The European Union honcho says that the time has come to "say yes to protection but no to protectionism."
European Commission VP Neelie Kroes says unifying mobile-phone service across Europe's borders could boost its economy by 110 billion euros a year.
Urging compromises so that today's 27 separate mobile-network markets can be replaced in effect by just one, the European Commission's Neelie Kroes lays out several ideas for reform.
The European Commission vice president sings the computing industry's praises -- but offers few suggestions to help it solve the EU's economic woes.
The GSMA, which represents hundreds of carriers, says European Commission VP Neelie Kroes' effort to eliminate roaming fees is causing regulatory whiplash in the mobile network industry.
The European Commission's Neelie Kroes wants an end to international barriers like roaming charges for mobile phones by 2014. Also: European networks are falling behind.
Speaking at the Techonomy conference, European Commissioner and former antitrust head Neelie Kroes says more work on privacy is needed to get digital laggards online.
EU digital commissioner Neelie Kroes announces a public consultation on Net neutrality to help determine whether ISPs can prioritize certain traffic.
Neelie Kroes tweeted that she's happy to see SOPA losing support, saying that governments should be "safeguarding benefits of open net."
Telefonica says ultra-low roaming caps would hamper competition, following a proposal by a member of the European Parliament to halve the retail caps that Neelie Kroes put forward in July.