Europe vs USA telecom public policy: New rules for new times? (2. Europe lagging behind)

Europe vs USA telecom public policy: New rules for new times? (2. Europe lagging behind)

  We have recently seen some debates surging around policy models in USA and Europe. Recently Luigi Gambardella, ETNO executive chair, said the European sector wants to invest in infrastructure and modernization, but needs the right conditions to do so, knowing that investors can get a return on what they put in. In the previous […]

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São Paulo launch of the 2014 Telefónica Global Millennial Survey

“To understand our future, we need to understand better the Millennial generation”. That’s the view of Alec Ross, senior fellow, Columbia University, and former senior innovation advisor for Hillary Clinton. Over 150 people attended the global launch event of our Global Millennial Survey 2014, in São Paulo, Brazil, which took place at Transamérica Expo Center, […]

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Un video vale más que mil palabras: El Manifiesto Digital

Un video vale más que mil palabras: El Manifiesto Digital

  El Manifiesto Digital, como nos gusta decir, es un documento vivo, abierto al debate y a la confrontación de ideas. Y es que la complejidad del ecosistema digital que integra agentes muy diversos nos conduce a crear espacios de acuerdos necesarios para garantizar su sostenibilidad en el tiempo. Un paso muy significativo en esta […]

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Europe vs USA telecom regulatory models and policy objectives: New rules for new times? (1. Regulatory models)

Europe vs USA telecom regulatory models and policy objectives: New rules for new times? (1. Regulatory models)

  We have recently seen some debates surging around policy models in USA and Europe. Both geographies are at a policy breaking point, USA debating competition and Open Internet policy (never ending “net neutrality” discussion) and the EU with a new Commission, revisiting the existing regulatory framework and Telecom Single Market proposals. Policymakers are well […]

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Former Latam Presidents believe Millennials should fill ‘vacuum of leadership’

Former Latam Presidents believe Millennials should fill ‘vacuum of leadership’

After delivering Telefonica’s recent Global Millennial Survey (GMS) findings to young leaders from across 190 countries, Ronan Dunne, CEO Telefonica UK, welcomed four former Latin American presidents onto the stage at the One Young World Summit in Dublin, Ireland. President Alejandro Toledo (Peru), President Ardito-Barletta (Panama), President Vicente Fox Quesada (Mexico) and President Pastrana (Colombia), […]

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Think Digital! ETNO y la Agenda Digital Europea

Think Digital! ETNO y la Agenda Digital Europea

Hoy termina la reunión de la 46 ª Asamblea General de la Asociación ETNO en Estocolmo, asociación que reúne a los principales operadores de telecomunicaciones de la Unión Europea. Previsiblemente a principios de noviembre, con la nueva Comisión Europea, tendremos un nuevo “momentum” de la Agenda Digital Europea. Nadie discute que Europa necesita ser más […]

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Data: The New Currency?

Data: The New Currency?

On October 15, I had the honor to give the keynote address of a big data event organized by European Voice in Brussels, just after the opening by Neelie Kroes (by video). The participants were a mixture of European Commission, businesses, NGOs, associations, start-ups, regulation and privacy specialists. A “digitally literate” audience, evidenced by the […]

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Telefónica Plans Week of Digital Skills Activities for Europe Code Week

Telefónica Plans Week of Digital Skills Activities for Europe Code Week

Europe Code Week is taking place place for the second time between Saturday, October 11th and Friday, October 17th, 2014 and aims to celebrate coding, the art and science of talking to computers as well as digital skills development. Telefónica alongside the European Commission is part of this movement with activities for young people in […]

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The Anxiously Optimistic Generation

The Anxiously Optimistic Generation

The world is increasingly a young person’s game. As the Millennial generation comes of age, everyone – from politicians to employers to advertisers – wants to figure out what Millennials want and what drives them. Now a new, remarkable piece of research sheds some light. This survey shows three major trends likely to shape our […]

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Millennials are optimistic, focused on their careers, and ready to take control of their own future

Millennials are optimistic, focused on their careers, and ready to take control of their own future

A survey by Telefónica of more than 6,700 Millennials across Latin America, the United States and Western Europe found that today’s 18-30 year-olds – the Millennial generation – are largely satisfied with their lives and decidedly optimistic about their prospects for the future. Nowhere is that optimism more evident than in Latin America.    The survey, […]

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Survey to be discussed at largest gathering of Millennials on the planet

Survey to be discussed at largest gathering of Millennials on the planet

Ronan Dunne (@ronandunneo2), Chief Executive Officer of Telefónica UK (O2) and member of the Telefónica SA Executive Committee, will discuss this year’s Global Millennial Survey at One Young World in Dublin, Ireland in front of 1,300 Millennial leaders from 190 countries. The session itself will be streamed LIVE via the GMS homepage on Thursday, 16th […]

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