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Digital & Media 13-10-2021

The importance of connectivity during and after the COVID-19 crisis

A new digital divide has emerged, not only between well-connected urban areas and rural and remote territories, but also between those who can fully benefit from an enriched, accessible and secure digital space with a full range of services, and those who cannot.
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Politics 05-02-2021

Tweets of the Week: Mario Draghi, Article 16, EU Cancer Plan

Italy turns to former financier, Article 16 is not the answer and EU steps up plans to fight cancer.
The European Commission has admitted that there will be a delay on targets to launch 5G telecommunications networks across all EU member states by the end of 2020, owing to postponements in spectrum frequency auctions that have occurred as a result of the coronavirus crisis.
5G 18-09-2020

Commission concedes delay in 5G deployment across EU

The European Commission has admitted that there will be a delay on targets to launch 5G telecommunications networks across all EU member states by the end of 2020, owing to postponements in spectrum frequency auctions that have occurred as a result of the coronavirus crisis.
Digital & Media 11-02-2020

GSMA to decide on Mobile World Congress cancellation, amid coronavirus concerns

GSMA, the global mobile network industry group, is set to make a decision on Friday (14 February) as to whether this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona will go ahead, amid concerns that the event may aggravate Europe's management of the deadly coronavirus.
Digital & Media 02-07-2018

Automakers and telecoms firms bicker over EU connected vehicle proposal

A battle between car manufacturers and telecoms operators is heating up as the European Commission prepares to announce legislation later this year that could determine whether automakers will need to rely on Wifi or wireless 5G technology to build internet-connected vehicles.
Digital & Media 10-02-2014

Is it good to share? Tackling Europe’s spectrum shortage

Given the increase in mobile traffic, EU policymakers are looking towards spectrum-sharing to free under-used bands and meet demand. But spectrum exclusively dedicated to the provision of mobile broadband is still the long-term solution of choice, argues Tom Phillips.
Digital & Media 05-12-2013

Industry leader: More women needed in mobile phone industry

More women need to work in the digital sector if it is to realise its full potential, says Anne Bouverot. The director-general of the GSM Association added that the industry must start by making itself more attractive to women and encouraging girls to see the benefits of working in the sector.