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date icon April 6, 2020 category icon Press Releases

Internet Association Launches Website Highlighting the Industry’s COVID-19 Response Efforts

Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today launched a website highlighting the internet industry’s wide-ranging response to the COVID-19 pandemic and related resources. The new site reflects IA members’ ongoing commitment to provide their workers, users, and the broader internet community with safe and flexible work environments, credible and timely information and resources, and secure… Read more

date icon February 25, 2020 category icon Press Releases

Universal Gigabit Broadband Could Boost UK Economy By £217 Per Person Every Year, New Research Shows

“Our new research shows how the internet can be at the forefront of driving growth in the 2020s. Ensuring access to high speed broadband will allow the UK economy and wider society to reap the benefits of the internet. “ Daniel Dyball, UK Executive Director London, UK – New Research released today by Internet Association… Read more

date icon February 1, 2020 category icon Press Releases

Internet Association Announces Leadership Changes, Michael Beckerman To Move In-House

Washington, DC — Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman announced today his intention to depart from the organization on February 29 to lead policy and government relations internally at an internet company. Beckerman has served as IA’s President & CEO since its founding in 2012. IA, the unified voice of the internet economy, is… Read more

date icon January 19, 2020 category icon Press Releases

New Research Reveals Impact Of The Internet Economy Across The Whole Of The UK

“These figures highlight the true value of the internet sector to communities across all corners of the UK. Whether it’s a few dozen jobs in Rhondda or thousands in London, Manchester, Leeds and beyond, the internet is helping drive the UK economy.” Daniel Dyball, UK Executive Director London, UK – The internet is an economic… Read more

date icon December 19, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Over Two Thirds Of Brits Will Shop Online To Find Their Gifts This Christmas, A New Poll Reveals Today

“Using the internet to do Christmas shopping is just one way in which the internet enriches lives. Being able to easily browse products and compare, look at the reviews and share thoughts with friends and family online helps consumers make better choices.” — Daniel Dyball, UK Executive Director London, UK – The new research, commissioned… Read more

date icon November 15, 2019 category icon Press Releases

New IA Research Shows Big Benefits From UK Internet Economy, But Regional Differences

“The next government should make it a priority to ensure every corner of the UK equally shares the benefits that the internet brings to the economy and society. We believe that there is a fantastic opportunity for government and industry to work together to continue to boost the internet sector in the UK…” Daniel Dyball,… Read more

date icon September 17, 2019 category icon Press Releases

New Analysis Shows The Internet Has Never Been More Popular As A Tool For Learning Among UK School Children

“Internet companies continue to create benefits to society every day through innovative products and services that are helping children learn and develop. Daniel Dyball, UK Executive Director London, UK – The internet has never been more popular as a tool for learning among UK school children, new analysis shows today. The figures, prepared by Internet… Read more

date icon August 19, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Eight Out Of Ten British Holidaymakers Now Rely On Online Customer Reviews When Booking Holidays, New Research Reveals

London, UK – Online reviews were as important to Britons planning their holidays this summer as remembering to pack their toothbrush or cancel the milk, a new poll reveals. The figures come from an exclusive new polling commissioned by Internet Association found that:  Eight out of ten British holidaymakers now rely on online customer reviews… Read more

date icon July 4, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Internet Companies Call For Further Scrutiny Of Online Harms White Paper Before Introducing Legislation

“The White Paper is a real opportunity to get regulation right. Our submission today marks the beginning of a constructive process with government. ” Daniel Dyball, UK Executive Director Longdon, UK – Internet Association (IA) today submitted a formal consultation response to the government’s Online Harms White Paper. The response details the industry’s commitment to… Read more

date icon May 30, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Internet Companies Detail Concerns With Online Harms White Paper

London, UK – INTERNET COMPANIES have today outlined a number of ways in which the government’s Online Harms White Paper can be improved. In a new submission to government, Internet Association (IA) sets out how the plans as currently constituted could hold back the British tech sector, worsen the quality of internet services for ordinary… Read more

date icon March 14, 2019 category icon Press Releases

New Research Reveals How The Internet Adds £45bn To GDP, 400,000 Jobs To UK Economy

London, UK – The Internet is an economic powerhouse that is driving the UK economy through jobs, businesses and output, new Internet Association analysis reveals today. The internet economy contributes approximately 400,000 jobs, 80,000 businesses, and £45 billion in Gross Value Added to the UK’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). These equate to about 1.2% of UK… Read more

date icon February 28, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Major Internet Companies Set Out Principles For Regulation

Internet Association – the trade association that represents leading global internet companies on public policy – has today written to senior Ministers including Jeremy Wright and Sajid Javid detailing the six policy principles they want to see considered as part of the government’s emerging plan to make the internet safer.

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Washington, DC – IA Director, Trade Policy, Jordan Haas released the following statement on the official launch of negotiations between the United States and the United Kingdom on a free trade agreement (FTA): “The start of negotiations on an FTA between the U.S. and UK represents an opportunity to strengthen both our nations’ digital trade… Read more

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