April 2020

Read more

MEP: Public has a ‘right to know’ about Commission’s lie detector tech

EURACTIV – 1 APRIL 2020

Read more

BEREC report on the status of internet capacity

BEREC – 30 March 2020

Read more
Focus on

FAQs on COVID-19, telecoms and network data

 
Is COVID19 going to break my internet? How is network data being used today? How can telco data help doctors and experts? Are my privacy and fundamental rights being safeguarded?

These are some of the most frequent questions that we identified in the #COVID19 context. The European telecoms sector, like many others, has given a strong and swift response to the outbreak. As Europe is in the midst of an unprecedented health crisis, find out what telecom companies are doing and what it means for citizens.
 READ MORE
Video

#ThinkDigital interview: Ursula Pachl,
BEUC, the European Consumer Organisation

What does the future hold for tech and digital consumers? What are the priorities of BEUC, the European Consumer Organisation, in the field of digital policy?

We asked these key questions to Ursula Pachl, BEUC Deputy Director General, and some snapshots from the #ThinkDigital video interview include views on cybersecurity, platform regulation, automated decision making and competition law. Follow the interview in full for more!  

WATCH VIDEO 
Reports

The Blockchain Report 2020

CBINSIGHTS – MARCH 2020

Read more

Impact of the Coronavirus on e-commerce

ECOMMERCE EUROPE – MARCH 2020

Read more
Facts & Figures

VIDEO CHAT APPS RISE TO PROMINENCE

Twitterati
Twitterati image

@LiseFuhr

A while ago, the “Lead or Lose” report identified trends that are more than ever relevant today:
📶Massive #mobile #connectivity
📶Connectivity of millions of devices
📶Resilient, instantaneous connectivity
📜Full report available here:
https://etno.eu//downloads/rep...
Link to tweet

Twitterati image

@INEA_EU

Expert in Telecom topics? @inea_eu is looking for you! We need your expertise to help us evaluate #CEFTelecom proposals, register now: http://europa.eu/!FV66JV #ConnectingEurope
Link to tweet

Twitterati image

@telenor

Could aggregated mobility data prove to be a secret weapon against the spread of Covid-19?

We're working with the health authorities in Norway to find out: 
https://t.co/42ZceI12ho?amp=1
Link to tweet

Twitterati image

@VIOLAROBERTO

We're asking everyone to share deployable #AI & Robotics solutions, initiatives, ideas that could help face the #COVID19 crisis. For a unique repository accessible to all Europeans.
Take part in the common European response to the outbreak of #COVID2019
https://bit.ly/AIRoboticsVSco...
Link to tweet

Instagram
TECH

Zoom is Leaking Peoples' Email Addresses and Photos to Strangers

VICE – 1 APRIL 2020

Read more

Tommy the robot nurse helps keep Italy doctors safe from coronavirus

REUTERS – 1 APRIL 2020

Read more

Mother of invention: the new gadgets dreamt up to fight coronavirus

REUTERS – 1 APRIL 2020

Read more

Meal delivery firms branch out into groceries during crisis

REUTERS – 1 APRIL 2020

Read more

Scientists develop AI that can turn brain activity into text

THE GUARDIAN – 30 March 2020

Read more
Events
APRIL
EUROPEAN IP HELPDESK
15 APRIL 2020, WEBINAR

The Importance of IP for SMEs

Read more
Academy of European Law
15 – 16 April 2020, LIVESTREAM

Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

Read more
BRITISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
22 April 2020, webinar

REGULATING AI: HAS THE FUTURE BECOME THE PRESENT?

Read more
PUBAFFAIRS BRUXELLES
29 APRIL 2020, WEBINAR

Building synergies and optimising cooperation: how far can EU cyber capacity go?

Read more
Share top img
SHARE THIS NEWSLETTER Facebook Twitter Linkedin
Share bottom img
ETNO logo

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 40 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.

Our Address:
Boulevard du Régent 43-44 — 1000 Brussels - Belgium
Phone: +32 (0)2 219 32 42
ETNO complies with the General Data Protection Regulation. We have updated our Privacy Policy accordingly. Should you wish to consult it, you may do so by clicking on this link.
© 2020 ETNO Subscribe to our newsletters | unsubscribe
© ETNO 2020
Comfortable read mode Normal mode X