The FCC's Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) - 21/06/2021

TELECOM/ICT Policy Makers and Regulators | The Americas | United States

Source: FCC

The FCC's Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) is a $7.17 billion program that will help schools and libraries provide the tools and services their communities need for remote learning during the COVID-19 emergency period. ECF will help provide relief to millions of students, school staff, and library patrons and will help close the Homework Gap for students who currently lack necessary Internet acce (...)

Code of Practice on Disinformation - 28/05/2021

International and Regional Organizations | International

Source: European Commission

The Code of Practice on disinformation is the first time worldwide that industry has agreed, on a voluntary basis, to self-regulatory standards to fight disinformation. It aims at achieving the objectives set out by the Commission's Communication presented in April 2018 by setting a wide range of commitments, from transparency in political advertising to the closure of fake accounts and demonetiza (...)

Response to COVID-19 - 17/05/2021

TELECOM/ICT Policy Makers and Regulators | Europe | Cyprus

Source: Government of Cyprus

The Covid-19 reality, brought unprecedented challenges and changes to everyday life. Cyprus’ government top priority was the protection and health of its citizens as well as the support of the social and economic fallout of the pandemic. The prompt public health interventions, including non-pharmaceutical measures and active contact tracing, with extensive and targeted testing, proved to be a valu (...)

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