Category Archives: Germany

Internet regulation: building consumer trust?

Today’s FT article by Vittorio Colao, CEO of Vodafone, highlights the importance of regulation for all the players in the on-line ecosystem – those building the pipes and plumbing of network infrastructure, those creating compelling content and services and those who provide search, … Continue reading

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Significance of mobile data growth

Whilst this blog often picks up on topical news, sometimes I am prompted to reflect on some of the meta-themes that provide the context for day-to-day news. I have recently been thinking about the issues facing the mobile telecoms industry over the medium term and it … Continue reading

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Mobile operators obliged to retain location information across Europe

There has been some coverage recently of the case of Mr Spitz. Malte Spitz is a German green party politician and privacy advocate. He went to court to obtain details of the location information stored by his mobile phone provider … Continue reading

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