European Commissioner Neelie Kroes, who is leading a push to overhaul the European Union’s telecommunications regulations, said her proposals may ultimately lead to industry consolidation across the bloc.
European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes said that more rules need to be in place to govern online spying on user data as she pushes through a package of reforms meant to increase Internet and mobile use.
AT&T Inc. Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson took advantage of the World Economic Forum this week to discuss potential European acquisitions with the region’s top telecommunications official, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
The European Union’s telecommunications commissioner, Neelie Kroes, said the agency will investigate member countries that allow former telephone monopolies raise prices to customers, the New York Times said.
Uber Technologies Inc., the car- sharing service that’s rankling cabbies across the U.S., is fighting its biggest protest from European drivers who say the smartphone application threatens their livelihoods.