Finland’s Ministry of Transport and Communications is to prepare a national broadband strategy that aims to define the country’s broadband targets for the years 2025 and 2030.
The Somali cabinet has unanimously passed the draft National Communications Act, which aims to establish the legal, regulatory and institutional frameworks for the country’s thriving telecoms sector, notes TeleGeography.
Europe's largest mobile telecoms companies have called on European Union governments to end their resistance to awarding wireless spectrum licences for at least 25 years to encourage investment and innovation, reports Reuters.
BEREC, the body of European regulators, has replied to the European Commission’s consultation on the review of the ‘Commission guidelines on market analysis and the assessment of significant market power under the Community regulatory framework for electronic communications networks and services’ (the ‘SMP guidelines’).
Belgium’s TMT regulators, Vlaamse Regulator voor de Media, Conseil supérieur de l’Audiovisuel, Medienrat and BIPT, have published draft decisions on broadband internet and broadcasting, concluding that the retail broadband internet and television broadcasting markets are still characterised by competition shortcomings.
Guyana’s National Frequency Management Unit (NFMU) has switched on three spectrum monitoring stations that will allow the regulator to determine whether spectrum is being used illegally as well as detect and monitor licensed spectrum,...
About 20 million households and businesses in Africa will have wired internet connections by 2022, compared with 11 million in 2016, predicts TMT market research firm Dataxis. “Nonetheless, although wired broadband is on the rise with the progressive introduction of fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) in most developed countries,...
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) is to conduct an inquiry to determine the priority markets in the electronic communications sector.
Mariya Gabriel has been appointed as the new member of the European Commission for the digital economy and society.
A joint declaration by Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker aims to unite Japan’s and the EU’s data protection regimes.