United Group, the leading provider of telecommunications services and media in Southeast Europe, announced that it has been elected as one of the 13 members of the Executive Board of ETNO among Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefonica, BT, Telenor, Telia, TAG and KPN.

During general assembly of the European Telecommunications Network Operators’ Association in Skopje, North Macedonia ETNO approved strategic orientation and governance for 2023 and made a few Governance decisions.

„We are delighted to work with European institutions like ETNO to build a better legislative and regulatory framework that will provide incentives for telecoms companies to invest in state-of-the-art infrastructure and enhanced digital services for our consumers. This is a clear recognition for UG’s value in the European digital ecosystem.”, stated Dragica Pilipović Chaffey, UG Vice President Corporate Affairs.

For the next three years Dr. Janet Zaharieva, Chief Advisor at Vivacom, will be representing United Group at the Board of Association with other leading providers of digital networks and services.

ETNO is the principal policy group for European electronic communications network operators. Its members are the backbone of Europe’s digital progress. The appointment gives United Group a seat at the table for key policy decisions affecting the future of the telcoms sector.

Through this appointment, United Group will actively participate in the delineation of the future of the telecom sector and contribute to ETNO’s objectives 2023 that involves empowering communities through access to inclusive digital infrastructure and services, while enabling a dramatic reduction in carbon emissions.