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EU outlines plans for 'digital decade' with new connectivity targets

Tuesday 9 March 2021 | 17:47 CET | News
The European Commission has issued a new communication designed to guide the EU's digital development in the period to 2030. Developed at the prompting of the EU member states, the framework outlines plans for a 'digital decade' involving new initiatives for skills training, infrastructure development, business transformation and e-government. Implementation will be monitored regularly through a 'Digital Compass' based on new legislation.

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