The FT-ETNO Summit gathered leading policymakers, regulators, industry executives and investors from Europe and beyond to discuss and debate the speed of technological change - and how global lawmakers and industry can harness it to benefit society and the economy.
Major political, technological and societal events are reshaping our world. As technology and mobility bring about unprecedented opportunities and challenges, political turmoil is reaching geographies that have traditionally been stable. The communications industry arguably plays an increasingly critical role in the life of citizens. From legacy players and leading upstarts to shadowy purveyors of leaks, hacks and fake news, the digital world is now at the centre of the political landscape.
With change occurring across Europe and around the world, it is time for leaders in the telecoms, media and technology sector – and the officials who govern them - to take stock.