Digital Single Market

Europe updates content copyright laws for the Digital Single Market

The European Commission has outlined its vision for modernising EU copyright laws concerning digital content. The intention is to address the inconsistencies of outdated single nation copyright laws in a community characterised by freedom of movement across borders.

Europe urges telecoms single market €260 billion opportunity

European Commission (EC) VP Andrus Ansip has said creating a digital single market across the 28 EU member states will benefit Europe by €260 billion a year, “potentially more”, as he put it. He claimed it is vital, and crucially depends on forming a telecoms single market first as a basis.

Departing Neelie Kroes urges telcos to embrace OTTs

The European Commission Vice President, Neelie Kroes, has delivered a farewell speech to the members of the European Telecommunications Network Operators’ Association (ETNO); in which she urged telcos to embrace over-the-top (OTT) players, and stated her dream for the European telecommunications sector after the current Commission’s tenure ends at the end of October.

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