Future Connectivity

Economy & Jobs 12-03-2019

Supporting sports to boost gender equality

Getting to better know your body, having healthier habits, gaining confidence… sports can be a tool for education for children, but also to enhance gender equality. Through its Erasmus + programme, the EU has been funding initiatives that aim at supporting inclusiveness, and integration in athletics events, including gender equality.
Automated vehicles 02-07-2018

What’s driving Europe’s strategy on connected cars?

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Throughout its four years in office, the Juncker Commission has promoted connected and automated cars and encouraged industry groups to invest more in developing the technologies. EURACTIV looks at what it has achieved.
Broadband 26-02-2018

Mobile World Congress: Europe rushes to keep pace on connectivity

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The EU is racing to make the superfast 5G mobile technology available for consumers by 2025, but is lagging behind faster competitors in Asia and the US.
Agrifood 20-03-2017

EU farming getting smarter

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The European Union is exploring ways of helping its Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) enter the digital era after 2020.
EURACTIV Special Report - Mobile World Congress 2016

Mobile World Congress 2016

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This week, EURACTIV reports from Barcelona’s World Mobile Congress on the latest developments on 5G and broadband.

EU Code Week 2015

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EU Code Week raises awareness about a skill that will only become more influential as time passes. Coding is the language of computers – when you learn it, you will be able to create software, websites, and apps.
Mobile World Congress

Mobile World Congress

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Beyond smartwatches and underwater television, real innovation is waiting for new 5G technology to be unleashed. Its groundwork was laid out by policymakers and telecoms players during the Barcelona event.