Neelie Kroes Responds to INTUG’s Letter on Apple’s Restrictive Practices

EC Vice President Neelie Kroes has responded to the letter sent by INTUG on 25 February 2014 regarding Apple’s restrictive practices on 4G networks.

INTUG Weighs in on Apple’s Restrictive Practices on 4G Networks

INTUG has sent a letter and a short report to EC Vice President Neelie Kroes and EC Commissioner Joaquín Almunia outlining INTUG’s ongoing concerns regarding Apple’s restrictive practices on 4G networks.

INTUG Addresses Inaugural BEREC Stakeholder Forum

INTUG was a panellist in a well attended workshop on Wednesday in Stockholm, hosted by Goran Marby, BEREC Chairman and Head of the Swedish NRA.

Europe to Enjoy Twice as Much 4G Spectrum as US

The European Commission yesterday decided to add another 120 MHz to the radio spectrum portfolio for 4G technologies, such as LTE around the 2GHz band.

Standards for “True 4G” Agreed at ITU Assembly

This week the specifications for next-generation mobile technologies – IMT-Advanced – were agreed by the ITU Radiocommunication Assembly in Geneva. The IMT-Advanced standard allows for capabilities that go beyond IMT-2000, widely deployed since 2000 and commonly referred to as 3G mobile technologies.

Mobile Data Rates Lowest in Japan, Highest in US

U.S. mobile users pay more than USD40 a month for 2GB of data while Japanese mobile users pay just over USD10 for the same plan (4G LTE speeds – Verizon for the U.S.), according to an infographic by the blog Android Tablet Fanatic.

INTUG Responds to EC Consultation on Mobile Roaming

Business users still report little progress in reducing mobile communication costs, improving service quality and coverage, and they continue to experience difficulties in obtaining global contracts, adequate billing and reporting, according to INTUG’s response on a EC consultation on the regulation of mobile communication.