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Mission to Georgia helped build its regulatory framework Mission to Georgia helped build its regulatory framework

A 19 month project with over 190 expert missions to Georgia comprising Lithuanian, German and Polish experts has helped define secondary legislation and guidelines on communications in line with EU standards for the country.

  • Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Switzerland’s regulator reviews prices

Responding to requests from Sunrise and Salt, the Switzerland’s Federal Communications Commission (ComCom) has reviewed the prices charged for the regulated telecoms services offered by the incumbent, Swisscom.

  • Tuesday, 19 February 2019

France cannot impose “right to be forgotten” on Google France cannot impose “right to be forgotten” on Google

The advocate general of the European Court of Justice has given his opinion on the “right to be forgotten” conflict between France and Google, and the opinion is relatively simple: France does not have the right to impose its own considerations on a company which operates outside its jurisdiction, notes Telecoms.com. 

  • Wednesday, 23 January 2019

UK business body calls for a digital economy regulator UK business body calls for a digital economy regulator

Britain’s Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has called for a new, independent regulator that can play “a crucial role in building trust in the digital economy”. It says that current proposals risk falling short of the UK government’s ambition to be the best and safest place to build a digital business.

  • Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Germany aims to control not ban equipment vendors Germany aims to control not ban equipment vendors

Germany’s interior minister, Horst Seehofer, “has thrown his weight behind a proposal to reform Germany’s telecoms law to toughen security requirements on foreign network vendors”, reports Reuters, citing reports from the country.

  • Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Q&A Ulf Pehrsson Q&A Ulf Pehrsson

With Ulf Pehrsson, Ericsson's Head of Government and industry relations

  • Monday, 13 March 2017

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