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  1. Role of public authorities in funding high speed broadband infrastructure in rural areas

    Estimates indicate that €38-58bn is needed to reach the 30 Mbps coverage for all by 2020, and between €181-268bn to provide sufficient coverage so that 50% of households are on 100 Mbps services.--- Posted by Guido Acchioni, DG INFSO, Policy officer, Work ...

    editor - 18/03/2015 - 14:49 - 1 comment

  2. Collaboration between China and the EU in the field of Information Communication Technologies make steady progress

    Back in 2011 a series of agreements that strengthen China-EU collaboration in the field of Information Communication Technologies were concluded by China's Ministry of Industry & Information Technology and the European Commission's Informati ...

    editor - 18/03/2015 - 14:49 - 1 comment

  3. Studies now available from the EU bookshop

    As part of the Commission's policy on open access to public sector information, studies related to the Digital Agenda for Europe are now being made available for free download from the EU bookshop. We conduct around 40 studies in this field every yea ...

    siolylu - 18/03/2015 - 14:50

  4. Health on the go: Monitoring your heart or diabetes via your smartphone

    Smart Decision Support and monitoring with your smartphone Disclaimer: This is a guest blog post- the author is not working for the European Commission. We have now been working on the MobiGuide project ( since November 20 ...

    njonesva - 18/03/2015 - 14:50

  5. Women and girls can and must go digital!

    17 Greek and 4 European stakeholders launch a national digital coalition in Greece to secure more girls to the digital jobs. Blog post co-authored by Ms Vasso KOLLIA, Secretary-General for Gender Equality, Hellenic Ministry of Interior, and Ms Eva FABRY,  ...

    nkovasso - 18/03/2015 - 14:50

  6. Mainstreaming eLearning in education and training is key

    ICT in learning increases motivation and engagement of pupils. It stimulates interest and creativity and contributes decisively to the mastery of digital literacy--- Posted by Javier Hernández-Ros, DG INFSO, Head of unit: Cultural Heritage and Technology ...

    editor - 02/04/2015 - 09:58 - 2 comments

  7. Achieving Green, Intelligent and Safe Mobility in Europe: what would it take?

    The Commission's adoption of a Regulation on standards in the field of telematics applications for rail passenger services resulted from the harmonious collaboration and commitment of public and private stakeholders and undoubtedly constitutes a firm ...

    editor - 02/04/2015 - 09:58

  8. How do we keep Every European child safe online?

    One out of three youngsters gets connected via their mobile phones and one in four via game consoles, according to EUKidsOnline, a pan-European survey funded by the Safer Internet Programme. 77% of 13-16 year olds and 38% of 9-12 year olds in the EU have ...

    editor - 02/04/2015 - 09:58 - 4 comments

  9. Spectrum needs for Intelligent Transport Systems – join the debate!

    To launch the debate on "Spectrum for wireless innovation in Europe" (Digital Agenda Assembly Workshop 17- #daa11spectrum) Knut Evensen (Chief Technologist, Q-Free ASA) has provided us with his recommendations on the spectrum needs for intellige ...

    editor - 02/04/2015 - 09:58 - 2 comments

  10. Increasing digital literacy means better chances and more opportunities for people

    Have you ever thought about the people who will not read this paragraph, who don't stay in touch through e-mail, who don't know there might be jobs advertised online for them, don't buy cheaper their children clothes...and all of the other ...

    editor - 02/04/2015 - 09:58 - 4 comments