Free Flow of Data: INTUG Signs Joint Industry Letter + VP Ansip Weighs in During Speech

“Removing existing data localization rules would bring the EU’s economy an estimated EUR 8 billion of additional economic activity annually. Preventing unjustified data localization would save the EU economy EUR 52 billion per year”. These are just a few of the arguments laid out in a letter signed by INTUG and many other industry associations, […]

INTUG Responds to CEPT Consultation on Indoor Coverage

The issue of mobile indoor coverage is currently under consideration in several CEPT (European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations) administrations. The ECC (Electronic Communications Committee) of  CEPT put together a consultation to collect best practices on mobile indoor coverage.

What Impact Will the EU’s Proposal on Forced Data Localization Have? Danielle Jacobs Guest Blogs on Blogactiv

European Commission Vice President, Andrus Ansip, has called for an end to forced data localization within the EU’s Single Market.

INTUG Presents CoC for Software Publishers to Software Asset Managers and Publishers  

INTUG discussed our proposal for a Code of Conduct (CoC) for Software Publishers with around 100 top Software Asset Managers from major international companies, at Software Asset Management (SAMS) Europe, in Berlin.

INTUG Signs Joint Industry Letter to Commissioner Oettinger on Moving Towards a Gigabit Society

INTUG and 29 other associations signed a joint letter to Commissioner Oettinger highlighting their support for the measures taken by the Commission that help to achieve a true Digital Single Market, and outlining issues and concerns regarding a new strategy for sustainable broadband investments.

Net Neutrality: BEREC Publishes its Guidelines

BEREC has published its Guidelines of “common rules to safeguard equal and non-discriminatory treatment of traffic in the provision of internet access services and related end-users’ rights”: i.e. Net Neutrality.

EuroCIO and INTUG Join Forces to Ensure Stronger Representation of Business ICT Users in Europe

The European CIO Association (EuroCIO) and INTUG have adopted a cooperation agreement to work closely together to actively promote professional users’ interests at the international and European levels.

INTUG Getting a Voice in Plans for Global Roaming Policy

Jan van Alphen, board member at the International Telecommunications User Group (INTUG), representing business users, was invited to be part of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) consultation on International Mobile Roaming. This consultation is part of the Let’s Roam the World initiative, launched in 2015 by Mr Brahima Sanou, Director of ITU’s Telecommunication Development Bureau.

BTG Gets the Ball Rolling on the e-SIM

With the increase in machine-to-machine (M2M) communication, the need for a solution that allows companies to change mobile operator without physically changing the sim card in each and every device becomes more urgent.

INTUG Shares Comments with BEREC on Net Neutrality Guidelines: Position

INTUG firmly supports net neutrality as a key force for market competition, but Open Internet rules should not be applied to business users in the same way as to end users.