The European Union-African Union Digital Economy Task Force (EU-AU DETF) provides a platform of partnership for the private sector, donors, international organisations, financial institutions and civil society based on a shared understanding of how an already fast evolving African digital transformation can achieve cross-border integration, and bring benefits to all citizens. During 6 months, the EU-AU DETF developed a shared vision, a set of common agreed principles and a list of policy recommendations and actions focusing on four main objectives.
Original title: L’UE investit plus de 34,5 millions d’euros dans l’internet très haut débit en Martinique
The EU-AU Digital Economy Task Force (DETF) unveiled today its final report, a concrete result of the Africa-Europe Alliance for Sustainable Investment and Jobs launched President Jean-Claude Juncker in the 2018 State of the Union.
Luxembourg, 12 June 2019
The EU and Mexico agreed to continuously cooperate on several digital policy areas including digitalisation of industry, research cooperation, standardisation, eCommerce, online platforms, telecoms regulation, audio-visual regulation, eGovernment and data protection.
The Connecting Europe Broadband Fund (CEBF) has finalised a deal in Slovenia to invest into a high-quality fibre-to-the-home (FTTH), open-access network for residential, business and public administration in the rural areas of Slovenia and to cover over 240,000 locations. This is the third successfully closed project by the Fund.
Today, the European Commission is releasing the results of the 2019 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), which monitors Europe’s overall digital performance and tracks the progress of EU countries with respect to their digital competitiveness.
This independent forum brings together statutory national regulators and industry in a collegiate, neutral setting to debate policy issues. This meeting is open to all stakeholders from the telecommunications, media and technology sectors.
Located just outside the capital city Valletta, the Maltese municipality of Floriana is famous for its heritage and rich history. The WiFi4EU voucher from the European Commission comes as a perfect complement to the Council’s plan to promote the cultural heritage and facilitate new opportunities for local residents while welcoming visitors year-round.
The municipalities of Jurmala and Tukums are the happy receivers of two new WiFi4EU vouchers. The simbolic ceremony took place during a mission of INEA colleagues to Latvia.
After two successful calls for applications, the physical spread of the municipalities that will benefit of the EU funding under the WiFi4EU scheme can now be portrayed visually.