Many governments in the world use online public procurement systems for the acquisition of a wide range of goods and services including the purchase of rights (e.g. software licences) and digital goods and services.
In the Americas, all researched countries have adopted e-procurement systems. The acquisition of cloud services is allowed in all the e-procurement system analysed. Besides, each country has set some eligibility requirements depending on the type of process (national or international), the services to be procured (i.e. security requirements for Cloud services) or the size of the acquisition (technical and financial capacity to deliver the goods or services).
05 December 18
Webinar: Net neutrality: State of play in Europe
Watch the recording of this 1-hour webinar on the state of play of net neutrality in Europe, ahead of BEREC's evaluation of the net neutrality regulation and guidelines.
29 November 18
Key data on the Middle East and North Africa telecoms regulations landscape – now also covering Iraq
Cullen International published a new version of its Telecoms 'Country Profiles' for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This updated edition now also includes coverage of Iraq, in addition to the 11 MENA countries previously covered.
22 November 18
Competition policy in the digital economy
Our new 'Tracker' lists the issues being considered in the discussions about the role and boundaries of the appropriate competition policy in the digital economy in Europe, giving an overview of EU and national level initiatives taken so far (cases, studies, sector inquiries).