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Time for the #EuropeanUnion to close longstanding #digital gaps

Time for the #EuropeanUnion to close longstanding #digital gaps

| July 16, 2020

The European Union recently unveiled its European Skills Agenda, an ambitious scheme to both upskill and reskill the bloc’s workforce. The right to lifelong learning, enshrined in the European Pillar of Social Rights, has taken on new importance in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. As Nicolas Schmit, the Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights, explained: […]

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International collaboration in the field of #ICT research is a central cog in the wheel in tackling the global challenges of today

International collaboration in the field of #ICT research is a central cog in the wheel in tackling the global challenges of today

| May 11, 2020

  Researchers and scientists from all over the world are working together to find a vaccine to combat Coronavirus. Companies from Europe, China, USA, Australia and Canada are at the forefront in seeking to find medical solutions to tackle Covid-19. But there is one common denominator in the work of all these specific research programmes. […]

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#Coronavirus crisis delays Europe’s #5G rollouts

#Coronavirus crisis delays Europe’s #5G rollouts

| April 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic that has impacted most of Europe and forced nationwide shutdowns in Italy, Spain, France, and the UK has also forced a delay in European 5G rollouts, most notably in France. France’s telecoms authority, ARCEP, was supposed to launch the country’s long-awaited 5G spectrum options in mid-April; the regulator has now admitted it […]

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#EuropeChina trade and investment: Converting challenges into co-operation

#EuropeChina trade and investment: Converting challenges into co-operation

| May 17, 2019

As European perceptions towards China evolve and mature, let us remember the lessons of the past while staying optimistic about the future, writes Huawei Technologies Global Government Affairs Vice President Simon Lacey.  Last week a panel was convened in Brussels by the newly established Europe-Asia Interlink Initiative to discuss ‘Europe-China Trade and Investment: Converting Challenges into Co-operation’. […]

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Ending whack-a-mole: Why the way we tackle #IllegalStreaming isn’t working

Ending whack-a-mole: Why the way we tackle #IllegalStreaming isn’t working

| March 19, 2018

Whether they’re hunched over their laptops or down the local pub watching the match with a pint, wherever fans of the beautiful game are, you’ll likely find illegal streaming. Put off by what many see as prohibitive subscription costs, a significant number of fans of football and indeed many other sports now consume their football, […]

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#BroadbandPlatform: Cities and regions join forces with Commission to narrow digital divide

#BroadbandPlatform: Cities and regions join forces with Commission to narrow digital divide

| October 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Commission and the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) launched a joint platform today to help high-speed broadband reach all European regions, including rural and sparsely populated areas where there is not enough market-driven development. The first meeting of the Broadband Platform took place in Brussels in the presence of the Digital Economy […]

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EBU joins consumers, tech and civil rights organizations in plea for net neutrality

EBU joins consumers, tech and civil rights organizations in plea for net neutrality

The European Broadcasting Union has joined a broad coalition of stakeholders ranging from industry associations to consumer and civil rights’ organisations, urging the Council of Ministers to deliver a clear and robust net neutrality framework.   With discussions on the Single Telecoms Package reaching a crucial stage in the Council of Ministers, the like-minded organisations […]

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