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EU telecom ministers highlight need for coordinated approach for digital sector in fight against coronavirus

Wednesday 6 May 2020 | 14:50 CET | News
The telecom ministers of the EU have held their first informal videoconference gathering about what effects the covid-19 pandemic may have on the telecom and digital sector. Talk went to the use of mobile applications and mobility data to fight the coronavirus and the ministers highlighted first and foremost the need for a coordinated approach at EU level. They also noted that contact tracing applications will be important for the gradual relaxation of lockdown measures. They concluded that the pandemic showed even more strongly how society is reliant on digital technology, for teleworking

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Companies: European Commission
Countries: Europe
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