IEU DIGITAL Telegram 29 Nov 2016



Our telegram headlines today*:




# ROAMING

  • End of roaming charges: Industry MEPs cap wholesale prices for use of networks
  • S&Ds push for an ambitious wholesale cap reduction to abolish roaming charges in June
  • EU-Abgeordnete Meißner (ALDE/FDP): Roaming-Gebühren bis Juni 2017 abschaffen
  • BEUC: European Parliament clears one of last hurdles for end of roaming fees in EU

# PORTABILITY

  • Watch your online films anywhere in the EU: MEPs back cross-border portability
  • No borders for online content - EuroparlTV
  • Vote du rapport Portabilité : faciliter l’accès des contenus en ligne aux citoyens lors de leurs déplacements à travers les différents Etats membres de l’Union européenne - Jean-Marie Cavada 
  • S&D: New portability rules will ensure consumers can access their online content wherever they go in Europe
  • ALDE: Digital single market: citizens will soon enjoy wider access to online content across the EU
  • BEUC: European Parliament gives green light for consumers to use online subscriptions when abroad
  • BusinessEurope: Joint industry statement on the free flow of data

# GEO-BLOCKING

  • Amendments 42 - 164 - Addressing geo-blocking and other forms of discrimination based on customers' nationality, place of residence or place of establishment within the internal market - PE 594.031v01-00 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

# DATA PROTECTION

  • EU Commission Answer - The Privacy Shield programme and the legality of PRISM - E-006873/2016
  • EU Commission Answer - Breaches of data protection - E-007589/2016

# TELECOMS REGULATION

  • Competition and investment in telecoms - EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
  • Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) - EU Legislation in Progress - European Parliamentary Research Service 
  • EU Commission requires the Portuguese regulator to grant regulated access to fibre in rural and remote areas
  • EU Commission halts Italian proposal to set asymmetrical termination rates
  • UK Ofcom publishes proposed Annual Plan for 2017/18
  • UK Ofcom Update on plans to reform Openreach
  • Huawei: Tech students present Digital Manifesto to EU decision makers

# ROBOTICS

  • EU Commission Answer - Future steps on advanced robotics - E-006570/2016
  • Robotikbericht im JURI: Abstimmung verschoben - EU-Abgeordneter Jan Philipp Albrecht (Die Grünen)

# WIFI

  • EU Commission Answer - WiFi access in cities - E-007496/2016
  • WIFI4EU – Promotion of internet connectivity in local communities - EU Legislation in Progress - European Parliamentary Research Service 

# CYBER SECURITY

  • EU Commission supports cross-border cooperation for cybersecurity
  • CDU/CSU-Fraktion im Bundestag: Telekom-Unternehmen müssen Verantwortung für Cybersicherheit gerecht werden
  • Gesamtverband der Versicherungswirtschaft: Cyberrisiken sind versicherbar

# E-COMMERCE INQUIRY

  • E-Commerce Sector Inquiry - BEUC comments on the preliminary report

# DIGITAL SKILLS

  • Let’s code the future for European jobs! - The Digital Single Market Blog

# INTERNET GOVERNANCE

  • Public Policy in the Digital Age - Geneva Internet Platform
  • The GIPO initiative is taking part in the dialogue with the IGF community during the Internet Governance Observatories Open Forum
  • GIPO Observatory Tool will be showcased during European Commission Open Forum

# AVMS-D

  • EU-Rahmenbedingungen für Fernsehen und Internet - EU-Abgeordneter Jan Philipp Albrecht (Die Grünen)

# EBU

  • 11th News Assembly explores changing face of journalism
  • EBU sees 5G as an opportunity for Public Service Media
  • VRT wins 2016 Gunnar Høidahl Award for excellence in the Eurovision News Exchange

# EU REGISTERS

## EU COMMISSION
  • ### DG CNECT
## EU PARLIAMENT
  • EU Commission Answer - Provenance of funding for the acquisition by successful bidders of auctioned television licences in Greece - P-006990/2016
## EU COUNCIL
  • Cm 5057 2016 Init WORKING PARTY ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION SOCIETY
  • St 14772 2016 Init Digital Single Market initiatives - Information from the Commission
  • St 14711 2016 Init Encryption: Challenges for criminal justice in relation to the use of encryption - future steps - progress report


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