“We need the highest degree of security possible in the European 5G network. Therefore, we cannot allow companies that are under the influence of foreign governments – like, for instance, the Chinese government – to be responsible for the EU’s strategic important 5G network”, said Christian Ehler MEP, EPP Group Spokesman in the European Parliament’s Industry Committee, on today’s communication on 5G from the European Commission.
Today, the Commission releases its latest survey on Europeans’ attitudes towards cybercrime.
The results show that awareness of cybercrime is rising, with 52% of respondents stating they are fairly well or very well informed about cybercrime, up from 46% in 2017. Europeans are however growing less confident about their capacity to stay safe online: 59% of Internet users think they can protect themselves sufficiently against cybercrime, down from 71% in 2017.
Chip manufacturers are very aware of the opportunities that dual frequency offers and, correspondingly, the market has witnessed the launch of a range of mass-market dual-frequency chips targeted at various applications. In turn, smartphone manufacturers also understand the benefits that these chips provide in terms of positioning accuracy for location based services and are eager to pass on these benefits to their users.
In 2019, 87% of people aged 16-74 in the European Union (EU) reported they had used the internet during the previous three months. This share ranged from 98% in Sweden to 68% in Bulgaria.
In this episode of the #DigitalDigest Podcast we discuss various aspects of using advanced digital solutions to transform cities and smaller communities in the EU.
The Support Facility for the European Broadband Competence Offices (BCO) Network offers support and training for BCOs through an annual programme of knowledge exchange and capacity-building. This Annual Work Plan Summary outlines the objectives and activities planned for 2020. The programme will include events, publications and video interviews dedicated to increasing the capacity of European BCOs to bring broadband connectivity to all citizens, with an emphasis on bridging the digital gap between urban and rural areas and reaching the Gigabit Society objectives.
This briefing aims to provide EMPL Committee Members (and other readers) with an insight into how recent technical innovation and its pace affect the mental well-being of workers. It summarises the findings of the relevant literature and identifies areas requiring further research or data collection.
The Belgian municipality of Olne is the perfect destination for hikers and visitors looking for a peaceful stroll in the Ardennes. The WiFi4EU team spoke with Mayor Cédric Halin to know more about the municipality’s digital policies, aimed at delivering improved e-services for citizens and tourists of all ages.