Policymakers and legislators in Brussels and across the bloc have been mapping out Europe’s emergence out of the coronavirus pandemic with a series of commitments for how tomorrow’s digital world should function for citizens across the continent.
From a bolstered programme for digital skills and education to increased cybersecurity standards for critical infrastructure, from a push to next-generation telecommunications infrastructure to building up the bloc’s regulatory landscape for digital services and introducing competition reforms to foster the bloc’s SME landscape, over the coming years, Europe’s technology sector will be subjected to a profound transformation.
This special report, produced in partnership with Vodafone, analyses the current state of play for Europe’s digital vision of the future in a radically transformed post-coronavirus world. It draws on the expertise of high-level politicians and policymakers, industry experts and business leaders, in order to chart the coming revolution in Europe’s technological landscape.
On Tuesday (9 June), EU member states are set to sign off on a series of broad commitments to transform the bloc's digital agenda, in the aftermath of Europe's battle with the coronavirus that has once again highlighted the vital importance of digital technology.
As part of a raft of commitments to be announced by the European Council today (9 June), EU member states will renew their commitment to bridging the gap across Europe's connectivity divides, as certain territories on the continent continue to be isolated from more developed parts of the bloc.
As part of the European Commission's recently revised long-term budget proposal, an increased outlay could go towards the digital up-skilling and re-skilling of citizens. EURACTIV caught up with MEP Victor Negrescu to talk about why this issue has risen to the top of the EU agenda.
A new competition tool 'fit for the digital age' is set to be unveiled by the European Commission before the end of this year, which has prompted stakeholders to begin analysing the wider impact that it could have on fostering competition across the EU's market economies.
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