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Telcos push EU to make big tech pay for network costs

Telcos push EU to make big tech pay for network costs

Reuters reports that European telecom operators are pressuring the European Union to implement new laws that make big tech pay for network costs. According to the report, telcos want to the European Union to adopt laws similar to those currently in place in Australia. In the past months, Europe... Read more

date24 days ago
‘Dutch schools store large amounts of data in US clouds’

‘Dutch schools store large amounts of data in US clouds’

Colleges and universities in the Netherlands reportedly store a disproportionate amount of data in major US public cloud environments. Nearly all Dutch universities use at least one US cloud environment. According to researchers from the Delft University of Technology, the University of Vienna a... Read more

date1 month ago
Deutsche Telekom and Orange urge big tech to shoulder network costs

Deutsche Telekom and Orange urge big tech to shoulder network costs

Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefonica and 13 other European telecommunications companies launched a bold drive for big tech to contribute to network expenses on Monday, referencing the energy crisis and EU climate change targets as justifications. The appeal comes as the European Commission seeks... Read more

date2 months ago
UK telco regulator announces probe into the cloud services market

UK telco regulator announces probe into the cloud services market

Ofcom, the UK's national telecom regulator, announced a probe into the competition in the cloud services market, a segment dominated by hyperscalers like AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud. Ofcom announced that it would investigate additional digital marketplaces within the next year, coverin... Read more

date2 months ago
EU will consult on big tech contributions to telco networks in 2023

EU will consult on big tech contributions to telco networks in 2023

According to EU industry director Thierry Breton, the European Commission will start discussions on whether internet companies should shoulder part of the expenses of Europe's telecoms network early next year. Europe's telecommunications providers have long advocated for financial contributions ... Read more

date3 months ago
‘Big tech should financially support network operators’

‘Big tech should financially support network operators’

The increase in big tech data traffic is forcing telecom operators to upgrade networks. Christel Heydemann, CEO of French operator Orange, believes it would be fair for big tech to provide financial support. The data traffic of big tech and large content providers is increasingly difficult to h... Read more

date5 months ago
German antitrust agency investigates Apple’s tracking policies

German antitrust agency investigates Apple’s tracking policies

Germany's antitrust agency is investigating Apple's tracking regulations for third-party applications. The agency wants to determine whether the tech giant is obstructing other businesses. Andreas Mundt, the agency's president, said that Germany favours data-friendly business models that offer ... Read more

date6 months ago
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