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15/12/2014
The focus of this study is to quantify the impacts of PCP procurement in Europe based on evidence from the ICT sector. Read more
15/12/2014
This study presents a very comprehensive assessment of retail fixed broadband access prices for a variety of broadband offerings including standalone and bundled services for eight speed categories. Read more
15/12/2014
This study monitors the progress on the broadband coverage objectives of the Digital Agenda (basic broadband access for all by 2013 and high speed broadband access with at least 30 Mbps download speed for all by 2020), i.e. the household coverage of different fixed and wireless broadband technologies with a special focus on Next Generation Access technologies. Read more
15/12/2014
Open Innovation 2.0 is about extensive collaboration among all the stakeholders in the innovation ecosystem, sharing ideas, results of intellectual creativity and co-creation among all involved. Text by Dr Gohar Sargsyan, MBA Read more
15/12/2014
The Digital Action Day took place on 29 September 2014 in Brussels, Belgium. It focused on how digital technologies are changing traditional EU industries and policy areas. This is how our OISPG rapporteur Visnja Istrat saw this year's edition of the event Read more
From 15/12/2014 to 20/02/2015
The Cloud for Europe project has announced the publication of a tender for the joint pre-commercial procurement (Joint PCP) for research and development on cloud computing services for public administrations. The purpose is to research and demonstrate solutions to overcome obstacles for the adoption of cloud computing by the public sector. Read more
15/12/2014
The objective of the study was to examine the potential role that commercial mobile networks – with associated economies of scale for commercial equipment (including handheld devices for end-users) – could play in ensuring the provision of mission-critical high-speed broadband communications in the following sectors in Europe: Public safety, civil protection and disaster relief (PPDR); Utilities – intelligent energy management systems and smart energy grids; Intelligent transport safety and transport management systems (ITS). Read more
15/12/2014
Traditional linear TV over broadcast networks dominates Audiovisual (AV) consumption today. This could change substantially by 2030 with fixed broadband and Wi-Fi playing a growing role in delivering and distributing video content – both as a substitute for, and a complement to, traditional broadcast networks. But there is considerable uncertainty over the scale of these effects, which require the construction of scenarios for AV consumption against which to assess the merits of a converged platform. Read more
15/12/2014
An EU research project is developing tools to help software engineers create energy-efficient code, which could reduce electricity consumption at data centres by up to 50% and improve battery life in smart devices. Read more
14/12/2014
Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission, and Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, issued a statement on the police raids and arrests of media representatives in Turkey. Read more

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