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15 October 2020 - Edition no.214
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POLICY

Pandemic Exposes Europe’s Creaking Internet for All to See

BLOOMBERG - 9 OCTOBER 2020

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Cities urged to do more to combat 5G disinformation

cities today - 8 october 2020

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From words to actions: towards a truly digital transformation of the EU

EURACTIV - 13 OCTOBER 2020

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Brussels eyes bigger stick to take on Big Tech

POLITICO - 12 October 2020

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‘Five Eyes’ alliance demands ways to access encrypted apps

euractiv - 12 October 2020

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Amid political rancor, global digital tax deal pushed back until mid-2021

POLITICO - 12 October 2020

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Nokia report says 5G could add $8 trillion to global GDP by 2030

Telecoms Tech News – 12 october 2020

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DSA and NCT: two instruments to tackle market failures over digital?

TELEFONICA - 7 OCTOBER 2020

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Focus on

 
Tech & Politics Forum by FT-ETNO

Digital First – A digital building site to restart Europe

26 October 2020 | Online Conference

The second chapter of Tech & Politics Forum by FT-ETNO is taking place online on 26 October. Join us for the “Digital First - A digital building site to restart Europe” online event to discuss the path towards European digital leadership, how to upgrade Europe’s manufacturing sector in a long-term and sustainable manner, as well as the impact of data, Artificial Intelligence and digital services to enhance trust in a re-imagined world. 
 
Among others, the following speakers are confirmed: 

  • Thierry Breton, Commissioner for the Internal Market, European Commission
  • Didier Reynders, Commissioner for Justice, European Commission
  • Margarete Schramböck, Federal Minister for Digital and Economic Affairs, Austrian Government 
  • José María Álvarez Pallete, Chairman and CEO, Telefónica
  • Luigi Gubitosi, CEO, TIM 
  • Ena Voûte, Dean, TU Delft 
  • Francesca Bria, Chairman, Italian Innovation Fund 
  • Cristiano-Silviu Busoi, Chair, Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE), European Parliament 
  • Dóra Petrányi, partner and CEE Managing Director, CMS 

Apply to attend and follow programme updates: https://etno.live.ft.com/ 

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Video

CYBER SECURITY MONTH | EUROPEAN COMMISSION

This October marks the European Union’s 8th European Cyber Security Month, which brings together the EU, its Member States and European citizens, to prevent and act against cyber threats. Encouraging people to "Think Before U Click", the key goal of this year’s campaign that starts tomorrow is to ensure that citizens are aware of online risks and have the tools to become more resilient and confident users of technology.

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Reports

DIGITAL SOLUTIONS TO FIGHT COVID-19

COUNCIL OF EUROPE – OCTOBER 2020


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Science, Research and Innovation Performance of the EU 2020 A fair, green and digital Europe 

EUROPEAN COMMISSION – OCTOBER  2020

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Facts & Figures

Positive attitudeS to 5G across Europe

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@ETNOAssociation

We need to have the proper #5G networks to make the most out of the#EURecovery, points @delcastillop. Also, we need to create a common and secure #data infrastructure in the EU #5GAndUs
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@orange_brussels

@orangebusiness VP Industry 4.0 E Routier insists on the importance of co-innovation when speaking about #5G use cases, to test with B2B customers how to answer their specific needs; as shown with @Schneiderelec Right pointing backhand index oran.ge/2GkABQE #5GAndUs
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@ETNOASSOCIATION

ETNO supports the @EU_Commission’s global approach to #cybersecurity reaffirmed in the “Shaping Europe’s Digital Future” communication and welcomes the upcoming revised European Cybersecurity Strategy, including a review of the #NISDirective: bit.ly/33zJv5J
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@Orgalim_EU

"Regulatory uncertainty will negatively impact #innovation as well as investments in smart #manufacturing. We need to connect the dots between them to enable our industries to remain competitive," our DG @maltelohan says #5GAndUs
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@LiseFuhr

@ETNOAssociation and @GSMAEurope support more standardised and reliable information on #sustainability, building on established good practices. Information should provide real value for all consumers and truly empower sustainable consumption: bit.ly/33zJv5J
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@DSMeu

What is #5G? & what are the benefit of this technology? #5G will bring super-fast connections, improve service & enable an array of new technologies. Discover what #EU is doing bit.ly/Twds5G & check out the FAQ bit.ly/5GFAQ
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TECH

As investors and founders mature, Vienna emerges as a European startup hub

Tech Crunch - 14 October 2020

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What’s a digital euro? 5 things to know

POLITICO - 14 OCTOBER 2020

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AI Can Help Diagnose Some Illnesses—If Your Country Is Rich

WIRED - 11 october 2020

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Six ways blockchain will impact the telecoms industry

Telecoms Tech News - 8 october 2020

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Events
OCTOBER
BEREC,
19 OCTOBER 2020, Virtual event

8th BEREC Stakeholder Forum

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CAPACITY,
19 - 22 OCTOBER 2020, VIRTUAL EVENT

Capacity Europe 2020

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FT-ETNO,
26 OCTOBER 2020, VIRTUAL EVENT

THE STATE OF THE DIGITAL UNION: THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY IN BUILDING EUROPE'S RECOVERY

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TOTAL TELECOM,
27 – 28 OCTOBER 2020, LONDON

TOTAL TELECOM CONGRESS

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EUROPEAN POLICY CENTRE,
29 October 2020, VIRTUAL EVENT

The Digital Services Act - Its institutional makeup and enforcement

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NOVEMBER
EUROPEAN COMMISSION,
3 – 5 November 2020, VIRTUAL EVENT

European Big Data Value Forum

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FORUM EUROPE,
12 November 2020, VIRTUAL EVENT

Europe IN THE DIGITAL AGE

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