Monthly Archives: October 2013

UK : Ofcom has published its Infrastructure Report update

UK : Ofcom has published its Infrastructure Report update In particular, it considers the need to migrate from IPv4 – the established internet addressing protocol, for which the availability of unique addresses is increasingly limited – to IPv6. Ofcom is today also publishing two pieces of research in this area, which it commissioned from InterConnect […]

Europe: European Council meeting on digital Europe

Europe: European Council meeting on digital Europe

Australia : Annual Report shows decreasing new complaints

The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) annual report shows it received 158,652 new complaints about landline, mobile and internet issues in 2012/13, an 18.1 per cent decrease on the previous year.

Brazil’s Anatel wants telcos to create “watchdog” user councils to monitor services

Brazilian telecommunications service providers will have to create regional councils to monitor the services telcos provide.  

European decision support universal charging solutions for mobiles

Geneva, 17 October 2013 – Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have embraced an opportunity to mandate the use of universal charging solutions for mobile phones. An amendment to the Radio Equipment Directive of the European Parliament will require radio equipment – and in particular, mobile phones – to be compatible with a universal charger. The decision […]

Annual conference of ARCEP, regulatory agency in France.

Annual conference of ARCEP regulatory agency in France. See:

Mobile industry leaders meet on harnessing technology for development | BiztechAfrica Business, Telecom, Technology & IT News Africa

TU Secretary-General Hamadoun I. Touré called for partners to join ITU’s m-Powering Initiative to help achieve the goals of sustainable development.

ICT regulators for consumer protection in the digital age – CIOL

Regulators from more than 20 countries of the Asia-Pacific region are meeting this week in Seoul, Republic of Korea, to discuss various consumer protection issues in the converged ICT sector.