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26 May: Is Europe fit for the digital age whilst the internet remains inaccessible for millions of Europeans?

Editor’s Blog: Produced in collaboration with the EU Buzz team 

The future is digital. The now is digital – an internet of things awaits us all, but, when cost and network coverage still remain key challenges for many across the European Union, we have to ask if Europe is genuinely fit for the digital age?

The Commission’s response is to create a regulatory framework for data governance, access and re-use; support the development of technological systems and cutting-edge infrastructure; improve competences in society and business; and build European data spaces in at least nine sectors (industry, Green Deal, mobility, health, …