This week, EurActiv reports from Barcelona’s World Mobile Congress on the latest developments on 5G and broadband.
Amid global concerns about economic growth, countries without natural resources like Estonia or Israel have converted technology into their main source of prosperity.
European Digital Commissioner Günther Oettinger said on Tuesday (23 February) that “Europe cannot afford to be left behind” on what he considers to be the most important issue of his mandate.
The EU should have just two sets of rules for telecoms: one for infrastructure, and one for services, argue Alexandre de Streel and Bruno Liebhaberg. When similar services are on offer, the same rules should apply regardless of the technology, they contend.
Exclusive / European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip supports Apple’s decision to refuse unblocking the iPhone of a terrorist, as requested by US authorities.
As the Mobile World Congress gets underway in Barcelona, Luigi Gambardella considers what kind of future the European mobile industry can expect and what can be done to improve services and consumer satisfaction.
The European Commission will unveil its strategy to develop the next generation of mobile broadband network (5G) on Monday (22 February), EurActiv has learned.