Wednesday, 24 January 2018

'You have to change', Kroes warns telcos

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Thursday 02 October 14

Digital agenda commissioner delivers what will likely be her last speech to Europe's telecoms operators before new Commission takes over.

In her swansong speech to Europe's telcos on Wednesday, outgoing digital agenda commissioner Neelie Kroes reiterated the need for a single European telecoms market and issued a stark warning: operators need to change. "[The] future market won't be characterised by rent-seeking, and protectionism. It won't feature players stuck in gilded national cages. It won't mean looking backwards to old business models and dated revenue streams…

In her swansong speech to Europe's telcos on Wednesday, outgoing digital agenda commissioner Neelie Kroes reiterated the need for a single European telecoms market and issued a stark warning: operators need to change. "[The] future market won't be characterised by rent-seeking, and protectionism. It won't feature players stuck in gilded national cages. It won't mean looking backwards to old business models and dated revenue streams…

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