On 5 December the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council (TTE) adopted the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), the future funding instrument for the trans-European networks (TEN) in the fields of transport, energy and telecommunications

Of the total CEF-budget 1014-2020 (EUR 33,242,259,000) EUR 1,141,602,000 is allocated to the telecommunications sector, which includes Digital Service Infrastructures for Digital Public Services (eGovernment).