ENISA Pushes National Roaming Ideas

The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) has proposed that mobile phones be able to use alternative networks – from competing operators – within their country of residence to enhance the resilience of mobile networks.

The Future of Integration in the Cloud

Why is managing your “Master Data” in the Cloud indispensable for getting the maximum benefit out of the stored information? Informatica Ibérica CEO and board member of Spanish telecoms user group Autelsi Manuel Martín shares his opinion.

TTIP: Are Telecom, Media and Internet Dominating the Agenda?

INTUG Executive Vice President Nick White participated in an International Institute of Communications (IIC) event in London on Tuesday 8 July, which was organized to exchange views on the latest EU/US Trade negotiations.

Business Needs Taken Seriously at EC’s Info Session

Last week a public information session organized by the European Commission’s Directorate General Connect on the telecommunications market signaled that there is growing attention for the specific needs of businesses in a European single market.

EC Accelerates Single Telecoms Market Plans

The European Commission is speeding up its proposals for new single telecoms market regulations. The EC will probably present its plans by June rather than the earlier announced target date of October.

BEREC Debriefs 14th Plenary, No Structural Separation for Roaming Services

Last week European regulator BEREC published a debriefing on the outcome of its 14th Plenary.

40% of European Enterprises Unsatisfied with Connectivity Supplier

A survey commissioned by US network supplier Ciena indicates that almost 4 in 10 Western European enterprises are unsatisfied with their current connectivity supplier.

Allen & Overy Compares Cyber Security Strategies on Both Sides of Atlantic

In February the European Commission launched a cyber security strategy for the EU aimed at increasing capabilities and preparedness towards security incidents such as hacking or technical failures. Hard on the heels of the EU’s efforts to promote a culture of security risk management, US president Obama’s administration introduced an Executive Order on Improving Critical […]

EC Publishes Roadmap for Wireless, More Spectrum Released

The European Commission has just released an indicative roadmap for Wireless Communications as part of its Radio Spectrum Policy Programme (RSPP) leading up to 2015, which includes releasing 1200MHz of spectrum for Wireless Broadband. The EU is lagging behind its broadband coverage target of making 30Mbps broadband access for all EU citizens.

BEREC Publishes International Roaming Benchmark Data Report January – June 2012

BEREC published its Benchmark Data Report on International Roaming for January – June 2012. For voice roaming services, average EEA prices are near the regulated caps. This suggests that providers see little attraction in competing on Eurotariff rates, despite the fact that there is a significant margin between typical wholesale prices and retail caps.