Wayra demoDay 2014: Two years in the making

Wayra demoDay 2014: Two years in the making

Brussels 2014: A year in Review

Brussels 2014: A year in Review

Which kind of Right to be Forgotten?

Which kind of Right to be Forgotten?

2014 Learning Forum on Transparency and Human Rights in the Digital Age – Geneva

2014 Learning Forum on Transparency and Human Rights in the Digital Age – Geneva

On 1 December 2014, the Telecommunications Industry Dialogue and the Global Network Initiative (GNI) held the second of their two Joint Learning Forums for the year 2014. The Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) hosted the event, which focused on Transparency and Human Rights in the Digital Age and featured participants from the ICT industry, civil society […]

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Internet Governance: A Year in Review

Internet Governance: A Year in Review

December is the month for end-of-year reflections and new year predictions and no topic is riper for this than Internet Governance! It is interesting to look back on Wolfgang Kleinwächter’s predictions for 2014, one year on. 2014 could have apparently turned out to be nothing more than a “stumbling forward” year. Some may well argue […]

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AHCIET entrevista a Alejandro Vidal, miembro del departamento de Políticas Públicas e Internet de Telefónica, sobre la reunión de Plenipotenciarios de la UIT

AHCIET entrevista a Alejandro Vidal, miembro del departamento de Políticas Públicas e Internet de Telefónica, sobre la reunión de Plenipotenciarios de la UIT

“El principal logro [de la reunión de plenipotenciarios] ha sido que la UIT no ha cambiado su rol respecto al desarrollo y armonización de las Telecomunicaciones mundiales” ¿Que representa la reunión de Plenipotenciarios en el marco de la UIT? La conferencia de Plenipotenciarios es el máximo órgano del gobierno de la UIT, se reúne cada […]

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Thinking Things: testimonio de Francisco José Jariego Fente

Thinking Things: testimonio de Francisco José Jariego Fente

1-        Internet es, sin duda, un motor de cambio que está revolucionando nuestras sociedades y economías. Es por ello que en el Manifiesto Digital de Telefónica constatamos que la vida conectada o lo que se ha dado en conocer la Internet de las Cosas (IoT) constituye la próxima y apasionante fase de la evolución de […]

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‘We’ve got to do it our own way!’ His Royal Highness The Duke of York tells UK startup ecosystem

‘We’ve got to do it our own way!’ His Royal Highness The Duke of York tells UK startup ecosystem

‘Vital, it’s absolutely vital!’ said HRH The Duke of York when asked in an interview with Wayra UK how important it is for the UK to tread its own path in establishing itself as a global entrepreneurial hub. ‘Looking at entrepreneurs, looking at the venture capitalist business, looking at how business in different countries are […]

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Facebook/Whatsapp: análisis de competencia en la nueva economía digital (ii)

Facebook/Whatsapp: análisis de competencia en la nueva economía digital (ii)

Continúo con mi post de ayer en el que daba mi opinión sobre la decisión de la Comisión Europea de aprobar la compra de WhatsApp por Facebook. Mostraba mi preocupación porque dicha operación inicialmente no fuera a ser analizada por Bruselas: la aplicación de las reglas sobre umbrales de ingresos excluía su análisis. Creo que […]

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How can we achieve that users trust the future Internet of Everything?

How can we achieve that users trust the future Internet of Everything?

On Thursday 4th of December, the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) will gather representatives of public administrations, private sector and academia to explore the digital policy issues that Europe will need to address over the coming decade. In particular, this meeting will explore issues around trust, identity and security on the future Internet. I […]

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The kickoff of the Data Transparency Lab

The kickoff of the Data Transparency Lab

The kickoff of the D-lab last week was a very refreshing experience for the people who really care of a sustainable digital ecosystem. We do believe that it is the right way to go forward! In the digital ecosystem we work in a multistakeholder basis. Not only in issues related with its governance but also […]

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Facebook/Whatsapp: análisis de competencia en la nueva economía digital (i)

Facebook/Whatsapp: análisis de competencia en la nueva economía digital (i)

El pasado 3 de octubre la Comisión Europea aprobó la compra de WhatsApp por Facebook, en primera fase y sin ninguna condición. En primer lugar, sorprende que una operación que afecta a más de 1.700 millones de usuarios en todo el mundo y a más de 300 millones en Europa podría no haber sido siquiera […]

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Big Data for Social Good: Opportunities and Challenges

Big Data for Social Good: Opportunities and Challenges

We live in a world of data, of big data. Our digital and physical interactions are increasingly leaving digital traces behind, which leads to a big data revolution. Mobile phones are a powerful source of large-scale human behavioral data as it is the most widely adopted piece of technology in human history. In addition, mobile […]

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Will Europe be able to recover the leadership in the ICT sector in 5G era?

Will Europe be able to recover the leadership in the ICT sector in 5G era?

A new mobile generation has appeared approximately every 10 years since the first 1G system was introduced in 1981. Europe has been leading the adoption and development of the first generations. Europe is now lagging behind in 4G generation, trying to catch up. 5G is referred to as beyond 2020 mobile communications technologies, after current […]

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