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Open markets and a level playing field essential to reach next #DigitalAge

Open markets and a level playing field essential to reach next #DigitalAge

| August 12, 2019

Until recently few people outside the business of building and operating telecommunications networks had heard of Huawei. That changed when we launched a line of smart phones and then tablets and consumer devices that have taken us to the very top of the consumer electronics industry, writes Simon Lacey. But before we became a consumer […]

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#SecondConnectingEuropeFacilityTelecom call: €25 million to boost cross-border digital infrastructure

#SecondConnectingEuropeFacilityTelecom call: €25 million to boost cross-border digital infrastructure

| July 9, 2019

The European Commission has launched the second Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Telecom call of 2019, with €25 million available to help European public administrations and businesses connect to pan-European digital platforms and ensure that the services provided are interoperable across borders. The call focuses on six areas: cybersecurity (€10m), eHealth (€5m), eProcurement (€1m), European e-Justice (€3m), public Open Data (€5m), and the new European Platform on Digital Skills (€1m). […]

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#DigitalSingleMarket – Survey shows Europeans are well aware of rules against unjustified geo-blocking

#DigitalSingleMarket – Survey shows Europeans are well aware of rules against unjustified geo-blocking

| June 28, 2019

Seven months after new rules against unjustified geo-blocking began to apply, general consumer awareness of the new rules against restrictions for online shopping and cross-border sales is already high. A Eurobarometer survey shows that just a few months after the new rules on geo-blocking started to apply, 50% of EU citizens are generally aware of EU action […]

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1st #Taiwan digital economy dialogue wraps up in Brussels

1st #Taiwan digital economy dialogue wraps up in Brussels

| June 14, 2019

NDC Minister Chen Mei-ling (left) and DG Connect Director-General Roberto Viola exchange gifts at the opening of the Taiwan-EU Dialogue on Digital Economy June 4 in Brussels. (Courtesy of NDC) The first Taiwan-EU Dialogue on Digital Economy concluded on 5 June in Brussels, strengthening exchanges on topics spanning artificial intelligence, e-governance, technological transformation of traditional […]

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#Huawei – Openness, collaboration and development: Building a secure #DigitalSociety

#Huawei – Openness, collaboration and development: Building a secure #DigitalSociety

| June 11, 2019

The GSMA Mobile 360 Series was held recently in The Hague under the theme ‘Security for 5G’, bringing together representatives from global carriers, equipment vendors, governments, and industry regulators. This event intends to drive consensus – across Europe and the globe at large – on 5G cyber security assurance, testing, and certification schemes. Sean Yang, […]

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#DigitalSingleMarket – Europe announces eight sites to host world-class supercomputers

#DigitalSingleMarket – Europe announces eight sites to host world-class supercomputers

| June 11, 2019

Eight sites for supercomputing centres have been selected across the EU to host the first European supercomputers. They will support Europe’s researchers, industry and businesses in developing new applications in a wide range of areas, from designing medicines and new materials to fighting climate change. In a major step towards making Europe a top supercomputing […]

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#DataLiteracy is the vehicle to a technological utopia – so why aren’t we talking about it?

#DataLiteracy is the vehicle to a technological utopia – so why aren’t we talking about it?

| June 3, 2019

It goes without saying that technology has become an entrenched feature of contemporary lifestyle. Modern technology now defines the way individuals conduct their daily routines and interact with one another. We instinctively call on devices to deal with our problems. Our queries are instinctively fulfilled by Google. Our social interactions are all conveniently organized. Our […]

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