Teresa Corbin represented INTUG at the 54th APECTEL meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, held in Japan, 31 Oct-4 Nov 2016. How to support free flow of data, next generation broadcasting, CA (conformity assessments) and MRA (mutual recognition agreements), were all on the workshop agenda.
The European Commission has proposed an overhaul of EU telecom rules, with new initiatives to meet Europeans’ growing connectivity needs and boost Europe’s competitiveness. These proposals are intended to encourage investment in very high-capacity networks and accelerate public access to Wi-Fi for Europeans.
“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, […]