Europe needs dynamic spectrum policy

[@ 11.01.13.] At the meeting of the European People’s Party Minister of State for Infocommunications Zsolt Nyitrai said spectrum policy challenges have to be addressed promptly and effectively.

Zsolt Nyitrai, Minister of State for Infocommunications and Chair of the Telecommunications Council during Hungary’s EU Presidency took part in an event organized by the European People’s Party focusing on radio spectrum policy issues in Brussels on 12 January, 2011. In his speech the Minister of State stressed that the European community has to come up with prompt and effective answers to the technological challenges of our time. He also noted that European Union needs to shift into higher gear since the political regimes of our global competitors with communities of greater populace are more adapt and faster-reacting to challenges.

Smart spectrum strategy needed for further telecoms growth key EU institutional players agree

[@ 11.01.06.] Yesterday, Minister of State for Infocommunications Zsolt Nyitrai, representing the Hungarian EU Presidency, Neelie Kroes, EU Commission Vice-President responsible for the Digital Agenda, and Gunnar Hökmark, the European Parliament’s chief rapporteur for spectrum met in Budapest to discuss the EU’s most immediate legislative dossier in telecoms, the proposed Radio Spectrum Policy Programme. The participants agreed that more…

Zsolt Nyitrai: competitiveness of the European Union is crucial

[@ 11.01.05.] Zsolt Nyitrai, Minister of State for Infocommunications and Chairman of the TTE Telecom Council during Hungary’s EU Presidency held talks with leaders of the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) on Wednesday. BEREC – established on the basis of the new Telecoms Package – delivers recommendations and provides advise to the…

Personal message from Zsolt Nyitrai

[@ 11.01.01.] Message from Zsolt Nyitrai, Chairperson of the Telecommunications Council of the European Union…

Digital renewal to boost Hungarian creativity

[@ 10.12.23.] The Ministry of National Development released its infocommunications action plan today. The infocommunications officials of the Ministry of National Development disclosed the Digital Renewal Action Program on 23 December which serves as a guideline for government infocommunications plans for the period 2010-2014. Zsolt Nyitrai said this is the first sector-specific action plan that…

The European Commission’s eGovernment Action Plan aims to revitalise Europe and Hungary

[@ 10.12.15.] On 15 December 2010 the European Commission published its eGovernment Action Plan 2011-2015 including a number of proposed measures aiming the implementation of the provisions set forth in the Malmö Declaration. “Hungary welcomes the Commission’s proposal which aims to improve the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of state administration particularly at a time of economic…

World class IT development

[@ 10.12.09.] Dr. Zsolt Nyitrai, Minister of State for Infocommunications inaugurated the Hungarian National Information Infrastructure Development Institute’s (NIIFI) new generation hybrid network. From 9 December 2010 the hybrid network will be accessible in Hungary. The launch of the hybrid system which enables traditional internet and state-of-the-art dynamic point-point connections marks a milestone in Hungary’s…

EU Presidency – Nyitrai: Hungary will seek EU consensus on key telecommunications policy issues

[mti 10.12.06.] Hungary vows to pursue consensus among EU member states on the two key legislative dossiers in the field of telecommunications during the country’s EU Presidency said Dr. Zsolt Nyitrai, Minister of State for Infocommunications at a press conference in Brussels on Friday. At the press conference following the conference of the EU Member…

Innovation is the breakout point

[@ 10.11.30.] Dr. Zsolt Nyitrai, Minister of State for Infocommunications opened the conference on ‘The breakout points of Hungarian knowledge industry and innovation’ in Parliament on Tuesday where leaders of university innovation centres gave account of and evaluated their activities. In his speech Zsolt Nyitrai pointed out how information technology is ever present in the…

Zsolt Nyitrai’s visit to Finland: interest in a successful EU Presidency

[@ 10.11.10.] Dr. Zsolt Nyitrai, Minister of State for Infocommunications visited Finland to attend bilateral talks. The general agenda focused on Hungary’s successful preparation for the EU Presidency. Zsolt Nyitrai started his official visit at Nokia Headquarters in Helsinki where the key players of economic development in Finland presented their future plans, also affecting our…

V4 Meeting for the success of the Hungarian EU Presidency

[@ 10.11.16.] Participants discussed the Hungarian EU agenda and relevant tasks on Sunday at the forum of the Visegrád Group Central European states. The Visegrád Four Meeting held in Bratislava was attended by Tamás Fellegi, Minister of Development, Zsolt Nyitrai Minister of State for Infocommunications, and Tamás Kovács Deputy State Secretary in charge of Hungary’s…

Series of meetings in preparation for a successful Hungarian EU Presidency

[@ 10.10.02.] Hungary will take on its six-month Presidency of the Council of the European Union from 1 January 2011. In preparation for a successful term Dr. Zsolt Nyitrai held a series of consultations during his two-day Brussels visit. Dr. Zsolt Nyitrai, Minister of State of the National Ministry of Development held talks with ten…

EU guidance to deliver broadband internet access

[computerworld 10.09.24.] On behalf of the Hungarian government Zsolt Nyitrai, Minister of State for Infocommunications welcomed the European Commission’s recently adopted initiative consisting of three complementary measures and recommendations. The measures aim to facilitate the roll out and take up of fast and ultra-fast broadband in the EU. The EU institutional debate and adoption of…

Europe of communities: preparation for the EU presidency

[@ 10.09.18.] Zsolt Nyitrai Minister of State for Infocommunications delivered the welcome speech at the EPP Group’s European Ideas Network Meeting in Budapest. Afterwards he continued bilateral talks aiming a successful EU presidency. The European Ideas Network is a pan-European think-tank established by the EPP; the network brings together centre-right politicians, businessmen, academics, think-tanks, journalists,…