SPEECH/17/1652  15-06-2017 - Keynote speech by Vice-President Ansip in charge of the Digital Single Market 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Valletta, 15 June 2017 Digital Assembly 2017 Prime Minister, ladies and gentlemen It is a pleasure to be back in Malta, and so soon. Thank you for inviting me. Digital issues are firmly on the global political agenda wherever you look –...
STATEMENT/17/1590  14-06-2017 - End of roaming charges in the EU: Joint statement by 3 EU institutions 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 14 June 2017 As of tomorrow, 15 June 2017, roaming charges in the European Union will no longer apply. President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani, Prime Minister of Malta Joseph Muscat, on behalf of the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union,...
MEMO/17/1536  02-06-2017 - WiFi4EU initiative: how will it work? 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 2 June 2017 European citizens will soon benefit from the WiFi4EU initiative which supports installing free public Wi-Fi hotspots in local communities across the EU: in public squares, town halls, parks, libraries, and other public spaces.
IP/17/1471  01-06-2017 - Countering online hate speech – Commission initiative with social media platforms and civil society shows progress 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 1 June 2017 One year ago, the European Commission and four major social media platforms announced a Code of Conduct on countering illegal online hate speech. It included a series of commitments by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft to combat the spread of such...
MEMO/17/1472  01-06-2017 - Code of Conduct on countering illegal online hate speech 2nd monitoring 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 1 June 2017 One year ago, the European Commission and four major social media platforms announced a Code of Conduct on countering illegal online hate speech. IP/17/1471 What is the aim of this Code of Conduct? Each of the IT companies (Facebook, Google, Twitter,...
IP/17/1470  29-05-2017 - Digital Single Market: EU negotiators agree on the WiFi4EU initiative 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 May 2017 The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission reached tonight a political agreement on the WiFi4EU initiative and its funding which supports installing free public Wi-Fi hotspots in local communities across the EU: in public squares, piazzas, parks, hospitals and other...
STATEMENT/17/1435  23-05-2017 - Statement by Vice-President for the Digital Single Market Andrus Ansip on the general approach agreed in the Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 23 May 2017 "I am pleased that the Council adopted today a general approach on the update of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive. It is essential to have one common set of audiovisual rules across the EU and avoid the complication of different...
STATEMENT/17/1382  18-05-2017 - Statement by Vice-President for the Digital Single Market Andrus Ansip on the European Parliament's vote on the portability of online content 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 18 May 2017 "I welcome today's positive vote of the European Parliament on the portability of online content across borders, following the agreement reached between the European Parliament, Council and Commission at the beginning of the year.
IP/17/1232  10-05-2017 - Digital Single Market: Commission calls for swift adoption of key proposals and maps out challenges ahead 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 May 2017 Having reached the middle of its mandate, the European Commission published today the mid-term review of its Digital Single Market strategy. © European Union 2017 Director: Dimitrios Koskeridis It takes stock of the progress made, calls on co-legislators to swiftly act...
MEMO/17/1233  10-05-2017 - Commission publishes mid-term review of the 2015 Digital Single Market strategy 
European Commission - European - Fact Sheet Commission Brussels, 10 May 2017 Questions and answers The Commission has proposed by now all initiatives set out in the Digital Single Market strategy which was adopted in May 2015. Today's publication of the mid-term review gives an overview of the state of play of the...