European Businesses Need a Single Digital Market

After Thursday’s European Council meeting, INTUG issued the following statement: INTUG supports the timely adoption of the ‘Connected Continent’ package and champions the Council’s call on the legislators to exam it in-depth.

Benefits of Providing Business Users with a Single Market for Communications

Today INTUG published its position on the economic and social benefits of providing business users with a single market for telecommunications and sent a accompanying letter to President Barroso and Vice President Kroes of the European Commission.

INTUG Sends Open Letter to European Commission

Last week INTUG sent an open letter to EC Vice President Kroes, the EU Mission in Washington DC and the US Trade Representative, regarding disparities between regulations for non-discriminatory access to communications services on both sides of the Atlantic.

INTUG Publishes End User Requirements for Corporate Customers

In view of the implementation of the new decoupling rules on public mobile communications networks within the EU, which should bring more competition to the international roaming market after July 2014, INTUG was asked to summarize the end user requirements for corporate customers.

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 […]

EU Digital Single Market for Business Communication Worth 90 Billion, Study

The economic loss of a fragmented market for electronic communication services for businesses amounts to 90 billion according to a study commissioned by INTUG and ECTA.

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.

EC Proposes Radio Spectrum Sharing for Improved Efficiency

Last week the European Commission unveiled plans to deal with the exponential growth in mobile and wireless data traffic by enabling wireless technologies, including broadband, to share the use of the radio spectrum. Such an approach would lead to greater mobile network capacity, cheaper wireless broadband, and new markets such as tradable secondary rights for […]

INTUG Publishes Paper on Dysfunctional Mobile Market

INTUG just published a new position paper on the shortcomings of the international market for mobile services. The publication is intended as a call to action for regulators, multinational customers (MNCs) and mobile operators. A truly international approach to services for business users would offer a host of benefits for all players – and even […]

EU Reaches Preliminary Deal on Roaming Solutions

MEPs and representatives of the Council and the European Commission have reached a preliminary deal on new EU Roaming rules, following the commission’s proposal from last year.