Europe – New Commission study identifies Europe’s top ICT hubs Wondering what makes an ICT hotspot? Take a look at Munich, London, Paris or smaller cities such as Darmstadt identified in a new EU Atlas of ICT hotspots. This atlas shows where digital technologies thrive and examines the factors contributing to this success. Source: Europa

Commission requests Belgium to comply with EU telecoms law  Commission requests Belgium to comply with EU telecoms law The Commission has decided today to request Belgium to adapt Belgian rules regarding the independence of the Belgian Institute for Post and Telecommunications (BIPT) – the National Regulatory Authority (NRA) – to ensure their compliance with EU telecoms legislation. Under current […]

Australian govt consults on deregulation proposals – Telecompaper. Australia’s Department of Communications has published a consultation paper on deregulation in the communications sector. Although the issues listed in the paper are varied, they share the common theme of being introduced in the less competitive telecommunications environment of the 1990s, and are considered to no longer […]

Kroes on The final case for Telecom Single Market The digital single market is an opportunity for Europe. Removing borders and barriers. Boosting our economy. Showing every European what Europe can do for them. Read the rest by clicking…

ECJ rules that ISPs may be ordered to block websites – Telecompaper. According to Telecompaper, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that an ISP may be ordered to block its customers’ access to a copyright-infringing website.

Department of State Leads U.S. Delegation to World Telecommunication Development Conference. Ambassador Daniel A. Sepulveda, the U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, will be leading the U.S. delegation to the 6th World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates March 30 – April 10. The WTDC is the International Telecommunication Union’s […]

U.S. Outlines Priorities for Broadband Development Conference The ITU’s World Telecommunication Development Conference launched March 30 in Dubai, with the U.S. outlining its priorities in a statement from U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy Daniel Sepulveda. Source: B&C

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