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Consultation on Spanish Telecommunications Law: A Major Regulatory Development for Instant Messaging and VoIP Services

A preliminary draft of the new Spanish telecommunication law subjects Internet-based communication providers, of services such as instant messaging and...

16 Sep 2020 Opinion
Consultation on Spanish Telecommunications Law: A Major Regulatory Development for Instant Messaging and VoIP Services
Global Tech into 2021: International Advisory Board Predictions

Global Tech into 2021: International Advisory Board Predictions

On 29 July, the Access Partnership Advisory Board met to discuss key vectors that will shape policy for the technology...

14 Sep 2020 Opinion
Digital Latam: Who Wants to Talk About Passive Infrastructure?

Digital Latam: Who Wants to Talk About Passive Infrastructure?

There has been an ongoing discussion (and rightly so) about the importance of connectivity and digital services during this pandemic....

8 Sep 2020 Opinion
Digital Latam: Net Neutrality – A Strategic Tool For Society

Digital Latam: Net Neutrality – A Strategic Tool For Society

In the first article of our “Digital Latam” series, dedicated to digital policy developments in Latin America, Access Partnership’s Senior…
26 Aug 2020 Opinion
Access Alert: President Trump’s WeChat Ban Impact on Business Operations

Access Alert: President Trump’s WeChat Ban Impact on Business Operations

TikTok Ban Gets More Press On 6 August 2020, U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning transactions related...

24 Aug 2020 Opinion
Q&A with Martha Suarez: We Need to Continue Connecting People

Q&A with Martha Suarez: We Need to Continue Connecting People

In the final interview of our series of Q&As with Access Partnership’s advisory board members, the President of Dynamic Spectrum Alliance…
7 Aug 2020 Opinion
Digital Latam: Smart Cities – The Long Latin American Road

Digital Latam: Smart Cities – The Long Latin American Road

Despite this growing trend of smart cities, the definition and concept have yet to be properly understood or defined. Access…
6 Aug 2020 Opinion
Q&A with Stephen Pattison: The Public Debate About Technology Should Be a Two-Way Exchange

Q&A with Stephen Pattison: The Public Debate About Technology Should Be a Two-Way Exchange

In the penultimate interview of our series of Q&As with Access Partnership’s advisory board members, the Vice President for Public Affairs at Arm,…
30 Jul 2020 Opinion
Connectivity and COVID-19: The Case for Improved Wi-Fi Access has Never Been Clearer

Connectivity and COVID-19: The Case for Improved Wi-Fi Access has Never Been Clearer

Wi-Fi has been a lifeline for many during the global pandemic, facilitating work, socialising, schooling and entertainment. Access Partnership estimates…
28 Jul 2020 Opinion
EU-US Data Transfers: What’s Next and What Should Companies be Doing?

EU-US Data Transfers: What’s Next and What Should Companies be Doing?

On 16 July, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) invalidated the EU-US Privacy Shield and ruled that companies…
27 Jul 2020 Opinion
Q&A with Simon Bax: Quality Content Should be Respected and Remunerated

Q&A with Simon Bax: Quality Content Should be Respected and Remunerated

In the third interview of our series of Q&As with Access Partnership’s advisory board members, the Chairman and CEO of Archant, Simon…
24 Jul 2020 Opinion
Harmonising Global Policy as a Path to Fair Tech

Harmonising Global Policy as a Path to Fair Tech

To define what is meant by Fair Tech and identify the challenges that need to be solved to achieve it,…
22 Jul 2020 Opinion
Q&A with Nancy Victory and Mike Senkowski: The Global Pandemic is Accelerating Change in the Telecoms and Tech Sectors

Q&A with Nancy Victory and Mike Senkowski: The Global Pandemic is Accelerating Change in the Telecoms and Tech Sectors

In the second interview of our series of Q&As with Access Partnership’s advisory board members, DLA Piper’s Partners and Co-Chairs…
21 Jul 2020 Opinion
European Court Strikes Another Blow at Transatlantic Personal Data Flows

European Court Strikes Another Blow at Transatlantic Personal Data Flows

Access Partnership · Flash Update | Schrems II: What Next for EU-US Data Transfers? Europe’s top court has invalidated the...

16 Jul 2020 Opinion
It’s Time the Civilian Sector Had Its Own DARPA

It’s Time the Civilian Sector Had Its Own DARPA

The Endless Frontier Act is a bipartisan initiative to solidify the United States’ leadership in scientific and technological innovation through…
7 Jul 2020 Opinion
Q&A with Ed Vaizey: Making the Right Decisions When Adopting New Technologies

Q&A with Ed Vaizey: Making the Right Decisions When Adopting New Technologies

In the first interview of our series of Q&As with Access Partnership’s advisory board members, the former UK Minister for Culture,…
16 Jun 2020 Opinion
Impact of COVID-19 on the Civil Aviation Industry

Impact of COVID-19 on the Civil Aviation Industry

The civil aviation industry has been among the most severely hit sectors from the global pandemic. In order to restore…
10 Jun 2020 Opinion
Connectivity and Green Transition to Power Europe’s Covid-19 Recovery

Connectivity and Green Transition to Power Europe’s Covid-19 Recovery

As European economies emerge from hibernation the European Commission has rolled out ambitious proposals to support European member states. The…
8 Jun 2020 Opinion
The Digital Services Act: Will the EU Break the Internet?

The Digital Services Act: Will the EU Break the Internet?

The European Commission has formally kicked off its ambitious plans to re-shape the online world by opening a public consultation…
3 Jun 2020 Opinion
An Insight into the ITU Filing Procedures

An Insight into the ITU Filing Procedures

Richard Eite Engineer, Regulatory Engineering Satellite communications provide wide area coverage, but have the potential to cause radio interference unbounded...

1 Jun 2020 Opinion
Is Fair Tech Chinese, European or American?

Is Fair Tech Chinese, European or American?

In China, fair tech means tech that supports social order. In Europe, fair tech supports privacy and human rights. In…
18 May 2020 Opinion