REGULATION IN ACTION
Data-driven regulation: the regulator's new tool
TOMORROW BY THE NUMBERS
This is the number of satellites that Elon Musk wants to send into low earth orbit (below 2,000 km) to provide global Wi-Fi connectivity. His main competitor, OneWeb, says that around 900 satellites would suffice. (Source)
In the spotlight
Isabelle Kocher, CEO of Engie
NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
MySpeed, the Indian regulator's crowdsourcing application
The Pikachu theorem
"We cannot be in a perpetual state of conflict; and it is entirely in operators' interest to get on board."
Patrick CHAIZE, president of AVICCA, senator for the Ain and mayor of Vonnas (source)
MEANWHILE IN BRUSSELS
Changes to the EU telecoms framework
Arcep, telling it like it is
"On 30 August the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) published its guidelines on net neutrality. A great leap forward for the open internet! Thanks to this clear roadmap, NRAs have the basis to enforce the European regulation in a consistent fashion in each Member State.
Head of the "Open Internet" Unit
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Stakeholder Forum - 17 October 2016 - Brussels
Hosted every year by BEREC (Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications), the next Stakeholder Forum will be devoted to the review of the EU regulatory framework for telecommunications. Arcep, which is managing this year's event, plans on addressing the topics of connectivity and the digital environment. EU Commissioner for Digital Economy, Gunther Oettinger, and several telco CEOs will be on hand.
27 September 2016 in Brussels
Sébastien Soriano, Chairman of Arcep and BEREC Chair in 2017, will deliver the closing keynote for this one-day conference
27 September 2016 in Paris
French Broadcasting Authority, CSA, is hosting a one-day conference devoted to the topic of "Audiovisual media and digital: platforms and data".
29 September 2016 in Paris
"Back to growth," is the topic of this year's conference hosted by Les Echos. Arcep Chairman Sébastien Soriano will talk about: "Superfast broadband: better regulation for sounder investment".
From 1 October to 16 October 2016 across the whole of France
Digital Innovation Week is coming to France. Start-ups, SMEs and business incubators will present their projects through workshops and conferences.