Australia – ACMA warns Lycamobile on billing accuracy Telco service provider Lycamobile has been formally warned for breaching the billing accuracy rules in the Telecommunications Consumer Protections Code (TCP Code). Lycamobile reported to the Australian Communications and Media Authority that between January 2011 and 31 August 2013 its billing system didn’t always recognise the difference between mobile numbers and […]
Europe – Global conference delivers momentum for reform of how internet is run European stakeholders will spend the coming months elaborating recommendations, commitments and proposals that will contribute to concrete reforms of how the internet is run. Mrs Kroes said : On behalf of the European Commission, Vice-President Neelie Kroes welcomes the outcome of the NETmundial […]
The Internet in Transition: The State of the Transition to IPv6 in Today's Internet and Measures to Support the Continued Use of IPv4 | OECD READ edition. OECD Digital Economy Papers The Internet in Transition: The State of the Transition to IPv6 in Today’s Internet and Measures to Support the Continued Use of IPv4
Consumer policy – OECD. The OECD Committee on Consumer Policy has issued policy guidance to boost consumer protection when using mobile and on-line payment systems and identify ways in which policy makers and businesses can work together to strengthen consumer protection while spurring innovation in the marketplace.
Europe : The EP successfully votes through the Network & Information Security (NIS) directive Following the successful vote on the NIS directive on cyber security on 13 March in Strasbourg, Vice President Neelie Kroes said: “This vote today is very positive news for European citizens, and I would like to thank the Rapporteur, Andreas Schwab, […]
Mexico – America Movil contesting dominant position ruling in court According to Reuters, a Mexican court said it would begin analyzing a request from America Movil for an injunction against a regulatory ruling that declared it dominant. America Movil has 80 percent of Mexico’s fixed-line business and 70 percent of the mobile sector. It was ruled dominant earlier this year by […]
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