Commission strengthens trust and gives a boost to the data economy
The European Commission proposed updated legislation to ensure stronger privacy in electronic communications as well as policy and legal solutions to unleash EU's data economy, as foreseen in the Digital Single Market strategy presented in May 2015.
Open eGovernment practices in all EU Member States make public services more collaborative, efficient and inclusive
In a digital single market, public services should be digital, open and cross-border by design. As part of the eGovernment Action Plan, public administrations and public institutions should be providing borderless user-friendly and end-to-end digital public services to all citizens and businesses by 2020.
End of roaming charges: Commission determined to make it work
Following intensive exchanges with the European Parliament, Member States, stakeholders, consumer representatives, regulators and operators, the College of Commissioners discussed draft rules which reinforce the approach adopted by the College in September to end roaming charges in the EU in 2017.