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22 October 2020 - Edition no.215
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POLICY

5G: a new world, not a new word

ETNO - 22 OCTOBER 2020

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European telcos welcome Joint EU Member States Declaration on Cloud

ETNO – 15 october 2020

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EU shoots for €10B ‘industrial cloud’ to rival US

POLITICO - 15 october 2020

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Parliament adopts ambitious stance on EU’s future regulation of digital platforms

EURACTIV - 21 OCTOBER 2020

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Global AI fight heats up over health data

POLITICO - 20 October 2020

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Time for clarity on 5G, security and privacy in the “new normal”

European Data Protection Supervisor - 19 October 2020

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EU needs long-term plan to tackle 5G fake news, 15 EU countries say in joint call

Reuters - 19 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 
  • Cristian-Silviu Busoi, MEP and Chair, Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE), European Parliament 
  • Cristiano Amon, President, Qualcomm Incorporated
  • 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

5G Users Forum: Empowering EU Smart Manufacturing

Follow the video recording of our second event of the 5G Users Forum series, zooming in on how 5G can empower EU Smart Manufacturing.

On this ocassion, we partnered with Orgalim, representing Europe’s technology industries and discussed different angles with guests from the European Commission, European Parliament, and the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work. Moreover, we gathered ETNO members from France, Spain, and Germany to present in practical terms existing use-cases from their respective markets.

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Reports

The Future of Jobs Report 2020

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM – OCTOBER 2020


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Interplay between the new competition tool and sector-specific regulation in the EU 

CENTRE ON REGULATION IN EUROPE – OCTOBER  2020

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Facts & Figures

where europeans get information about 5g

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@ETNOAssociation

In an attempt to answer the question “What can #5G do for society?”, we looked at EU #healthcare and #manufacturing from 6 European countries. The #5GAndUs dialogue series will come to an end on 7/12, focused on #SmartCities. Stay tuned for details!
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@orange_brussels

In Poland, @orange is building the next generation infrastructure to fully reap the benefits of the #DigitalDecade, in a sustainable way #EUGreenDeal @DSMeu @EU_ENV
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@ETNOASSOCIATION

“EU governments and the public sector need to be fully committed to the initiative by fully shifting to cloud services”, @LiseFuhr commented in @POLITICOEurope’s article on the industrial cloud
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@Telenorgroup

Findings by @TelenorResearch 's SmartLife study show that #cybersecurity awareness is on the rise in Asia and in the Nordics. This is music to the ears of cyber security experts.
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@LiseFuhr

#5G sentiment: “#Data shows that citizens are eager to hear more from governments & trusted sources, a unique opportunity for mayors & local leaders to engage in a positive dialogue on the use of tech for improving city life”, @AGropelli via @Cities_today
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The pandemic has seen a rise in #disinformation about #5G networks & #COVID19. There is no link between them. Today is @UN #PledgetoPause day. Join and help combat false & misleading information - here's how you can do it: takecarebeforeyoushare.org
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TECH

US slaps Google with antitrust suit, eyes possible breakup

Euractiv - 21 october 2020

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Verizon signs up Microsoft, Nokia to help clients build private 5G networks

Reuters - 20 October 2020

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European coronavirus tracing apps are crossing borders

Euractiv - 20 OCTOBER 2020

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Got any signal up here? Nokia to build mobile network on the moon

Reuters - 19 october 2020

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Events
OCTOBER
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,
28 October 2020, VIRTUAL EVENT

The German Presidency and the Conference on the Future of Europe: high hopes, low expectations

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NOVEMBER
PubAffairs Bruxelles,
10 November 2020, VIRTUAL EVENT

Opening the gate: Why and how to regulate large platforms acting as gatekeepers?

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POLITICO EUROPE
19 November 2020, VIRTUAL EVENT

Making digital work for SMEs in Europe

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