The Commission has called on Belgium, Finland, Lithuania, Luxembourg and Portugal to implement the revised Public Sector Information Directive (PSI Directive, amended by Directive 2013/37/EU), which they had to do by 18 July 2015. The PSI Directive provides a common legal framework for a European market for government-held data (public sector information). Read more
The Commission has published full reports on the results of two DSM public consultations on the review of the telecoms regulatory framework and on the future needs for Internet speed and quality. Read more
The public consultation on the evaluation and the review of the regulatory framework for electronic communications networks and services took place from 11 September 2015 to 7 December 2015. Please find the synopsis report attached. Read more
The Digital Regulation Forum will debate ongoing developments of the digital industry as well as the forthcoming review of the EU regulatory framework for electronic communications.
It will cover many areas of interest for policy makers, market players as well investors and regulators: the new regulatory regime for telecoms, the role of national regulators, the need for internet speed and quality beyond 2020, the role of on-line platforms, the issue of market consolidation, net neutrality and the launch of 5G. Read more
Net Futures 2016 is a new innovative conference on the future of networks and, especially, the Future Internet. Net Futures 2016 will offer the opportunity to explore how the Future Internet can best serve and benefit from the Commission's Digital Single Market strategy. Read more
The Egg, Rue Bara 175, Side, 1070 Anderlecht; Belgium
This workshop will look at how social innovation can offer civil society and grass-root communities real measurable benefits, given the right business models and the support of shared data platforms. The Commission's Net Innovation Unit and the CAPS projects invite you to this social innovation showcase session (9:00 to 12:30 a.m.) at the Net Futures conference, taking place on 20 April 2016. Read more