Read about what GIGAEurope and its Members have been up to
GIGAEurope brings together private operators who build, operate and invest in the gigabit communications networks that enable Europe’s digital connectivity.
Brussels - May 27 - Webinar for inaugural GIGAEurope EU Presidency Event Series included Hugo Santos Mendes, Portuguese Deputy Minister for Communications and Rita Wezenbeek, Director Connectivity, DG CONNECT, as well as speakers from leading connectivity providers.
Brussels - 25 May 2021 - With the Digital Compass targets, the EU sets a clear course towards achieving its digital sovereignty ambition by 2030. Concrete targets on connectivity, digital skills, public services and transformation of businesses aim to enable Europe to play a leadership role in driving green & digital transition and economic recovery after the pandemic.
Brussels - 9 November 2020 - When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Europe in March, it was clearer than ever how connectivity is underpinning everyday life, particularly in times of lock-down. Because of the uptake in home working, online learning, remote healthcare services and digital public services, network occupancy surged.
Brussels - 19 March 2021 - GIGAEurope members, Liberty Global, NOS, TDC Group and Vodafone Group, joined the European Green Digital Coalition as founding members and signed the Declaration. This has been welcomed by EU Commissioner for the Internal Market, Thierry Breton, and the EU Presidency at Digital Day 2021 in Lisbon, Portugal
Brussels - 17 November 2020 - GIGAEurope, the industry association of private investors in gigabit connectivity celebrated its launch by bringing together policymakers MEP Miapetra Kumpula-Natri and Anthony Whelan, Digital Policy Adviser in the Cabinet of President von der Leyen, plus senior industry executives from Vodafone Group, Liberty Global, VodafoneZiggo and Telenet.
Brussels - 21 April 2020 - Irina Varlan has been appointed as Managing Director of GIGAEurope, the new industry organisation that brings together private operators who build, operate and invest in the gigabit communications networks that enable Europe’s digital connectivity.