MEMO/17/913  19-04-2017 - End of roaming charges for travellers in the EU in 2017 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 19 April 2017 Updated Questions and Answers (*) 1. Roaming in the EU How does roaming work in the EU? When you travel to a foreign country and phone, text or surf online with your mobile phone or device using your home country's SIM...
MEMO/17/885  06-04-2017 - End of roaming charges for travellers in the EU in 2017 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 6 April 2017 Updated Questions and Answers 1. Roaming in the EU How does roaming work in the EU? When you travel to a foreign country and phone, text or surf online with your mobile phone or device using your home country's SIM card,...
STATEMENT/17/887  06-04-2017 - Statement by Vice-President for the Digital Single Market Andrus Ansip on the European Parliament's vote on wholesale roaming prices 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 6 April 2017 "As of 15 June 2017 people will be able to switch on mobile services, especially data, without fear of high bills while travelling in the EU. I welcome today's positive vote of the European Parliament on wholesale roaming prices, following...
AGENDA/17/522  09-03-2017 - Thursday 23 March: Digital Day in Rome 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: Digital Day, the digital part of the official celebrations marking the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome, will take place in Rome, on 23 March 2017. The event is organised by the European Commission - Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content &...
IP/17/702  23-03-2017 - European Interoperability Framework: Commission presents new guidance for digital public services 
European Commission - Commission - Press release European Brussels, 23 March 2017 The European Commission publishes today a new European Interoperability Framework which will help European public administrations to coordinate their digitisation efforts when delivering public services.
IP/17/687  22-03-2017 - Europe's future is digital: EU countries to commit in Rome to go deeper and further on digital 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 March 2017 As part of the celebrations of the 60 years of the Treaties of Rome, the Commission will bring Ministers together tomorrow to progress on high-performance computing, connected mobility and industry digitisation. Initiatives to support digital skills will also be discussed.
STATEMENT/17/690  20-03-2017 - Joint statement by Vice-President Andrus Ansip and Commissioner Vĕra Jourová on the dialogue on data protection and data flows with Japan 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Hanover, 20 March 2017 Today, Vice-President Andrus Ansip and Commissioner Vĕra Jourová, together with the Japanese delegation, launched at the CeBIT 2017 fair the dialogue on data protection and data flows with Japan, to further EU-Japan bilateral cooperation on the data economy.
IP/17/631  17-03-2017 - The European Commission and Member States consumer authorities ask social media companies to comply with EU consumer rules 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 March 2017 EU consumer authorities and organisations have received a growing number of complaints from consumers, who have been targeted by fraud or scams when using social media websites, as well as having been subject to certain terms of services that do not...
AGENDA/17/328  22-02-2017 - Friday 3 March: How digital is your country? The 2017 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Friday 3 March, the European Commission will publish the results of the 2017 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI). This tool presents the performance of Member States in a wide range of areas, from connectivity and digital skills to the digitisation of...
IP/17/347  03-03-2017 - How digital is your country? Europe improves but still needs to close digital gap 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 3 March 2017 The 2017 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) shows that the EU is making progress but the gap between top digital players and lower-performing countries is still too wide.