Online platforms are key enablers of the digital economy which they have profoundly shaped over the course of the past two decades. They perform a wide set of functions crucial to our economy ranging from marketplaces to search engines and application distribution platforms. Platforms’ increasing strength and their pivotal gatekeeper role pose a number of challenges that the Commission has tried to address with its proposed Regulation to promote fairness and transparency in the relationships among platforms, business and consumers. With a focus on introducing transparency requirements for platforms and a redress mechanism to correct misconduct, the Commission’s proposal has sparked an interesting and rich debate.
The GSMA Mobile Meetings Series roundtable will bring together a group of 20 selected stakeholders for an invitation only discussion under the Chatham House rule.Posted by GSMA Europe