Sweden, Greece and the Netherlands announce new National Coalitions

  • 3 New National Coalitions, 21 National Coalitions now in EU

Sweden, Greece and the Netherlands now have National Coalitions, bringing the number in the EU to 21

  • DESI 2018 (Digital Economy and Society Index) is out: data data dataaaaa

The EU is getting more digital, but progress remains insufficient for Europe to catch up with global leaders and to reduce differences across Member States.

Europe’s digital leaders are Denmark, Sweden, Finland and The Netherlands.

The fresh data shows that more & more Europeans use the internet to communicate. The share of homes with ultrafast broadband is also rapidly growing. The EU has more digital specialists than before but skills gaps remain. While more and more companies send eInvoices or use social media, the number of SMEs selling online has been stagnating over the past years.

Here are some useful links:
Press release: bit.ly/2rTQZMT
General info on #DESIeu: bit.ly/2b2VMFj
Country profiles: http://bit.ly/1WScOIn

Videos on DSM YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/DigitalAgendaEU/videos