fair contribution

The US would never dare push ‘fair contribution’ onto big tech

As the debate around ‘fair contribution’ – which asserts big tech firms like Netflix and Google should chip in for the costs of telecoms infrastructure – rolls on, we spoke to Maria Lema, co-founder of Weaver Labs, who told us why she thinks its a bad idea. 

GSMA says Europe’s 5G rollout is too slow

Telco trade body the GSMA says in order to stay competitive European economies must ‘digitalise’ themselves through faster 5G rollouts, and manages to crowbar in the ‘fair contribution’ argument.