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07 Oct 2013 22:00


Steigenberger Grandhotel Brussels

Event Type

XL - Congress, convention

Organiser type

Federations / Associations



Event Location


Event Description

The FT ETNO Summit which will take place at the Steigenberger Grandhotel Brussels in Brussels on Tuesday 8 October 2013 is generating a lot of interest.

With less than three weeks to go until the Summit, ETNO and the Financial Times are pleased to announce that we already have over 300 senior representatives registered to attend, including members from the European Parliament, European Commission, permanent representations, national regulators and ministries and chief executives from ETNO member companies and the ICT sector at large. Participating companies include:

AT&T * Alcatel-Lucent * APCO Worldwide * Apple * ATKearney * Bank of America Merrill Lynch * Barclays * Belgacom * BlackBerry * Bouygues Europe * British Telecom * Brussels University * Cable Europe * Center for Social Responsibility in the Digital Age * Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE) * Channel 4 * Deutsche Telekom * ECTA * Eircom * Ericsson * Etisalat Group * European Broadcasting Union * European Commission * European Investment Bank * European Parliament * Facebook * France Telecom Orange * Google * GSMA * HSBC * Huawei * J.P. Morgan Cazenove * London School of Economics * McKinsey & Company * Nokia * NPT - Norwegian Post and Telecommunications Authority * Ofcom * Orange * Portugal Telecom * Rovio * Samsung Electronics * Sky Italia * Swisscom AG * Telecom Italia * Telefonica * Telenor * TeliaSonera * The Walt Disney Company * Time Warner Inc. * Türk Telekom * Verizon * Virgin Media * Vivendi * Vodafone Group * World Economic Forum

Our distinguished line-up of speakers includes:

  •          César Alierta, Executive Chairman and CEO, Telefónica
  •          Franco Bernabè, Executive Chairman and CEO, Telecom Italia
  •          Per-Arne Blomquist, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, TeliaSonera
  •          Stephen Elop, Executive Vice President, Devices and Services, Nokia Corporation
  •          Luigi Gambardella, Executive Board Chairman, ETNO
  •          Mikael Hed, CEO, Rovio
  •          Timotheus Höttges, Chief Financial Officer, Deutsche Telekom
  •          Stephen Howard, Head of Global Telecoms, Media and Technology Research, HSBC
  •          Hakam Kanafani, Group CEO, Türk Telekom
  •          Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission, Commissioner for Digital Agenda
  •          Daniel Pataki, Director, ETNO
  •          Stéphane Richard, Chairman and CEO, Orange
  •          Randall Stephenson, Chairman and CEO, AT&T
  •          Rajeev Suri, CEO, Nokia Solutions and Networks
  •          Dan Thomas, Telecoms Editor, Financial Times
  •          Ben Verwaayen, Former CEO, Alcatel-Lucent

For more information, please visit

Press Registration:
Press attendance is by invitation only and as there are few places available we cannot guarantee confirmation, therefore early registration is recommended. In order to apply to attend please register online now

We do hope that you will be able to join us at the Summit.




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