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26/09/2016

Mobile World Congress 2016

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Mobile World Congress 2016

MWC2016

This week, EurActiv reports from Barcelona’s World Mobile Congress on the latest developments on 5G and broadband.

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NewsSpecial Report
Digital 26-02-2016

How to become a successful ‘tech-nation’ from scratch

SPECIAL REPORT / Amid global concerns about economic growth, countries without natural resources like Estonia or Israel have converted technology into their main source of prosperity.
NewsSpecial Report
Digital 24-02-2016

Europeans look for a plan to speed up the next mobile network

SPECIAL REPORT / 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.
InterviewSpecial Report
Digital 24-02-2016

Think tankers: Skype and telcos should be regulated in the same way

SPECIAL REPORT / 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.
InterviewSpecial Report
Digital 23-02-2016

Ansip: 'I am strongly against any backdoor to encrypted systems'

SPECIAL REPORT / Exclusive / European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip supports Apple’s decision to refuse unblocking the iPhone of a terrorist, as requested by US authorities.
OpinionSpecial Report
Digital 23-02-2016

Does the mobile industry have a future?

SPECIAL REPORT / 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.
NewsSpecial Report
Digital 19-02-2016

Europe hopes to make 5G networks a reality by 2018

SPECIAL REPORT / The European Commission will unveil its strategy to develop the next generation of mobile broadband network (5G) on Monday (22 February), EurActiv has learned.

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