EU citizens travelling to any other EU Member States will have no roaming charges while making phone calls, texting or surfing online with their mobile phone or device using their home country's SIM card. The European Commission has successfully worked to remove roaming charges.
Glasvezel De Wolden is one of the five winners of the European Broadband Awards 2016 competition. This bottom-up community driven initiative resulted in a super-fast fibre optic network connecting every home and company in the municipality. This is an excellent example in of high socio-economic impact and affordability.
Vice President for the Digital Single Market, Andrus Ansip stated that "as of 15 June 2017 people will be able to switch on mobile services, especially data, without fear of high bills while travelling in the EU."
The new version 2.0 resulting from the combined work of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) and OneM2M now makes the interoperability language SAREF modular and multi-domain. It also standardises the first 3 modules/extensions and proposes the creation of several more.
The European Commission will soon launch a call for tenders for a service contract of a maximum value of EUR 60.000.The purpose of this call for tenders is to set up an EU-wide repository of requests for the re-use of public sector information (SMART 2016/0088).
The next European Film Forum (EFF) will take place alongside the Vilnius Film Festival “Kino pavasaris”. It will focus on promotion and prominence of the audiovisual works and it will be organised during the 8th edition of "Meeting Point Vilnius" - an international film industry event accompanying the Vilnius Film Festival.
The Contact Committee has been established to monitor the implementation of the Audiovisual and Media Services Directive and the developments in the sector as well as to offer a forum for the exchange of views.
OpenAire will present the preliminary results from the two-year FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot during this workshop. It will use this opportunity to gather input from the participants on a Roadmap towards a qualitative and sustainable open access publishing market - one of the intended outcomes of the pilot.
The Research Data Alliance (RDA) builds the social and technical bridges that enable open sharing of data. The RDA vision is researchers and innovators openly sharing data across technologies, disciplines, and countries to address the grand challenges of society.