The Estonian Presidency of the Council organised the Ministerial eGovernment Conference to discuss how to boost e-governance development and cooperation in Europe. The concrete goal of the conference was to sign the Tallinn Declaration on eGovernment.
This Digital Summit is all about our future: data economy, digital skills, eGovernment and cybersecurity - priority topics for the European Commission. In collaboration with the Estonian Presidency several European innovative projects relating to the new ways in which Europeans will live, work, study, move and communicate will be showcased.
Indicators on fixed and mobile telephony, broadcasting and bundle, together with financial indicators on telecom data, are available in this files.
This study provides comprehensive data on the 2016 retail prices of fixed broadband offers for consumers in the EU28, Iceland, Norway, Japan, South Korea, Canada and the USA.
The Broadband Coverage in Europe study is designed to monitor the progress of EU Member States towards their specific broadband coverage objectives, i.e. ‘Universal Broadband Coverage with speeds at least 30 Mbps by 2020’ and ‘Broadband Coverage of 50% of households with speeds at least 100 Mbps by 2020’.
Two-part video interview with B4RN – Broadband for the Rural North – a community-owned company started by volunteers to provide hyper-fast (1000 Mbps) symmetric broadband to every property in the community. It is described as the fastest residential network in the world, and has grown from 8 to 40 parishes, adding 150 customers per week.
Registration is open and the agenda is online for the latest training day for European national and regional Broadband Competence Offices on September 19, in Paris.
The aim of the targeted consultation is to collect feedback in order to define EuroHPC, a new legal and financial instrument to boost High Performance Computing in Europe.
This publication is made pursuant to Article 124.1 of the Rules of Application of the Financial Regulation that provides for an ex-ante publication on the Institutions' websites of contracts with a value up to 135.000 EUR. The European Commission will soon launch a call for tenders for a service contract of a maximum value of EUR 120.000 (one hundred twenty thousand).
Simplon.co offers free training in digital skills for disadvantaged and young people across France. This project aims to reduce the digital divide and provide a skilled workforce to help build the EU digital economy.
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on how Europe should promote digital innovation in health and care, for the benefits of citizens and health systems in Europe.
Report of the workshop hosted by the European Commission on effective dispute resolution and the fundamental right to conduct a business
The European Commission has launched an open call for tender for a 16-months study on the role and challenges raised by algorithmic decision-making.
Mariya Gabriel has been appointed as the new Member of the European Commission for the Digital Economy and Society. She will contribute to delivering a Digital Single Market, helping to lay the groundwork for Europe's digital future with EU-wide telecommunications networks, digital services that cross borders and a wave of innovative European start-ups.
The Trusted List Browser is a web application, available online and hosted by the European Commission, enabling anyone to browse Europe's Trusted Lists, and look for available trust services in Europe.
This live Webinar, followed by an interactive Q&A session, will provide information on the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) grant funding to support eInvoicing projects in Europe.
Roaming charges in the European Union will no longer apply from 15 June 2017. The end of roaming charges is a true European success story. From now on, citizens who travel within the EU will be able to call, text and connect on their mobile devices at the same price as they pay at home. Removing roaming charges is one of the greatest and most tangible successes of the EU.
In May 2016, the Commission proposed new rules to make cross-border parcel delivery prices more transparent and affordable.
Podoactiva, a Spanish traditional podiatrist company, saw the potential of digitisation to create a unique method to scan feet in order to produce made-to-measure medical insoles. Podoactiva developed the technology in partnership with Ingecontrol, an IT company who provided them with the specific software.
Digitisation is not a choice but a necessity for European businesses and economies as a whole. It cannot be stopped but needs to be accompanied. Digitisation brings plenty of opportunities, but also repercussions, and above all change: some jobs will be replaced, new jobs will be created, and many jobs will be transformed.