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State of the Union: Commission calls on Member States to boost fast network connectivity and develop joint approach to 5G rollout

21/09/2020

Today, the Commission takes further steps in the Digital Decade agenda to strengthen Europe's digital sovereignty, as announced by President Ursula von der Leyen in her State of the Union address on Wednesday.

The Commission has published a Recommendation calling Member States to boost investment in very high-capacity broadband connectivity infrastructure, including 5G, which is the most fundamental block of the digital transformation and an essential pillar of the recovery. The timely deployment of 5G networks will offer significant economic opportunities for the years to come, as a crucial asset for European competitiveness, sustainability and a major enabler for future digital services.

State of the Union: Commission calls on Member States to boost fast network connectivity and develop joint approach to 5G rollout

 

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