Nuestra receta a los retos de Internet y del mundo digital_

Nuestra receta a los retos de Internet y del mundo digital_

_ La semana pasada, Christoph Steck, Director de Políticas Públicas e Internet de Telefónica, explicó los retos de Internet y del mundo digital_ en la VI Jornada de las Cátedras Telefónica en la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. El contexto: Estamos inmersos en una Revolución Digital Para abrir el debate Christoph inició su charla subrayando el […]

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The digital revolution has arrived to our cities

The digital revolution has arrived to our cities

We believe in Smart Cities. We are transforming cities in Spain making them more efficient, responsible, sustainable, and ultimately, smarter. We are leading multiple smart city projects to tackle a diverse range of variables – which undoubtedly improve and change the ways their citizens live and work -, such as: • sustainability and energy efficiency […]

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ITU Plenipot in a glance

After three weeks of work and discussions in Busan (South Korea) and several months of preparatory meetings in all regions of the world, the PP14 has got an end. More than 2,500 participants from 170 countries reached agreements to approve 71 resolutions, some new and others, the most, modifications of existing ones. The headline is […]

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¿Cuándo fue la última vez que apagaste el móvil?

¿Cuándo fue la última vez que apagaste el móvil?

El 93% de los españoles admite que lleva siempre consigo el dispositivo móvil aunque no le preste atención y Tuenti Móvil ha salido esta semana a la calle a preguntar a la gente si recuerda cuándo apagaron su móvil por última vez. El resultado ha sido bastante revelador: la mayoría de la gente no lo […]

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Jean Tirole, a Nobel Prize to the man who put rigor into the economic analysis of regulation

  This October, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Economics to the French economist Jean Tirole, for his research on “Market Power and Regulation”. As such, the work of Tirole has had a great influence on the regulation of the telecommunication market in the European Union; in fact, one […]

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Two-thirds of Gen Y-ers Confident They Can Impact Their Local Worlds

Two-thirds of Gen Y-ers Confident They Can Impact Their Local Worlds

A fresh update to the largest-ever survey of more than 6,700 Millennials across Latin America, the United States and Western Europe has found that today’s 18-30 year olds are strikingly optimistic about their prospects for the future. I find this heartening, given most Gen Y-ers are having to kickstart their careers during a post-downturn phase […]

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Telefónica México y el Manifiesto Digital

Telefónica México y el Manifiesto Digital

El pasado martes 4 de noviembre tuvo lugar en México D.F. el evento de presentación del Manifiesto Digital de Telefónica. En el Centro Cultural Casa Lamm, los participantes tuvieron la oportunidad de conversar con el Ing. Miguel Calderón, VP de Regulación y Relaciones Institucionales de Telefónica México y Ernesto Piedras, Director General de the Competitive […]

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Our view on President Obama’s statement on Net Neutrality:  We need to preserve the Open Internet, but regulation is not the way forward

Our view on President Obama’s statement on Net Neutrality: We need to preserve the Open Internet, but regulation is not the way forward

Even for veterans of policy making, this week provided an unusual surprise: The President of the United States of America, President Barack Obama, announced the intentions of his government to preserve the Open Internet by asking the FCC, the independent regulator for communication, to implement the strongest possible rules to protect Net Neutrality by reclassifying […]

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Why current data brokering is simply not sustainable

Why current data brokering is simply not sustainable

Changes must be made to the way businesses and individuals understand and more critically, manage personal data. This was the idea behind a talk I delivered (as part of the Policy and Advocacy session) at Mozilla’s recent, annual MozFest. The festival is dedicated to forging the future of the open web, discussing solutions to the […]

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To Stop Our Millennials From Becoming a Lost Generation, We Need to Listen to What They’re Saying

To Stop Our Millennials From Becoming a Lost Generation, We Need to Listen to What They’re Saying

Millennials have been the hardest hit by the global recession, yet the members of this ambitious generation remain optimistic about their future and the future of their countries. Deeply committed to education, staunch believers in social responsibility and convinced that technology has improved and can continue to improve their lives, these digital natives have clear […]

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Telefónica España y el Manifiesto Digital

Telefónica España y el Manifiesto Digital

¿Qué dicen otros stakeholders sobre el Manifiesto Digital? Si un valor tiene el debate que organizamos en el Espacio Fundación Telefónica es haber podido sumar voces y opiniones en torno a los grandes desafíos del mundo digital. La cooperación entre todos aquellos que participamos en el desarrollo de este mundo es esencial. No podemos alcanzar […]

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