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30/07/2015
The online catalogue featuring the exhibitors present at ICT 2015 is now published. Read more
24/07/2015
A new EU study looks at the level of remuneration paid to authors and performers in the music and audio-visual sectors in ten EU countries (France, United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Poland, Italy, Hungary, the Netherlands, Denmark and Lithuania). The Commission is looking for evidence whether, and to what extent, the differences that exist among the Member States affect levels of remuneration and the functioning of the internal market. Read more
24/07/2015
The European Commission is launching a 360° review of the EU telecoms rules. And it is asking people to provide input. Read more
24/07/2015
11 of the world’s top Venture Capital firms have named TripRebel the winner of Tech All Stars 2015, an EU-wide search to find Europe's best young startup company in order to connect them to funding resources, give them media exposure and celebrate European entrepreneurship. Read more
24/07/2015
Work is on-going to revise the DCAT-AP, a specification based on the Data Catalog Vocabulary (DCAT) of W3C. Financed by the Commissions Interoperability Solutions for Public Administrations (ISA) programme, DCAT-AP is currently being revised in order to better meet the needs of users. Read more
24/07/2015
The Commission issued a recommendation addressed to the Finnish Communications authority (FICORA)concluding that its proposal does not follow the EU recommended approach for calculation of mobile termination rates (MTRs). If adopted, the MTRs in Finland would be approximately 25% above the average rate set by regulators in the other EU Member States. In practice this means that Finnish consumers and all other Europeans making calls to Finland would pay more for their phone calls. Read more
20/07/2015
Following a three-month in-depth investigation the Commission issued a recommendation demanding the German regulator (BNetzA) to amend its fixed call termination rates in line with the EU recommended approach for the calculation of fixed termination rates (FTRs). BNetzA proposes to set FTRs for 53 operators at the same rate as it applies for Deutsche Telekom (DT), a rate which has previously been criticised by the Commission as being contrary to the EU regulatory framework and potentially leading to German consumer and businesses paying much more for their fixed telephony services than those just across the border. Read more
14/07/2015
Work is on-going to revise the DCAT-AP, a specification based on the Data Catalog Vocabulary (DCAT) of W3C. Financed by the Commissions Interoperability Solutions for Public Administrations (ISA) programme, DCAT-AP is currently being revised in order to better meet the needs of users. Read more
07/07/2015
Open Science is a broad term, covering the many exciting developments in how science is becoming more open, accessible, efficient, democratic, and transparent. This Open Science revolution is being driven by new, digital tools for scientific collaboration, experiments and analysis and which make scientific knowledge more easily accessible by professionals and the general public, anywhere, at any time. Read more
03/07/2015
Questions and answers on the public consultation on the Audiovisual Media landscape in Europe Read more

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