Neelie Kroes

Type: Person
Name: Neelie Kroes
Title: European Commissioner . Digital Agenda. Vice-President of the Commission (27 NOV 09)
Organization: European Commission
Date of Birth: 1941-07-19
Place of Birth: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Nationality: Netherlands
Fact Sheet: Biography for Neelie Kroes
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Neelie Kroes claims Europe missing out on digital opportunity

Outgoing European Digital Commissioner Neelie Kroes has expressed concerns that the Europeon tech market is in danger of losing its competitive edge.In a final speech at the Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam, Kroes asserted that inertia and vested interest ... [Published IT Pro UK - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Hungary outlines plans to tax internet service providers 'by the gigabyte'

The Hungarian government has met with heavy opposition after it proposed the world’s first ‘internet tax’ on ISPs (Internet Service Providers) to help deal with a national deficit. The country’s economy minister Mihály Varga unveiled the plans on Wednesday, ... [Published The Independent - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

The Digital Transformation Diaries: What’s next for digital?

Ian Patterson , the head of digital transformation at  The Digital Consultancy , has been writing a weekly Digital Transformation Diary exclusively for Prolific North. You can find all the diaries here ; this is his last instalment.Ian PattersonPatterson ... [Published Prolific North - 4 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Service Providers: 3rd Platform Innovation and Regulation Discussed at European Summit

This IDC Link looks at the October 1 summit of ETNO, the European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association, in Brussels. The theme of the event was The New Digital Agenda: Towards a European Renaissance, and gave insight into how the regulators, ... [Published IDC - 7 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 9 reports

Binary Times: Analogue Europe is holding all of us back

“I am very worried that Europe is missing large parts of the digital opportunity. I am worried that Europe will continue to stagnate, that we will look at success stories, but let them pass by,” Neelie Kroes, told the Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam ... [Published SCIENCE BUSINESS - 9 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Benefits and specificities of the apps ecosystem in Europe.

In this guest post, Sophie Mestchersky of the Application Developers Alliance, explains how the European app industry (representing 19% of global app economy revenues) is significant, sophisticated and ever growing. The European app industry (representing ... [Published Latest News from Neelie Kroes - 10 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Hungary to Introduce World's First Internet Tax in 2015

Hungary has announced it will impose the world's first internet tax in 2015, charging equivalent to 39p for every gigabyte of internet data used.Prime Minister Vikto Orbán said the tax will be paid by internet service providers, and is envisioned as an ... [Published International Business Times UK - 21 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

European Commission signs $3.2.b pact to master big data

The European Commission and Europe's data industry have committed to invest 2.5 billion euros ($3.2 billion) in a public-private partnership that aims to strengthen the data sector and put Europe at the forefront of the global data race.A memorandum of ... [Published telecomasia.net - 17 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Fundamental Rights and the new Commission - Same old story, or less talk and more action?

[] [] Pleanry speech from Judith SargentiniFor several years now there have been signals that Hungary is moving away from the core values of the European Union. This was affirmed this year by Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán, when he openly admitting ... [Published Greens EFA - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Tax-News.com: Hungarian Media Company Challenges Advertising Tax

The Hungarian subsidiary of an international media company has filed a complaint with the European Commission in Brussels over Hungary's controversial turnover tax on advertising revenues.RTL Klub argues that the levy is punitive and discriminatory. The ... [Published Tax-News.com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Steelie Neelie orders Germany to sort out its mobe charges – or EU will go FULL LEGAL

Providing a secure and efficient HelpdeskSteelie Neelie has warned Germany – for the fifth time – that if it doesn’t sort out its proposals on mobile termination rates, the Commission will take legal action.The European Commissioner for the Digital Agenda ... [Published The Register - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Still Too Hard for EU Digital Startups, Kroes Says

Oct. 21 (Bloomberg) -- It's still too hard to start a digital business in Europe and some bureaucratic obstacles need to be removed, Neelie Kroes, the European Commissioner responsible for the digital agenda, said. She was speaking in an interview in ... [Published BusinessWeek - Oct 21 2014]

Quotes

The EU’s outgoing digital chief Neelie Kroes also slated Mr Varga’s plans, saying they would damage the country’s digital economy. "unilateral internet taxes are not a clever idea. it will increase internet access prices for consumers" she told the Financial Times
EC Vice President Neelie Kroes added: "i am very concerned by the fact that germany continues to ignore the reasonable demands of the european commission – setting it apart from all other member states. its approach towards mobile termination rates flies in the face of the internal market, and is detrimental to consumers."

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Kroes’ final plea for EU digital harmony, Hunga... [Published Telecoms.com - 5 hours ago]
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Antitrust litigation – The way ahead [Published European Commission - 8 hours ago]
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Benefits and specificities of the apps ecosyste... [Published Latest News from Neelie Kroes - 10 hours ago]
Departing EU Digital Commissioner Warns Against... [Published Techdirt - 15 hours ago]
Departing EU Digital Commissioner Warns Against... [Published Techdirt - 15 hours ago]
European Commission signs $3.2.b pact to master... [Published telecomasia.net - 17 hours ago]
Hungary to Introduce World's First Internet Tax... [Published International Business Times UK - 21 hours ago]
Fundamental Rights and the new Commission - Sam... [Published Greens EFA - 22 hours ago]
eIDAS Regulation Signed With QuoVadis Cert [Published Bernews - Oct 22 2014]
Europe: Two or One? [Published Compute Scotland - Oct 22 2014]
Kroes Decries Divided Europe [Published Light Reading - Oct 22 2014]
BT scheme loses final court appeal against PPF ... [Published Investment Pensions Europe - Oct 22 2014]
European leaders use QuoVadis certificate to si... [Published Royal Gazette - Oct 22 2014]
Kroes details “problem of two Europes” – digita... [Published Mobile Money Live - Oct 22 2014]
As EC digital chief departs, she warns a divide... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 22 2014]
Tax-News.com: Hungarian Media Company Challenge... [Published Tax-News.com - Oct 22 2014]
Fears Europe will be left behind in digital age [Published RTE Online - Oct 22 2014]
New European Commission, approved by Parliament... [Published CIO New Zealand - Oct 22 2014]
As EC digital chief departs, she warns a divide... [Published Venturebeat - Oct 22 2014]
As EC digital chief departs, she warns a divide... [Published Venturebeat - Oct 22 2014]
Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium in the dock as Eur... [Published European Communications - Oct 21 2014]
EC urges German regulator to lower mobile tarif... [Published Telecoms.com - Oct 21 2014]
European project to lead BIG DATA [Published Noodls - Oct 21 2014]
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Benefits and specificities of the apps ecosyste... [Published Latest News from Neelie Kroes - 10 hours ago]
In this guest post, Sophie Mestchersky of the Application Developers Alliance, explains how the European app industry (representing 19% of global app economy revenues) is significant, sophisticated and ever growing. The European app industry (representing ...
Departing EU Digital Commissioner Warns Against... [Published Techdirt - 15 hours ago]
We've written numerous times about outgoing EU Digital Commissioner Neelie Kroes . While we don't always agree with her, we definitely agree with her more often than not. She's now given quite a speech about the importance of digital innovation and ...
As EC digital chief departs, she warns a divide... [Published Venturebeat - Oct 22 2014]
Image Credit: Campus Party Europa http://www.flickr.com/photos/campuspartyeuropa/4523436384/ In a farewell speech , Neelie Kroes looked back on her five years as the European Commission’s digital chief by saying she feared that Europe “will continue ...
Is zero rating a net neutrality issue? Europe’s... [Published GigaOM - Oct 20 2014]
Neelie Kroes hasn't given a public opinion about zero-rated mobile content and apps, but her office has told anti-zero-rating advocates that it's a competition issue rather than a net neutrality issue… ...
Is zero rating a net neutrality issue? Europe’s... [Published MocoNews - Oct 20 2014]
Neelie Kroes hasn't given a public opinion about zero-rated mobile content and apps, but her office has told anti-zero-rating advocates that it's a competition issue rather than a net neutrality issue. It's up to her successor, Andrus Ansip, to clear ...
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