Articles tagged with: Itu and Parliament

Making Use of Europe's Digital Dividend now to Counter the Economic Downturn

Following a meeting with the Head of the Hungarian Regulatory Authority and Chairman of the Radio Spectrum Policy Group an advisory group on radio spectrum set up by the Commission in 2002, The EU's Commissioner Reding has stressed the importance of the "digital dividend" for stimulating growth and competition on Europe's telecoms markets. more

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Viviane Reding Calls for Faster Number Portability in Europe

In a video message posted this morning on her website, Viviane Reding, the EU's Telecoms Commissioner, has called on the European Parliament and the Council of EU Telecoms Ministers to be ambitious in the coming days as they enter the final negotiations on a new set of EU rules strengthening competition and consumer rights. more

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Tajikistan Bans Mobile Phones in Schools

The parliament in Tajikistan has adopted amendments to laws on education which will now ban the use of mobile phones in all educational facilities in the country,  more

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Zambian govt seeks equity partner for telecom giant

The Zambian government on Friday stated that it was seeking an equity partner to help run the Zambia Telecommunications Company (ZAMTEL) because government has no funds to revive the giant state-owned firm. more

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Nokia Denies Threat to Leave Finland

Nokia has denied claims that the company would consider moving its HQ out of Finland if current laws on electronic surveillance were not changed. more

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Czech Republic Tries to Stop Media Talking about Phone Tapping

Journalist lobbying organisation, Reporters Without Borders has condemned a proposed criminal law amendment before the Czech republic parliament that would ban the news media from publishing any information about the tapping of phones by the police. more

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Satellite Operators Welcome Plans for International Harmonisation of Radio Spectrum

The European Satellite Operators Association (ESOA) has welcomed the result of the Telecoms Council vote on the Telecoms Package especially in regard to the provisions that call for coordination and harmonisation with international regulation and the exceptions to technology and service neutrality. more

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