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European Telecom Sector Welcomes Landmark Progress on Digital Service Regulation

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The European telecommunications industry applauds EU legislators for making progress this week on two key regulatory initiatives that have the potential to reshape the socioeconomic dynamics of digital platform ecosystems. The recent European Parliament’s vote on the Digital ...

GSMA-ETNO position paper on European Commission proposal for an Artificial Intelligence Act

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Download GSMA-ETNO position paper on AI regulation 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 based ...

GSMA Europe Newsletter – November 2021

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Learn about the latest GSMA Europe activities, upcoming events, recent reports and publications. GSMA Europe Newsletter – November 2021

Euractiv event: The importance of connectivity during and after the COVID-19 crisis

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Daniel Pataki, GSMA VP for Policy and Regulation & Head of Europe, Russia and CIS, spoke at the Euractiv event on the EU’s digital future and the value of connectivity. Daniel noted that while COVID-19 demonstrated that connectivity is essential, Europe still lags behind ...

The Mobile Economy Europe 2021

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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 alleviate the impact of the pandemic include zero-rating educational ...

GSMA Europe Newsletter – September 2021

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Learn about the latest GSMA Europe activities, upcoming events, recent reports and publications. GSMA Europe Newsletter – September 2021

GSMA Europe Newsletter – July 2021

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Learn about the latest GSMA Europe activities, upcoming events, recent reports and publications. GSMA Europe Newsletter – July 2021  

GSMA-EIF High-Level discussion on Europe’s Digital Transformation: Now to 2030

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On 30 June 2021, The GSMA and EIF hosted the 7th annual high-level virtual discussion on ‘Europe’s Digital Transformation: Now to 2030’ in the context of the MWC21 Barcelona, bringing together legislators, regulators, and stakeholders in the EIF and GSMA networks. ...

GSMA Europe Newsletter – June 2021

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Learn about the latest GSMA Europe activities, upcoming events, recent reports and publications. GSMA Europe Newsletter – June 2021

Digital Markets Act: Joint Position Paper by the GSMA and ETNO

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The GSMA and ETNO welcome the European Commission’s initiative to create a harmonised ex-ante instrument targeted at the providers of core platforms services designated as gatekeepers via the Digital Markets Act (DMA). Current legislative instruments are not sufficient to ...

GSMA Europe Newsletter – April 2021

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Learn about the latest GSMA Europe activities, upcoming events, recent reports and publications. GSMA Europe Newsletter – April 2021

Digital Services Act: Joint Position Paper by the GSMA and ETNO

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Since the adoption of the eCommerce Directive (eCD) in 2000, the use of digital services has increased considerably. Last year, almost 85 percent of all individuals in the EU-28, aged between 16 and 74 years, were using the internet regularly. At the same time, the variety ...

The GSMA and ETNO Response to the European Commission Consultation on the Digital Levy

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The European Union 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 taxed in a fair and transparent way with profits taxed ...

GSMA Europe Newsletter – March 2021

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Learn about the latest GSMA Europe activities, upcoming events, recent reports and publications. GSMA Europe Newsletter – March 2021

Telecom CEOs Join European Green Digital Coalition, Commit to Green and Digital Transformation

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Joint Statement by the GSMA and ETNO Brussels, 19 March 2021 – Today, 13 European telecom CEOs became founding members of the European Green Digital Coalition, and pledged their companies would be climate neutral by 2040 at the latest to accelerate the European Commission’s ...

The GSMA welcomes Europe’s Digital Decade goals

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Widespread high quality connectivity will be a backbone for Europe’s economic recovery The GSMA, uniting the global and European mobile industry, welcomes the Digital Decade goals announced today by the European Commission. Our vision is to unlock the full power of ...

Online Education – Transforming the Teaching and Learning of Digital Skills

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During COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of digital skills and online education has grown in precedence, as educational systems, companies and organisations rushed to go online. The shift to online schooling, accelerated by the COVID-19 crisis, requires not only appropriate ...

The GSMA responds to the European Commission consultation on BCRD Review

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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 in the short-term, ...

ePrivacy: European Telcos Support a Strong Alignment with GDPR

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Brussels, 10 February 2021 – Europe’s telecommunication industry is fully committed to the principle of confidential communications and supports the Continent’s ambition to lead the data economy. European citizens deserve access to digital services that are trustworthy and ...

Sovereignty, Resilience and Trust: Strengthening Europe’s Digital Economy after COVID-19

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The GSMA, on behalf of its European members, presents the mobile industry’s vision for 2021 and beyond in its latest report. Top priorities include delivering on the European Commission’s 5G Action Plan, building a distributed cloud and edge infrastructure and ...