Magnus Franklin

Chief Correspondent, TMT

Magnus joined MLex in 2008 and is based in Brussels. He has reported blow-by-blow the end of roaming surcharges, the drafting of the EU’s new privacy regulation GDPR, the race to 5G and the response to services like Spotify and Netflix. He reports on topics including telecom regulation, cybersecurity, privacy and copyright, focusing on EU regulatory and legal risk in the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sectors. He also helps coordinate global reporting on these topics with other MLex journalists, like the impact on Japan of EU privacy rules. Magnus studied journalism and economics in London, and previously worked at Informa Telecom and Media’s newsletters. Magnus works in English, Spanish, French and Swedish.

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