0
Broadband

EC and European Committee of Regions launch joint broadband platform

Thursday 12 October 2017 | 15:10 CET | News
The European Commission and the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) have announced the launch of a joint platform to help high-speed broadband reach all European regions, above all rural and sparsely populated areas. Topics of discussion will include policy and governance, technology, regulatory framework and financial opportunities, said the EC, adding that the inaugural meeting will also discuss the new 'WiFi4EU' initiative to install free Wi-Fi hotspots in public squares, parks, hospitals and other public spaces across the EU.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Fixed
Companies: European Commission
Countries: Europe
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

EU-wide 'WiFi4EU' hotspot initiative gets final go-ahead

Published 09 Oct 2017 13:44 CET | Europe
The European Council has given its final approval to the new 'WiFi4EU' initiative to install free Wi-Fi hotspots in public ...

EC sticks to telecom reform proposals as EU states push for changes

Published 28 Sep 2017 11:10 CET | Europe
The European Commission is sticking to its proposals for reforming telecom regulation, despite a push from from some EU member ...

Liberty Global CEO critical of EU push for new regulatory framework

Published 27 Sep 2017 10:54 CET | Europe
Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries is concerned about the European Commission's plans for new regulations, especially regarding ...

Telecom lobby groups call for EU to re-think Digital Single Market legislation

Published 26 Sep 2017 15:25 CET | Europe
Europe's leading telecom associations have called on EU leaders to get back on track with the Digital Single Market initiative ...

Over three-quarters of EU homes can access 30Mbps broadband - study

Published 26 Sep 2017 08:29 CET | Europe
Over three-quarters (75.9%) of EU homes had access to high-speed broadband services at the end of June 2016, while 96 percent ...

EU parliament approves 'WiFi4EU' hotspot initiative

Published 12 Sep 2017 15:56 CET | Europe
The European Parliament has approved the new 'WiFi4EU' initiative to install free Wi-Fi hotspots in public squares, parks, ...

EU parliament committee delays vote on telecoms reform

Published 22 Jun 2017 15:36 CET | Europe
The lead committee of the European Parliament on the new EU telecoms regulation has postponed its vote until September. The ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

17 Oct SCTE Cable-Tec Expo
20 Oct Ericsson Q3 2017
22 Oct RIPE 75
23 Oct Orange Belgium Q3 2017
23 Oct Logitech fiscal Q2
23 Oct Telecoms Energy Efficiency Forum
23 Oct ETSI IoT Week
23 Oct Intelligent Cities Exhibition & Conference
24 Oct Telekom Austria Q3 2017
24 Oct AT&T Q3 2017
24 Oct Corning Q3 2017
24 Oct Akamai Technologies Q3 2017
24 Oct America Movil Q3 2017
24 Oct Juniper Networks Q3 2017
24 Oct Millicom Q3 2017
24 Oct Megacable Q3 2017
24 Oct Texas Instruments Q3 2017
24 Oct FCC meeting
24 Oct Capacity Europe
24 Oct Telco Data Analytics Europe
24 Oct Broadband World Forum
24 Oct Customer Expo 2017
25 Oct Mellanox Q3 2017
25 Oct Telefonica Brasil Q3 2017
25 Oct Digital Realty Q3 2017
25 Oct Telenor Q3 2017
25 Oct NXP Semiconductors Q3 2017
25 Oct Norway telecom statistics H1 2017
25 Oct European Smart Homes
25 Oct Communic Indonesia
::: More Calendar Items