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Europe agrees to end mobile roaming charges, implement net neutrality over next 2 years

Under the new agreement, consumers will pay the same price for calls, texts, and mobile data by June 2017. Europe will also have the "strongest and most comprehensive open Internet rules in the world" by April 2016. 

DISA makes classified mobile access program fully operational, plans to triple number of users

The Defense Mobile Classified Capability–Secret has moved out of the pilot phase with the latest release that provides improved call interoperability, failover or redundancy, and a new mobile device management system.

W3C prepping technical report on mobile accessibility

Digital content managers at federal agencies will soon have actionable best practices for making mobile information more accessible to persons with disabilities. The W3C, an international group that sets standards and guidance for accessible technology, as well as evaluation criteria for conformance, will build on a draft document published in February to create an informative technical report on mobile accessibility.

ITU establishes roadmap for development of 5G networks by 2020

The International Telecommunication Union has established a roadmap and timeline for the development of 5G mobile technology with a launch goal of 2020, says a June 19 ITU statement.

Library of Congress gives mobile access to blind, physically disabled users of Android devices

Patrons registered with the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped can download books, magazines and music through the Braille and Audio Reading Download app, which has just been released for devices running Android OS 4.1 or later.

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The Energy Department could do a better job of managing its program that helps commercialize government research through the private sector, says a June 22 DOE inspector general report.