IEU DIGITAL INNOVATION Telegram 25 April 2017

Our telegram headlines today*: 


  • EU coordinates key spectrum to boost connectivity in run-up to 5G +++ 
  • Reforming radio spectrum management: no time to lose for the Digital Single Market - Blog post by Andrus Ansip +++ 
  • S&D: WiFi4EU - Free Wi-Fi for all Europeans +++ 
  • ECR: 120m euros for free public wifi not the way to move Europe into digital age +++ 


  • EU all set for free roaming from June - European Council +++ 


  • EU Justice Commissioner Jourová outlines the law enforcement challenges in the online world
  • Speech by EU Justice Commissioner Jourová on Law Enforcement Challenges in the Online Context - University of Luxemburg
  • Opening Address at Digital North - Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs


  • EU Parliament: E-commerce: ending unjustified geo-blocking across the EU - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • Subject files - Geo-blocking regulation - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • SPD: Geoblocking abschaffen (DE)
  • ECR: Van Bossuyt: Geo-blocking proposals could reduce consumer choice
  • BEUC: MEPs clear first hurdles to end discrimination in online shopping
  • Geo-blocking: IMCO committee disregards Europe’s cultural eco-system - Creativity Works!


  • EP CULT Committee: Safety first: protecting children from watching harmful videos online


  • S&Ds prioritise consumer protection and fair competition in the distribution of audiovisual media content
  • Etappensieg in der Regulierung audiovisueller Mediendienste errungen - SPD
  • Information pluralism endangered by Audiovisual directive vote - GUE/NGL


  • Antitrust: EU Commission confirms inspections in the mobile telecommunications sector in Sweden


  • Maltese Minister Mallia addresses Skills Gap Workshop- Google launches digital skills platform in Malta


  • What Future for the Book in the Digital World? - Geneva Internet Platform


  • DIFFERENCE DAY – 'The Truth about Fake News'!


  • Latest publications by the EBU
    • Igor Kadunc elected Director General of RTV Slovenia
    • MPEG-LA to explain DASH licensing terms at EBU BroadThinking
    • CJEU rules in favour of broadcasters' rights in 2nd TVCatchup case
    • And all that jazz! Euroradio marks International Jazz Day
    • EBU welcomes European Parliament’s vote on review of audiovisual media rules
    • EBU’s landmark Generation What project reveals picture of European youth


  • Working Party on Intellectual Property (Copyright) - Attachés
  • Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2010/13/EU on the coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the provision of audiovisual media services in view of changing market realities - Guidance for future work


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