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  • The European Parliament has rejected the proposed copyright reform approved by its Legal Affairs Committee, according Telecompaper. As a result, the legislation will be amended further before negotiations can start with the Council and Commission on a final text of the new directive.    The text approved last month by the legal affairs committee could have...
    06 Iulie 2018/ Continuare
  • The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate (EZK) is working on coverage obligations for the upcoming frequency auction. Operators will have to realize 98 percent coverage, per municipality, according Telecompaper. EZK does not intend to impose this obligation in protected nature areas. All Natura 2000 areas will be excluded, State Secretary Mona Keijzer...
    05 Iulie 2018/ Continuare
  • Telekom Romania today announces a new step forward in the company’s #Netliberare promise, by re-challenging the local telecommunications market through subscriptions without minimum contract period for residential mobile customers. “Romania is a very competitive market, with a very dynamic way of growing so, staying competitive in this environment requires...
    04 Iulie 2018/ Continuare
  • The US government appears set to reject a request from China Mobile for an operator licence in the US due to national security concerns, according Telecompaper. The National Telecommunications and Information Administration said it recommended the FCC deny China Mobile's request for a licence.    The Chinese operator requested the licence back in 2011, and...
    04 Iulie 2018/ Continuare
  • Samsung Electronics and Cisco announced they have completed a friendly-user trial and series of 5G demonstrations with Orange Romania in Floresti, Cluj, according Telecompaper. The three companies announced in February the first multi-vendor 5G fixed wireless trial in Europe. The trial makes use of Samsung’s 5G products including the virtualised RAN, a 5G...
    03 Iulie 2018/ Continuare
  • During the Demo Day event organized by Techcelerator, which took place on June 27 in Bucharest, the Most Promising start-up Award went to Safe Ride from Bucharest, an IoT embedded device with a mobile app for moto riders’ safety. This start-up will enter into the process of finalizing a new round of investments totaling EUR 20,000 from GapMinder Venture...
    02 Iulie 2018/ Continuare
  • Greek operator Cosmote added new services and functionalities to its 11888 giaola digital information service. The service helps users find information about businesses or public services and organise their day-to-day activities, according Telecompaper. The renewed platform offers products through the new website, the Android and iOS app and the call...
    02 Iulie 2018/ Continuare
  • The European Commission has launched another call for subsidies from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), this time awarding a total of EUR 12.4 million to finance projects in the areas of eHealth, eProcurement, e-Justice and online dispute resolution, according Telecompaper. The fourth call of subsidies under the 2018 CEF Telecom Work Programme aims to...
    29 Iunie 2018/ Continuare
  • Apple and Samsung have agreed to put an end to their seven-year battle over patent infringement. Terms of the legal settlement were not disclosed, according Telecompaper. Apple and Samsung Electronics told the judge at the US District Court for Northern California that they’d resolved the first filed but last remaining of the legal disputes, Bloomberg...
    28 Iunie 2018/ Continuare
  • Over a quarter (26.8%) of EU homes could access FTTP broadband services at the end of June 2017, up 3.2 percent points from a year earlier, according to the latest figures compiled by IHS Markit for the European Commission. VDSL coverage grew the fastest over the 12 months, to 53.4 percent of EU homes versus 48.2 percent a year earlier, while Docsis 3.0...
    27 Iunie 2018/ Continuare

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