EU countries need to be clearer about the use and availability of radio spectra to help Block reach its digital goals, the European Commission said Wednesday with the United States. Accelerated pushes to reduce China’s reliance on technology.
EU executives also want to submit an annual report that may help European Union countries achieve their ambitious digital goals and identify those who are lagging behind.
EU member states have proposed pooling resources, especially in 5G, data, low power processors and blockchain projects, to facilitate financing from existing EU programs and private investors.
“So today we propose a concrete plan to achieve digital transformation,” Commission Vice-Chairman Marguerite Vestager said in a statement.
Thierry Breton, Industry Commissioner, said: Otherwise, we will continue to be exposed to the ups and downs of the world, missing out on economic growth and job creation. “
Telecom providers have long sought more spectra to deploy 5G mobile data services, but the government sees frequencies as dollar boxes, many raising billions of euros from spectrum auctions. I am.
The Commission said that making it clearer when the spectrum would be available and how it would be used would increase legal certainty and predictability of the investment.
EU executives said they would like to set up a Digital Economy and Social Index (DESI) to monitor the progress of each country’s achievement of digital goals through key performance indicators. Delays will have to take additional steps to catch up.
The Commission’s proposal requires agreement from EU countries and the European Parliament before it can be implemented. Texas News Today