Villarcayo de Merindad de Castilla la Vieja is a charming municipality located in the north of the province of Burgos, part of the autonomous community of Castilla y León. The WiFi4EU team spoke with Mayor Adrián Serna del Pozo, who has already channelled the EUR 15,000 WiFi4EU voucher won during the first call towards high-speed connectivity, and paved the way for new e-services for citizens of all ages.
The European Commission has informed Czech operators of mobile telephony O2 CZ and T-Mobile CZ, as well as the Czech telecom infrastructure provider CETIN of its preliminary view that their network sharing agreement restricts competition in breach of EU antitrust rules.
The last work programme of Horizon 2020 (H2020) is prioritising the development of key technologies for digital transformation. Future networks that can be created and deployed using powerful 5G technologies, software, cloud computing, Internet of Things and Next Generation internet (using blockchain) will contribute to a successful digital transformation. At the Digital Excellence Forum at ICT Proposers’ Day 2019, visitors will get precise information about the actions that can be funded in this context. The event will also provide the opportunity for networking and finding potential.
A rural municipality in the centre of Lithuania – Panevėžys district is the first municipality in Lithuania which received WiFi4EU voucher. The WiFi4EU team met the mayor Povilas Žagunis and spoke about the Wi-Fi development plans in the municipality.
SMART CITIES CEE will address the big questions that city leaders face when they are planning their city of the future – governance, digitalisation, citizen happiness, climate change, health, liveability & more.
Smart City Expo World Congress exists in order to empower cities and collectivize urban innovation across the globe. Through promoting social innovation, establishing partnerships and identifying business opportunities, the event is dedicated to creating a better future for cities and their citizens worldwide.
With representatives from high profile companies already confirmed, attendees will have the opportunity to network and learn about the latest breakthroughs, innovations, challenges and solutions affecting the international public transport industry today.
The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, €300 million of public support for Greece’s Ultrafast Broadband Infrastructure Scheme. The scheme will bring ultrafast broadband services to customers in areas with insufficient connectivity in Greece.
The “fifth generation” of telecommunication systems will be a critical building block of our digital economy and society in the next decade. Mobile traffic doubles every two years and new applications are emerging. This factsheet explains how 5G will provide the capacities and performance to meet these connectivity needs.
A summary of the exchange of views, with a focus on digital, transport and finance policy, is now available.