Dear group members,
This week President Juncker gave (on Wedensday) the 2016 State of the Union
address. You can find the whole text here:
The Digital Single Market is a key priority for this Commission. Below you can
find also the press release relative to improved internet connectivity for all
citizens and businesses in Europe.
On this occasion the Commission proposed an ambitious overhaul of EU telecoms
rules with new initiatives to meet Europeans' growing connectivity needs and
boost Europe's competitiveness. These proposals will encourage investment in
very high-capacity networks and accelerate public access to Wi-Fi for Europeans.
Communication and Staff Working Document - Connectivity for a Competitive
Digital Single Market - towards a European Gigabit
Action Plan and Staff Working Document Communication - 5G for
European Electronic Communication
Regulation on the Body of European Regulators of Electronic Communications
Regulation on the promotion of Internet connectivity in local communities and
public spaces (WiFi4EU)
In view of preparing the Madrid meeting, could you please signal which EU
developments (if any) would be most interesting to discuss.
Programme Officer - Future Connectivity Systems