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#Huawei welcomes UK commitment to digital infrastructure

#Huawei welcomes UK commitment to digital infrastructure

| August 27, 2019

“We welcome the Secretary of State Nicky Morgan’s commitment to the development of world-class digital infrastructure that will help the UK continue to ‘compete and grow in the global economy’ said a Huawei spokesperson today. “Over the last 18 years, Huawei has helped build the UK’s broadband, 3G and 4G networks and, as independent analysts […]

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Steps UK government is taking to make sure travel and commerce remain unaffected after #Brexit

Steps UK government is taking to make sure travel and commerce remain unaffected after #Brexit

| March 21, 2019

After Brexit, there’s a good chance that many Brits will still want to travel to and from Europe for holidays and business. If the UK leaves without a deal, then the rules are likely to change somewhat. However, the government is trying to ensure that UK nationals’ and UK business’ working conditions aren’t impacted. The […]

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#DigitalDay2018: EU countries to commit to doing more together on the digital front

#DigitalDay2018: EU countries to commit to doing more together on the digital front

| April 10, 2018

Today (10 April) the Commission will bring ministers, representatives of EU countries, industry, academia and civil society representatives together to encourage cooperation in artificial intelligence, blockchain, eHealth and innovation. Discussions will focus on how the technological developments will shape the future of Europe and building a strong Digital Single Market with increased investment and digital […]

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European Parliament president on end of #RoamingFees

European Parliament president on end of #RoamingFees

Statement by President Antonio Tajani on the end of roaming charges : “I am proud that today’s date, 15 June 2017, will stand for the end of roaming charges in the European Union for our citizens. This is a historic achievement that heralds a new era for students, business travellers and tourists alike. “Finally, Europeans […]

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End of #RoamingCharges in the EU: Joint statement by 3 EU institutions

End of #RoamingCharges in the EU: Joint statement by 3 EU institutions

As of tomorrow (15 June ), roaming charges in the European Union will no longer apply.  President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani, Prime Minister of Malta Joseph Muscat, on behalf of the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, issued the following statement: “The European Union is about […]

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S&Ds secure #roaming deal: Europeans will no longer have to switch off data while travelling

S&Ds secure #roaming deal: Europeans will no longer have to switch off data while travelling

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Euro MEPs and member states held a third and final round of talks yesterday (31 January) evening on setting caps for the wholesale roaming charges telecom operators pay each other when their customers call, send texts or surf the web abroad. Under the leadership of S&D MEP and author of the parliamentary report on wholesale […]

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End of #roaming: MEPs negotiate safeguards to prevent abuse

End of #roaming: MEPs negotiate safeguards to prevent abuse

| September 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Roaming charges are on track to be abolished next June, but the rules setting out when mobile providers can charge domestic charges still have to be finalized. Companies fear consumers will try to buy a SIM card from the EU country with the lowest charges rather than from their own country. We asked Pilar del […]

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