Tag: Digital Agenda

Tag: Digital Agenda

CNIL opinion on health passes

CNIL opinion on health passes for COVID-19 vaccination and screening, touching on several aspects of its implementation and use.    Since the world’s introduction into this COVID-19 health crisis, well over a year ago, there have been various measures implemented to facilitate people working, socializing, and living what can be considered a “normal” life. In

Can the EU digital market be more than a buzzword?

Dr Bostjan Makarovic examines what a single European digital market should comprise of and why it is neccesary.

Regulatory case law, March 2015: broadcasting sports online, reduced VAT in electronic books and action against an NRA

The European Court of Justice ruled on broadcasting sports online, reduced VAT in electronic books, and taking action against a decision of the NRA.

Monthly Roundup, December 2014: climate talks in Peru and recycling electronics

A new climate agreement is reached in Lima, the EU Digital Agenda highlights its past year, and people are recycling their old electronics.

Monthly Roundup, May 2014: Aphaia at FTTx Summit Europe

This past May: Aphaia's Chief Consultant Dr Bostjan Makarovic spoke at the FTTx Summit in London about innovative views on superfast broadband policy and regulation. Naturally, we tweeted the whole event for you - read what was said at the conference after the jump.

Aphaia in Delo: commitments would lower the selling price of Telekom Slovenije

Aphaia’s Chief Consultant Dr Boštjan Makarovič reviewed for the Delo newspaper the proposal by the Slovene Minister of education, science and sport Jernej Pikalo to introduce to the purchase contract of the Slovene incumbent operator Telekom Slovenije a provision stating that any potential buyers must further develop the operator.

Green light for ‘Connected Continent’

Despite some severe criticism, the Council of the European Union green lit the 'Connected Continent' telecoms reform package in its meeting yesterday in Brussels.

‘Connected Continent’: Full analysis of the European Commission telecoms proposal now out!

We are happy to announce that our full SWOT analysis of the Framework Proposal is now available, containing an in-depth review of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the 'Connected Continent' proposal.

»Instant solutions appealing to users being sought«

Aphaia’s Chief Consultant Boštjan Makarovič commented on the European Commission’s plans to harmonize European telecoms prices for the Slovene newspaper Delo. Such harmonisation could have as a consequence a lack of investment and the downfall of small operators, agrees Makarovič.

Monthly Round Up: June 2013

June saw the Think.Eat.Save anti-food waste campaign, the rise of the PRISM spying scandal, the implementation of e-Call, the automated emergency call in cars, and has reminded us that roaming charges in the EU will once again be lowered come July. All this and more in our latest monthly round-up.