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Digital Alps: Partnering with Broadband Competence Offices to build a digital connectivity roadmap for the Alpine Region

Mountain regions have much to gain from digitalisation and broadband connectivity. There is great potential for Smart Villages, SMEs, and access to online services in healthcare, education and much more. Mountain communities, however, face greater obstacles than most in becoming full participants in the European Union’s Digital Decade. Their remoteness, in terms of distance and topography, combined with smaller populations, make them technically and financially challenging to reach with broadband infrastructure.

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Testers needed for SONAAR project

The EU pilot project SONAAR is looking for social media users willing to help testing this new accessibility feature for Android and Chrome

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Spain’s nation-wide State aid scheme to connect 430,000 people in grey areas

“Spain is the first European country to develop a broadband scheme for grey areas with a geographical scope covering all the nation” states Elena Galindo from Spain’s Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda, in this video. Ms Galindo, representing Spain’s national Broadband Competence Office, explains that the scheme is needed as approximately “8-10% of the population living in isolated rural and remote areas could not be covered with fast broadband”. It aims to cover 3.5 million people, of which 430,000 in grey areas, with minimum speeds of 300 Mbps symmetrical, upgradeable to 1 Gbps.

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Recording of the online discussion on the Web Accessibility Directive - 23 September 2020

The Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology co-organised, with the European Disability Forum, an online discussion on the Web Accessibility Directive, on 23 September 2020.
By that date, all public sector websites across Europe had to be accessible for persons with disabilities; mobile apps will follow by 23 June 2021.