Highlights and full video from GIGAEurope Launch Event.

Connecting for Recovery

17th November, 2020

The programme featured representatives from the European Commission and the European Parliament, as well as executives from the connectivity industry.

Irina Varlan

Managing Director GIGAEurope

Highlights Irina Varlan
at GIGAEurope Launch Event.

Mike Fries

CEO Liberty Global

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at GIGAEurope Launch Event.

Nick Read

CEO Vodafone

Highlights Nick Read
at GIGAEurope Launch Event.

Joakim Reiter

Joakim Reiter

Group External Affairs Director
Vodafone Group,
Co-Chairman GIGAEurope

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at GIGAEurope Launch Event.

Manuel Kohnstamm

Senior Vice President and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer Liberty Global
Co-Chairman GIGAEurope

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at GIGAEurope Launch Event.

A panel exchanged ideas on what is needed to further increase the rollout of gigabit networks and the uptake of secure and reliable digital services, and to achieve a gigabit society. It will consider what it will take to make this shift economically viable, green and inclusive, as well as ask what we can learn from the impact of COVID-19. The panel was moderated by Jennifer Baker, Freelance EU Correspondent. Speakers of the panel were:

  • Miapetra Kumpula-Natri, MEP, Vice-Chair of the Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age, Member of ITRE 
  • Anthony Whelan, Digital Policy Adviser, Cabinet of President von der Leyen, European Commission
  • Jeroen Hoencamp, Chief Executive Officer, VodafoneZiggo
  • John Porter, Chief Executive Officer, Telenet

Miapetra Kumpula-Natri

Speaker

MEP, Vice-Chair of the Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age, Member of ITRE

Highlights Miapetra Kumpula-Natri
at GIGAEurope Launch Event.

Anthony Whelan

Speaker

Digital Policy Adviser, Cabinet of President von der Leyen, European Commission

Highlights Anthony Whelan
at GIGAEurope Launch Event.

Jeroen Hoencamp

Speaker

Chief Executive Officer Vodafone Ziggo

Highlights Jeroen Hoencamp
at GIGAEurope Launch Event.

John Porter

Speaker

Chief Executive Officer Telenet

Highlights John Porter
at GIGAEurope Launch Event.

You can also see the full recording of the GIGAEurope Launch Event
Full video of the GIGAEurope Launch Event

About GIGAEurope

GIGAEurope members provide reliable and secure gigabit-speed connections to customers across Europe. Our members serve around 40 million fixed broadband customers and 130 million mobile customers spanning across Europe. GIGAEurope is open to associate members from the connectivity and content sectors, in addition to industries and organisations from the wider digital economy.

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