ETNO-GSMA position paper on the Cyber Resilience Act
Monday 20 Mar 2023 | Cyber | Position Paper |
The Cyber Resilience Act (CRA) proposal comes at a time when European society, its citizens and businesses have been dealing with a crisis period marked by the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine. The telecommunications sector has ...
GSMA position paper on the European Commission proposal for a Regulation laying down rules to prevent and combat child sexual abuse
Wednesday 28 Sep 2022 |
The GSMA takes this paper as an opportunity to share its views on the Commission’ proposal
Joint ETNO and GSMA Position on the EC Proposal for a Data Act
Monday 18 Jul 2022 | Data Act | Position Paper |
The GSMA and ETNO would like to suggest some improvements that are necessary for the regulation to meet its objectives and bring real value with benefits for EU citizens, companies and public administrations.
Use of the UHF band in Europe | A new look at an old debate
Friday 1 Jul 2022 |
Increased spectrum availability is a pre-requisite for sustainable investments and increased welfare. The European mobile market has some disadvantages compared to its North American and East Asian peers, particularly in terms of ...
European Commission consultation on the proposal for a Cyber Resilience Act | GSMA Accompanying Written Response
Friday 27 May 2022 |
The GSMA welcomes the opportunity to provide input to the European Commission’s public consultation on the proposal for a Cyber Resilience Act. We generally support the initiative to introduce cyber resiliency requirements throughout ...
Harmonisation of the 3800-4200 MHz band | GSMA Europe Position Paper
Thursday 2 Jun 2022 |
The GSMA wishes to raise concerns about the risk that restrictive technical conditions may cause to the premise of service neutrality as well as the risk that such approaches may breach Article 45 of the European Electronic Communications Code (EECC).
Strategy Paper for Circular Economy: Network Equipment
Tuesday 1 Mar 2022 |
This strategy paper analyses how the network equipment used within the telecommunications ecosystem can evolve towards a circular business model.
The AI Ethics Playbook
Thursday 24 Feb 2022 |
This playbook is intended as a practical tool to help organisations consider how to ethically design, develop and deploy AI systems.
The Mobile Economy 2022
Monday 28 Feb 2022 |
The GSMA Mobile Economy series provides the latest insights on the state of the mobile industry worldwide.
Mobile Policy Handbook 2022
Sunday 27 Feb 2022 |
This handbook draws on the association’s unique insight into the mobile sector and presents it in a practical way for those who want to explore the issues and unleash the value of mobile technology in their own market.
GSMA-ETNO position paper on European Commission proposal for an Artificial Intelligence Act
Monday 8 Nov 2021 | Position Paper |
The GSMA and ETNO welcome the initiative of the European Commission to propose a Regulation on Artificial Intelligence, and notably the central role of the risk-based approach, which keeps citizens at the centre and is ...
The Mobile Economy Europe 2021
Monday 27 Sep 2021 | Report |
The European mobile industry has been instrumental in keeping consumers and businesses connected throughout the pandemic, despite changes in data consumption patterns and demand. Actions from operators to ...
Understanding 5G – A guide for local communities
Tuesday 21 Sep 2021 |
Today connectivity is essential to accomplish many of our daily activities. Telecommunications infrastructure is the backbone for digitalisation and will power an economic recovery that is smarter, greener and more inclusive.
Digital Markets Act: Joint Position Paper by the GSMA and ETNO
Thursday 6 May 2021 |
An ambitious and balanced DMA has the potential to lead the way, globally, in improving market dynamics in the field of digital services. It can create competitive and innovative markets that deliver superior results for citizens in Europe and worldwide.
Digital Services Act: Joint Position Paper by the GSMA and ETNO
Monday 26 Apr 2021 |
The GSMA and ETNO believe the DSA has the potential to restore citizens’ trust and increase consumer protection online by creating a harmonised EU legal framework applicable to all service providers offering their content, goods or services within the EU.
The GSMA and ETNO Response to the European Commission Consultation on the Digital Levy
Wednesday 14 Apr 2021 |
The European Union (‘EU’) needs a modern, stable regulatory and tax framework to appropriately address the developments and challenges of the digital economy. We therefore consider it appropriate for the digital economy to be ...
The GSMA Responds to RSPG Opinion on Additional spectrum needs
Friday 26 Mar 2021 |
Mobile operators are partners with the governments to ensure good quality ICT infrastructure and are also trying to meet the demand from citizens and business for more data, speed, resilient networks, higher connectivity, flexibility, ...
The GSMA Responds to RSPG Opinion on Spectrum Sharing
Friday 26 Mar 2021 |
The Radio Spectrum Policy Programme is a mean to support key Union policy areas: the European Gigabit Society, the European Green Deal, New industrial strategy for Europe and Shaping Europe’s digital future. It is therefore ...
The GSMA Responds to the Draft RSPG Opinion RSPP
Friday 26 Mar 2021 |
The GSMA welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the next phases of the RSPG and the European Commission’s work via a response to the public consultation on the future of the RSPP program. The program must be focused on exploring ...
Open and Virtualised Radio Access Networks: An Explanatory Guide for Policymakers
Thursday 11 Feb 2021 |
Open and Virtualised Radio Access Networks, An Explanatory Guide for Policymakers, provides an overview of the shift to open and virtualised RAN, and outlines a number of enablers that policymakers should consider to support the ...
The GSMA responds to the European Commission consultation on BCRD Review
Tuesday 2 Mar 2021 |
Widespread high quality connectivity will play a significant role in the response to the COVID-19 crisis, as it will ensure network stability and lay the foundations for future economic growth. Investments in widespread connectivity will help sustain jobs
Sovereignty, Resilience and Trust: Strengthening Europe’s Digital Economy after COVID-19
Tuesday 2 Feb 2021 |
The GSMA, on behalf of its European members, presents the mobile industry's vision for 2021 and beyond in its latest report.
European Commission and GSMA partners on Data4Covid
Monday 1 Feb 2021 |
Anonymised and aggregated data, which are being processed by telecom operators, can help better understand and predict the spread of the COVID-19, evaluate the effectiveness and the implementation of public health policies and ...
IMT Spectrum Demand: Estimating the mid-bands spectrum needs in the 2025-2030 timeframe
Monday 14 Dec 2020 |
A report by Coleago Consulting Ltd. The GSMA endorses the findings and conclusions of this report. 5G will bring major benefits to end users over the coming years. Starting ...
Adopting International RF-EMF Exposure Guidelines: Benefits for 5G Network Deployment in Russia
Thursday 12 Nov 2020 |
The Russia Federation expects commercial 5G networks in 10 cities with more than 1 million people by the end of next year, but the rollout could be faster and cheaper if the government adopts updated international safety guidelines for ...
The Mobile Economy Russia & CIS 2020
Wednesday 11 Nov 2020 |
The Covid-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the digital landscape in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region and around the world. Mobile operators in the region have engaged with the public and private sectors on ...
Review of the Radio Spectrum Policy Programme
Thursday 15 Oct 2020 |
The Radio Spectrum Policy Program (RSPP) has been at the core of the EU communication framework since 2012, making it instrumental for the development of 4G networks across the continent. Most of its provisions are still relevant today ...
GSMA Europe 26 GHz Spectrum Policy Paper
Wednesday 14 Oct 2020 |
The experience of the last 20 years has demonstrated that demand for harmonised spectrum for mobile broadband has been growing year over year. Driven by unit price reductions that are hard to match in other sectors, usage of mobile ...
GSMA-ETNO Position Paper on the New Consumer Agenda
Tuesday 6 Oct 2020 |
The telecoms sector is characterised by evolving service, improved trust, and enhanced customer relationships. A result of strong competition between providers, innovation and considerable ongoing investments in networks and services, ...
GSMA comments on the European Commission public consultation on NIS Directive Review
Friday 2 Oct 2020 |
The threat landscape has changed dramatically since the NIS Directive came into play in 2016, and the GSMA today urged the European Commission to update and expand the directive to meet current risks and future challenges to ensure 5G ...
GSMA Views on the Review of the Electronic Identification Regulation and Potential New European Digital Identity
Thursday 1 Oct 2020 |
The GSMA, specifically representing the European Mobile Network Operators involved in Identity Services in this instance, expressly welcomes the Commission's approach to revise and expand the eIDAS Regulation. We favour a combination ...
GSMA’s Views on the European Commission’s Public Consultation on the European Democracy Action Plan
Monday 14 Sep 2020 |
GSMA Response to the Public Consultation on the Review and Prolongation of the Current Roaming Regulation
Thursday 10 Sep 2020 |
The GSMA responded to the European Commission’s Public Consultation on the Review and Prolongation of the current Roaming Regulation.
GSMA-ETNO Position Paper on a New Competition Tool
Wednesday 9 Sep 2020 |
The GSMA & ETNO associations, which represent the vast majority of telecom operators in the European Union, welcome the opportunity to provide input to DG Competition on the possibility to introduce a New Competition Tool (NCT).
Is mobile technology energy efficient?
Monday 7 Sep 2020 |
A Telecoms Industry View on the Digital Services Act
Monday 7 Sep 2020 |
We believe that the digital economy is a broad, diverse ecosystem. One in which innovation thrives through collaboration and competition, but also through shared responsibility and accountability across global value-chains.
GSMA Comments on the European Commission’s Initiative for Reviewing the BCRD
Monday 13 Jul 2020 |
The GSMA welcomes the EC’s initiative to review the Broadband Cost Reduction Directive (BCRD), agrees that it needs to be reviewed in light of current technological, market and regulatory developments and shares its objectives.
GSMA Position Paper on the European Green Deal
Monday 22 Jun 2020 |
We welcome the Green Deal initiative which is an essential initiative to reduce the risks related to climate change.
#MEPcast discussion with MEP Anna Michelle Asimakopoulou and Maria Sotiriou from the GSMA
Tuesday 5 May 2020 | Video |
COVID-19 Privacy Guidelines
Wednesday 8 Apr 2020 |
As COVID-19 continues to spread rapidly in many parts of the world, some governments and other agencies are making requests for data or insights held by mobile network operators (MNOs) and other companies. Data and insights from ...
Key comments to the EC proposal of Implementing Regulation for SAWAPs
Wednesday 1 Apr 2020 |
Our organizations welcome the European Commission proposal to give effect to the SAWAP provisions of the EECC to allow harmonized light deployment regimes leveraging simple criteria such as volume, emission power and compliance of SAWAP installation
GSMA – ETNO joint response to the OECD Update Statement
Wednesday 1 Apr 2020 |
ETNO and the GSMA provide their comments below in response to the ‘Statement by the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS on the Two-Pillar Approach to Address the Tax Challenges Arising from the Digitalisation of the Economy’. We ...
GSMA response on EU competition rules on horizontal agreements
Wednesday 12 Feb 2020 |
The GSMA has submitted a response to the European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition Consultation on EU competition rules on horizontal agreements. Overall, the GSMA believes that current instruments have been so far ...
Mobile Taking Climate Action
5G and the Energy Transition
Telecommunications and Cable Industry Note on the Draft e-Privacy Regulation
Friday 24 Jan 2020 |
The GSMA, ETNO and Cable Europe, as the voice of Europe’s leading telecom and cable operators, have been heavily invested in the debate surrounding the draft e-Privacy Regulation, since its publication in January 2017. We have ...
GSMA Position Paper on eCall Support and Mobile Network Evolution
Friday 22 Nov 2019 |
Executive summary The GSMA is and remains fully committed to ensure the successful deployment of eCall, both now and in the future cooperating with all relevant stakeholders, including vehicle manufacturers and ...
EMF Forum 2019
Tuesday 7 Jan 2020 | Video |
Towards a competitive spectrum mix for Europe
Thursday 18 Jul 2019 | Video |
A European investment climate to support 5G roll-out
Tuesday 1 Oct 2019 | Video |
The Mobile Economy Russia & CIS
Tuesday 8 Oct 2019 |
Russia will lead the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in the commercialisation of 5G services, with the region’s other markets all launching 5G networks by 2025. 5G networks have the potential to transform the digital economy for businesses and cit
Connected vehicles technology showcase and networking event – Interviews with 5GAA
Connected vehicles technology showcase and networking event – Interviews with Orange
Connected vehicles technology showcase and networking event – 10 September 2019
Wednesday 25 Sep 2019 | Video |
Connecting Vehicles with C-V2X
Monday 2 Sep 2019 | Video |
Connected vehicles will drastically improve road safety, traffic efficiency and environmental progress – but only with a reliable, secure technology that has the backing of a strong ecosystem. This technology is C-V2X (Cellular ...
Connecting Vehicles Today and in the 5G Era with C-V2X
Monday 2 Sep 2019 | Report |
“Backed by a strong and diverse ecosystem of suppliers, C-V2X is commercially available and poised for widespread deployment in both vehicles and roadside infrastructure. Extensive testing and trials have demonstrated that ...
GSMA ETNO Position paper on the proposal for a regulation on preventing the dissemination of terrorist content online
Monday 1 Jul 2019 | Position Paper |
This document provides for GSMA and ETNO members’ position on the European Commission’s proposal for a regulation on preventing the dissemination of terrorist content online (TCR). GSMA and ETNO fully endorse the objective of the ...
Europe should avoid a false start on C-ITS: industry calls for Council to object the rushed adoption of the Delegated Act
Tuesday 25 Jun 2019 | Letter |
As the Council of the European Union prepares to decide on the Delegated Regulation on Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS), we call upon Member States to formally object to the current version of the Delegated Act.
5G in Russia: a local and global view on the way forward
Thursday 6 Jun 2019 | Report |
5G is widely viewed in Russia as a necessity for the creation of a new and more competitive national economy. The implementation of 5G networks should be considered by regulators not as just a new technical advancement in telecoms but as a condition for de
Digital Single Market Priorities for the European Policy Makers 2019-2024
Conversations at MWC19: Pilar del Castillo MEP
Telecoms as the “Secured Data Hub” for the Digital Society
Friday 22 Feb 2019 |
Data is the fuel for great customer experience and opportunities in the future
A European Strategy on Artificial Intelligence: The Mobile Industry’s Perspective
Monday 18 Feb 2019 |
GSMA Winter Celebration: Gender Diversity in the Digital Era
Thursday 14 Feb 2019 |
GSMA Winter Celebration: EU Commissioner Gabriel on Women in Digital
Monday 11 Feb 2019 |
GSMA and ETNO present their views on European Commission’s draft delegated act on C-ITS
Monday 11 Feb 2019 | Position Paper |
The GSMA and ETNO underline the regulatory importance of the Delegated Act. It is a crucial piece of legislation, not only to make Europe’s roads safer and smarter, a goal that the telecom industry fully supports, but it will also have ...
GSMA views on the proposal establishing a European Cybersecurity Competence Centre and a Network of National Coordination Centres
Thursday 24 Jan 2019 |
The GSMA welcomes the EU proposal establishing a European Cybersecurity Competence Centre and a network of National Coordination Centres. Given the importance of strengthening the global competitiveness of Europe’s cybersecurity ...
GSMA Response to the Draft Ethics Guidelines for Trustworthy AI
Monday 21 Jan 2019 |
The GSMA supports the European Commission’s endeavour to maximise the benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) while minimising the risks to individuals and communities, and appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Commission’s ...
GSMA Europe Public Policy Position on Award Best Practice
Friday 18 Jan 2019 |
Mobile network operators play a vital role in the world of today, requiring digital connectivity everywhere and around the clock. These critical national infrastructures responsible for delivering nearly all kinds of voice and data ...
GSMA Europe Public Policy Position on Spectrum for Vertical industries
Friday 18 Jan 2019 |
Mobile operators are beginning the pre-commercial activity of their 5G networks, and will soon start the commercial ones. For verticals, the importance as 5G connectivity will be vital to ensure they have the best connectivity to ...
Joint GSMA-ETNO response to the BEREC public consultation on the Draft BEREC Report on Terminating Contracts and Switching Provider
Friday 18 Jan 2019 |
ETNO and GSMA find it surprising that BEREC has decided to look into contract termination and provider switching while the relevant regulation has been updated and significantly tightened – even including new far-reaching provisions on ...
GSMA-ETNO response to the BEREC public consultation on the Common Position on Mobile Infrastructure Sharing
Friday 18 Jan 2019 |
The BEREC common position on mobile infrastructure sharing takes a backwards-oriented view on competition in mobile telecommunication services. For these common positions to be valid for the future, they need to at least take into ...
Policies for a Competitive European Data Economy
Tuesday 4 Dec 2018 |
The Future of EU Consumer Protection: What is the way forward?
Tuesday 20 Nov 2018 | Video |
Mobile Economy Russia and CIS 2018
Tuesday 30 Oct 2018 |
Our new study reveals how Russia will lead the CIS region into the 5G era over the coming years, as operators invest in rapidly building out 5G coverage across the country’s population, following the launch of the region’s first 5G networks in 2020.
GSMA/ETNO position paper on the European Commission’s Proposal for a Regulation on preventing the dissemination of terrorist content online COM(2018) 640
Friday 30 Nov 2018 | Position Paper |
GSMA and ETNO fully endorse the objective of the European Commission to effectively tackle the dissemination of terrorist content online. At the same time, we are concerned that the draft regulation could have unintended effects
Europe’s leadership in connected and automated driving depends on technology-neutral, innovation-oriented policies
Monday 12 Nov 2018 |
Serious concern has arisen in the telecoms and transport industries over the restrictive content of the forthcoming Delegated Act on Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS).
Harmonisation of antenna deployment policies necessary for efficient 5G rollout
Friday 2 Nov 2018 |
The 7th GSMA EMF Forum was held on 16 October 2018 at the GSMA Europe offices in Brussels. It discussed the proposed updated international radio frequency exposure guidelines, the latest scientific developments and new approaches to ...
Laszlo Toth, GSMA, on 5G in Europe
Interview: Andrus Ansip
Friday 14 Mar 2014 | Video |
Interview: EU Commissioner for Digital Economy & Society
Thursday 10 Mar 2016 | Video |
Ministerial Programme 2016 : Interview with Michal Boni
Ministerial Programme 2016 : Thibaut Kleiner
Mobile World Congress 2016
Thursday 14 Jan 2016 | Video |
Highlights of the Ministerial Programme at Mobile World Congress 2016
Wednesday 30 Mar 2016 | Video |
Mats Granryd, DG, GSMA at the UN General Assembly
Friday 23 Sep 2016 | Video |
#EIFAsks: Are Europe’s 5G ambitions realistic?
Mobile World Congress 2017 Highlights
Thursday 6 Apr 2017 | Video |
Mobile 360 Privacy and Security
Thursday 25 May 2017 | Video |
Feature: Mobile 360 Europe 2017 highlights
Wednesday 18 Oct 2017 | Video |
The Role of Mobile in the FinTech Revolution
The Role of Mobile in the Drone Ecosystem
The Future of Regulation in the Data Economy
Wednesday 7 Feb 2018 | Video |
Digitalising Healthcare in Europe
Wednesday 4 Apr 2018 | Video |
Conversations at #MWC18MP: 5G
Conversations at #MWC18MP: Creating a Better Future
Monday 14 May 2018 | Video |
Conversations at #MWC18MP: Artificial Intelligence & Innovation
The rise of OTTs: user trends & policy challenges
Monday 18 Jun 2018 | Video |
GSMA Mobile Money celebrates the International Day of Family Remittances with Alexander De Croo
Friday 15 Jun 2018 | Video |
Enhancing fairness in Platform-to-Business relations
Thursday 28 Jun 2018 | Video |