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Digital & Media 05-11-2021

Digital Brief powered by Google: DSA centralised, Data Act leak, political chips, digital footprints

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “We will be careful not to go the extra mile in decreasing the freedom of speech.” -Věra Jourová, Vice-President...
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Digital & Media 24-09-2021

Making the Green Deal the Real Deal

The Green Deal is one of the biggest economic transitions ever. The telecoms industry will assume an essential role as enabler and engine of a greener economy, social stability and sustainable growth in Europe, says Dominique Leroy, Board Member Deutsche Telekom AG for Europe.
Digital & Media 18-03-2020

COVID-19: Austria takes precautionary measures for internet use, despite ‘buffer’ in capacities

The spread of the coronavirus is becoming a stress test for Austria's internet infrastructure, as internet traffic exploded virtually overnight. To protect the country's capacities, the regulatory authority RTR has given the green light for certain online services, like video streaming, to be throttled.
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Digital & Media 02-07-2014

Commission approves Telefónica’s acquisition of E-Plus in Germany

The European Commission approved on Wednesday the proposed acquisition of Dutch Telecom operator KPN's German mobile telecommunications business E-Plus by Telefónica Deutschland. The approval is conditional upon the full implementation of a commitments package submitted by Telefónica.
Brexit 29-03-2012

EU strikes a deal to cap mobile roaming fees

The European Commission, European lawmakers and governments agreed to reform mobile roaming fees, allowing consumers to pay less for calls, text messages and mobile Web services when travelling abroad.
Global Europe 02-12-2011

EU tightens sanctions on Syria, Iran

The European Union agreed new sanctions on Syria's oil and financial sectors yesterday (1 December) over President Bashar al-Assad's violent crackdown on protesters. EU foreign ministers also announced new sanctions against Iran, in response to the storming of the British Embassy earlier this week.