Europe’s Bid to Regulate AI Worldwide
Gaia-X, Mother Cloud
Introducing Saudi Arabia’s National Strategy for Data and AI
Access Partnership Announces the Launch of a New Advisory Board
TRPC Joins Access Partnership to Bolster Advisory Service in Asia Pacific

Europe’s Bid to Regulate AI Worldwide

On 21 April, the European Commission presented its proposal for a European regulatory approach to artificial intelligence, adopting a risk-based attitude with strict rules for high-risk systems. This proposed regulation is a move against aggressive surveillance and bias in AI organisms and demonstrates Europe’s commitment to safeguarding individual rights in a time of disruptive technological…

22 Apr 2021 - Opinion

Gaia-X, Mother Cloud

Germany’s Gaia-X proposal for a European cloud network aims to foster a European cloud market based on interoperability, security and storage guarantees. The objective is to end Europe’s current reliance on US cloud service providers and create companies that can scale and effectively compete out of Europe. Is this easier said than done?

17 Dec 2019 - Opinion

Introducing Saudi Arabia’s National Strategy for Data and AI

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a growing digital and technological powerhouse. According to the European Centre of Digital Competitiveness (ECDG), the Kingdom was the top digital riser (country with the single most increase in its digital competitiveness) within the Group of 20 (G20) over the last three years. The Saudi Data and AI Authority…

22 Oct 2020 - Opinion

Access Partnership Announces the Launch of a New Advisory Board

Ed Vaizey, Mike Senkowski, Nancy Victory, Simon Bax and Stephen Pattison appointed to provide expert consultancy as part of new Access Partnership initiative

6 Jul 2020 - Press

TRPC Joins Access Partnership to Bolster Advisory Service in Asia Pacific

Step consolidates group’s ability to shape national rules around tech so all stakeholders get a fair deal in the process. London (UK), June 1st 2021 — Access Partnership, the tech sector’s global public policy firm, announced today that it has integrated TRPC, a Singapore-based research and advisory firm that develops policy solutions for international development funds,…

1 Jun 2021 - Press

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Access Alert | Brazilian telecom regulator approves Strategic Plan for 2023-2027; Peruvian government begins reorganisation of 800 MHz band

Access Alert | Brazilian telecom regulator approves Strategic Plan for 2023-2027; Peruvian government begins reorganisation of 800 MHz band

Two key Latin American countries have demonstrated a strong interest in expanding broadband coverage, fostering investment, and maintaining industry dynamism. On 18 November, Peru’s Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) began the reorganisation of the 800 MHz band, seeking to increase the spectrum available for IMT use. On 21 November, Brazil’s national authority for telecommunications…

25 Nov 2022 Opinions
Access Alert | Colombia allocates the entire 6 GHz band for unlicensed use

Access Alert | Colombia allocates the entire 6 GHz band for unlicensed use

On 18 November, Colombia’s National Spectrum Agency (ANE) published Resolution 737, officially adding the 1.200 MHz that comprise the 6...

22 Nov 2022 Opinions
SDGs and Space in Africa

SDGs and Space in Africa

AfricaCom 2022 recently concluded. As the premier event for the telecoms industry in Africa, there were many key discussions on...

18 Nov 2022 Opinions
Access Alert | China’s World Internet Conference 2022

Access Alert | China’s World Internet Conference 2022

China held its annual World Internet Conference 2022 (WIC 2022 / 世界互联网大会) in Wuzhen between 9-11 Nov 2022, with the...

14 Nov 2022 Opinions

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Impact of Hyperscale Cloud on the UAE’s SMEs and Start-ups

Impact of Hyperscale Cloud on the UAE’s SMEs and Start-ups

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is making significant progress on its growth path towards economic diversification, with non-oil sectors contributing...

29 Nov 2022 Reports
The Metaversality Index 2022

The Metaversality Index 2022

The metaverse has been defined as the convergence of our physical and digital lives to create a virtual community where...

15 Nov 2022 Metaverse Policy Lab
Inflight Connectivity: challenges and opportunities in Latin America 

Inflight Connectivity: challenges and opportunities in Latin America 

During the last two decades, satellite technology has evolved rapidly, allowing for newer commercial applications, making end-user (residential) connectivity more...

2 Nov 2022 Reports
High Altitude Platform Stations can bridge the digital divide, globally. What’s missing? 

High Altitude Platform Stations can bridge the digital divide, globally. What’s missing? 

High Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS) have the potential to reduce the digital access gap worldwide. Finding a way to make...

1 Nov 2022 Reports

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World Trade Organization | DDG González: “More cooperation on digital will create trade opportunities, reduce costs”

World Trade Organization | DDG González: “More cooperation on digital will create trade opportunities, reduce costs”

This article was originally published on www.wto.org on 12 October 2022.  It has become increasingly clear that the absence of...

18 Nov 2022 Press
Satellite Connectivity: The Key to Digital Transformation in Africa

Satellite Connectivity: The Key to Digital Transformation in Africa

Addressing the digital divide is a priority for all African countries, and satellite connectivity will play an increasingly important role...

14 Nov 2022 Press
pressperu.com | Value of Digital Technology Exports May Reach USD 140 Billion By 2030

pressperu.com | Value of Digital Technology Exports May Reach USD 140 Billion By 2030

This article was originally published on pressperu.com on 03 November 2022.  Washington, D.C. – At an event hosted by the...

10 Nov 2022 Press
parlamentario.com | Digital technology exports in the region could reach US$140 billion by 2030

parlamentario.com | Digital technology exports in the region could reach US$140 billion by 2030

This article was originally published in parlamentario.com on 04 November 2022.  According to a study by the Access Partnership, the...

9 Nov 2022 Press