Oettinger outlines digital priorities at ANGA COM

Gunther Oettinger used his keynote speech at the ANGA COM event in Cologne this morning to call for spectrum harmonisation and accessibility of online services across national boundaries. However, the EU Commissioner for the Digital Agenda stopped short of expressing a position on copyright reform, which is subject to a review by the Commission this […]

ANGA COM sees growth in visitors and congress attendees

This year’s ANGA COM exhibition in Cologne recorded 17,000 participants by the end of the show, with visitor numbers up 1.5% year-on –year and congress attendees up 15% to over 2,000. This year saw ANGA COM team with state-supported regional media conference the Medienforum NRW to create a joint offering. Other partners include industry associations […]

ANGA COM set for “multifaceted” congress programme

ANGA COM is set to return to Cologne this year with 450 exhibitors and what it claims will be its “most multifaceted congress programme ever.” Now in its 15th year, its second under its new moniker following the 2013 rebrand from ANGA Cable, the international expo will play host to companies from 34 countries and […]

NetCologne launches free public WiFi

Cologne city carrier NetCologne has launched a free public WiFi network in the German city.  The Hotspot.Koeln network is currently available in a number of locations in the central part of the city, with plans to extend to other areas. NetCologne has worked with the Cologne city authorities to develop the network, which is currently […]