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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 ...

GSMA Europe Newsletter – January 2021

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

GSMA Comments on the Review of the NIS Directive

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The threat landscape has changed dramatically since the NIS Directive came into play in 2016, and the GSMA urged the European Commission to update and expand the directive to meet current risks and future challenges to ensure 5G technology is secure. The GSMA welcomes the ...

Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act: Statement of the European Telecoms Industry

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The European telecommunications industry welcomes today’s announcements by the European Commission. We are optimistic that the EU can set the global standard for competitive, non-discriminatory, responsible and fair digital markets with today’s publication of the Digital ...

New Report: Perceptions of Power: Championing Female Leadership in Tech

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The EQUALS global partnership for digital gender equality published a pilot study today entitled “Perceptions of Power: Championing Female Leadership in Tech.” The study examines how men and women in middle and senior management positions define leadership. This is critical ...