Digital Society, Telecommunication

EU Institutions

EU Policy at a Glance

EU Policy by topic

• European Union: Digital Economy & Society ; Audiovisual and Media

• European Commission: Digital Economy and Society

 

EU Legislation

• Community Legislation in Force:
   Information technology, telecommunications and data-processing; Trans-European Networks

• Community Legislation in Force (Summary):
   Information Society ; Audiovisual and Media

Main legislative Documents and Proposals published (1996-2000)

Documents in the field of telecommunication (1984-1996)

Publications: Documents, Reports, Journals

 Green- and White Papers

Green- and White Papers on the Topic of Information Society (1984-1999)

Green Paper on radio spectrum policy in the context of European Community policies
   such as telecommunications, broadcasting, transport, and R&D

   (COM/1998/0596 final, December 1998)

Green Paper on a numbering policy for telecommunications services in Europe  
   (COM/1996/0590 final, November 1996)

Green Paper on the Protection of Minors and Human Dignity in Audiovisual and Information Services (COM/1996/0489 final, October 1996)

Green Paper - Copyright and Related Rights in the Information Society
   (COM/1995/0682 final, July 1995)

Green Paper on the Liberalisation of Telecommunications Infrastructure and Cable
   Television Networks ; Part II - A Common Approach to the Provision of Infrastructure
    for Telecommunications in  the European Union
(COM/1995/0682 final, January 1995)

Green Paper on the liberalisation of Telecommunications Infrastructure and Cable
   Television Networks ; Part I - Principle and Timetable
(COM/1994/0440 final, October 1994)

Towards the Personal Communications Environment: Green Paper on a common approach
    in the field of mobile and personal Communications in the European Union

    (COM/1994/0145 final, April 1994)

Green Paper: Strategy Options to Strengthen the European Programme Industry in the Context of the Audiovisual Policy of the European Union (COM/1994/0096 final, April 1994)

Pluralism and Media Concentration in the Internal Market - An assessment of the need
   for Community action
(COM/1992/0480 final, December 1992)

Towards Europe-Wide Systems and Services - Green Paper on a common approach in the field
   of satellite communications in the European Community

   (COM/1990/0490 final, November 1990)

Towards a Dynamic European Economy, Green Paper on the development of the common market
   for telecommunications services and equipment
(COM/1987/0290 final, June 1987)

Television Without Frontiers: Green Paper on the establishment of the common market
   for broadcasting, especially by satellite and cable
(COM/1984/0300 final, May 1984)

 

Reports and Studies

• European Commission, Directorate-General for Digital Economy and Society:
   Reports and studies

IPTS Reports (Institute for Prospective Technological Studies)

Studies and Reports (ISPO; 1996-2001)

Communication, green papers nd reports (ISPO; 1984-2001)

DLM Forum: Guidelines on best practices for using electronic information Archiviert)

Europe and the global information society: Bangemann Report (1994)

 

Journals
• Journals and Periodicals in the EDC-Library:
   Information, Education, Culture ; Scientific and Technical Research

• Online-Journals of the EU:
   Scientific and Technical Research ; Information, Education, Culture

Publications: Collections, Glossaries

 • Glossary and acronyms (ISPO)

 • Legal Advisory Board (by subject)

Databases

 • Databases: Scientific and Technical Research

 • EDC-Library: Information, Education and Culture

 • ECLAS: Information Society

 • Press releases database: Digital Single Market

 • IATE (EU inter-institutional terminology database)

 • CORDIS (Community Research and Development Information Service)

 • EDC-ArchiDok: Information, Documentation, Computer Science, Terminology

Speeches, Press Releases, News Feeds

Reden

 • European Commission, Directorate-General Digital Single Market

 • European Commission, Directorate-General Digital Agenda: Kroes (2010-2014)

 • European Commission, Directorate-General for Information Society and Media:
   Rehn (2004) ; Liikanen (1999-2004)

 

Press Releases

 • European Commission, Directorate-General Digital Single Market

 • European Commission, Directorate-General Digital Agenda: Kroes (2010-2014)

 • Cordis News

 

News Feeds (RSS)

 • EU Newsroom (Science and Technology)

 • European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, Information Society

 • European Parliament, Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

 • Council of the European Union, Transport, Telecommunications and Energy

 • Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS) (Joint Research Centre)

Programmes and Tenders

EU Programmes

 • European Commission, Directorate-General Information & Communication Technologies:
    Horizon 2020 ; Connecting Europe Facility

 • IST (Information Society Technologies Programme; archived website)

 • IDABC (Interoperable Delivery of European eGovernment Services to public Administrations,
    Businesses and Citizens; archived website)

 

Tenders

• European Commission, Directorate-General Information & Communication Technologies

Other Internet Resources

Foundation for Information Policy Research (FIPR), London
   (Archive of policy papers, discussion documents, articles ; until 1999)