This study aimed at providing input to the European Commission to support the new dynamically evolving eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020.
In addition, the study aimed at providing support on how to make the new eGovernment Action Plan more open and include citizen participation in the process.
The current social, economic and technological developments are leading towards the emergence of a new generation of eGovernment Services, defined within the scope of the study as Open eGovernment Services (OGS). Such OGS are open, collaborative and digital based services characterised by a deliberate, declared and purposeful effort to increase openness and collaboration through technology in order to deliver increased public value.
The 2nd Stakeholder Consultation Workshop on the Mapping study (phase II of the EU Monitoring Platform for the Mapping of Broadband Services in Europe) took place on 12-13 December in Brussels. Around 70 representatives from various sectors as well as regulatory authorities exchanged information on measuring quality of broadband services in Europe. The online mapping platform is to go online in 2018.
The vote by Member States' Representatives allows us to formally adopt our proposal on fair use policy and the associated sustainability mechanism in line with our legal obligation to meet the deadline of 15 December.
The European Commission formally adopts a roaming fair use policy.This questions & answers document replies to questions such as "how does roaming work in the EU?", "what are the different domestic prices for mobile services across the EU?" or "what measures are needed to end roaming charges?".
The European Broadband Awards is an annual event where the European Commission recognizes outstanding broadband internet projects in Europe. The first edition of the awards took place in the year 2015.
The text lays down detailed rules on the application of fair use policy and on the methodology for assessing the sustainability of the abolition of retail roaming surcharges and on the application to be submitted by a roaming provider for the purposes of that assessment.
The third annual World Open Innovation Conference (WOIC) will help identify and develop the best new theoretical and applied research in open innovation. A call for papers on the topic “Open Innovation in the Digital Age” has been launched. The best papers of the conference will be considered for a dedicated Special Issue of the R&D Management journal.