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Transport 17-02-2016

Spain seeks to reopen ‘motorway of the sea’ with EU funding

Spain has asked the European Union for €3 million to resume its so-called 'motorway of the sea' between Gijón in Northern Spain and Saint Nazaire in Western France. EURACTIV Spain reports.
Precision Dairy Research Project at the University of Kentucky
Agrifood 03-04-2015

Hi-tech farming touted as way to green Europe’s food chain

Connected agriculture – from farm to retail – was promoted at an event in Brussels this week, as the way to wean European agriculture off its addiction to chemicals, water and fossil fuels.
Underwater Television
Technology 06-03-2015

Next wave of innovation waits on 5G connectivity

SPECIAL REPORT / Disruptive innovations were thin on the ground at the Barcelona Mobile World Congress. But an air of expectation is gathering around 5G technology, which promises to deliver the kind of pervasive connectivity required for the 'Internet of Things'.
The Skype homepage [Shutterstock]
Technology 24-09-2014

EU member states agree to deregulate voice markets

EU regulators are set to remove limits on the prices that leading telecoms firms such as Orange and Telecom Italia can charge smaller operators for accessing their networks, a European Commission source said on Tuesday (23 September).
Technology 18-09-2014

EU regulators plan to scrap phone call price caps to help telcos

EU telecoms regulators plan to scrap price caps on fixed phone calls in Europe in a move likely to give a revenue boost to Orange, Telecom Italia and other operators.
Technology 06-12-2013

Ministers give telecoms proposals tepid approval, timing in doubt

European ministers yesterday (5 December) gave conditional support for the European Commission’s 'Connected Continent' proposals for greater harmonisation of the EU telecoms markets, but cast doubt over the substance and timing.