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28 May 2020 - Edition no.199
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POLICY

UNI Europa ICTS and ETNO Begin a 2-Year Social Dialogue Project on Digital Upskilling for All

ETNO - 26 MAY 2020

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European Commission proposes €750B EU recovery package

POLITICO - 27 MAY 2020

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Tech reboot in store for EU as plans recovery from crisis

REUTERS – 27 May 2020

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Breton renews calls for a single European patent system

Euractiv – 26 May 2020

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5 big EU countries blast Big Tech over approach to corona apps

POLITICO – 26 May 2020

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Focus on

Building a digitally-enabled recovery

 

The crisis brought about by the outbreak by the Covid-19 has shown the vital role of digital infrastructure to social welfare (health and education) and to functioning of the economy. As we collectively work to re-design Europe’s vision and strategic plans for the coming years, ETNO puts forward facts, figures, analysis and ideas on how to reboot the EU socio-economic engine by leveraging telecom networks and digital services.

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CONNECTING PEOPLE in the time of COVID-19

TIM to host webinars and online classes at Milan Digital Week

Telecompaper – 27 May 2020

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Orange Spain donates 1,000 SIM cards to support home schooling

TELECOMPAPER – 25 May 2020

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Cisco donates equipment to hospital in Thessaloniki

TELECOMPAPER – 22 May 2020

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Video

Watch it again: CEPS Webinar on COVID-19 and The Use of Electronic Data

On May 25th, CEPS held a webinar entitled COVID-19 and The Use of Electronic Data: Trust, Privacy and the Rule of Law. European Commissioner Vera Jourova held a keynote speech to set the stage, followed by a panel discussion between our own Director-General Lise FuhrAndrea Renda, Senior Research Fellow and Head of Global Governance, Regulation, Innovation and the Digital Economy (GRID) at CEPS, and Valsamis Mitsilegas, Professor of European Criminal Law and Global Security and Deputy Dean for Global Engagement at the Queen Mary University London.
 

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Reports

Artificial intelligence: Turbocharging European industry

EUROPEAN COMMISSION – MAY 2020


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Europe's moment: Repair and Prepare for the Next Generation

EUROPEAN COMMISSION – MAY 2020

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Facts & Figures

Podcast popularity across the globe

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@ETNOASSOCIATION

.@LiseFuhr shares two key learnings at @CEPS_thinktank event:
Never like today it is clear that investing in #5G and #fibre networks will be crucial for Europe, especially in recovery 
We need all the necessary policies to #digitalise all EU companies and administrations

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@VERAJOUROVA

2/3 With @CEPS_thinktank today: 
When it comes to the tracing applications, people must trust that the solution is there to help them. We need to do it our European way. #mobiledata #Coronavirus 
https://ec.europa.eu/commission/press...

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@ETNOASSOCIATION

Digital #Upskilling4all: @UNI_Europa and ETNO have kicked-off a 2-year social dialogue project aimed at fostering #digital upskilling as well as improving inclusion and diversity in the #telco workforce. Read more about the project here: https://etno.eu/news/all-news... #DigitalSkills
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@DSMeu

#COVID19 confirmed cases so far globally: 5.5M.
Updates & useful info are accessible online: that's the power of #data. Sharing more will improve services & potentially save lives. But we need to get the right balance with privacy. Tell us what you think→ http://bit.ly/EUdataSpaceConsultation

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TECH

TIM prolongs limited edition 'operator attack' offers

TELECOMPAPER – 25 May 2020

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TELIA SWEDEN’S FIRST MAJOR 5G NETWORK UP AND RUNNING IN STOCKHOLM

TELIA COMPANY – 24 May 2020

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Arizona sues Google over claims it illegally tracked location of Android users

THE VERGE - 27 May 2020

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Coronavirus accelerates shift away from cash

FINANCIAL TIMES – 27 May 2020

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WhatsApp tests new feature that lets you add contacts via QR codes

THE VERGE – 22 MAY 2020

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Events
JUNE
ETNO & GSMA
3 June 2020, Brussels

5G: Empowering Recovery and Fighting Misinformation

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EUROPEAN COMMISSION
8 June 2020, WEBINAR

LIABILITY FOR ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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FORUM EUROPE,
10 – 11 June 2020, Virtual sessions

The EUROPEAN CYBER SECURITY SUMMER HUB

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ACADEMY OF EUROPEAN LAW
24 - 26 JUNE 2020, ONLINE DEBATE

Annual Conference on European Data Protection Law 2020

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