#internet

Students of the International School on the Rhine (ISR) working with VR headsets on their digital lessons in Neuss, Germany, 15 December 2017. The school has been operating for a year a pilot program whereby students use VR headsets for classes, foremostly in the natural sciences. Since the start of this school year teachers and students from several grades of the ISR are also working with tables and e-books. Photo: Ina Fassbender/dpa
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EU pushes to improve digital competency in member states

European Commission has t adopted new initiatives to improve key competences and digital skills of European citizens, to promote common values and pupils' awareness of the functioning of the European Union.
ARCHIV - Netzwerkkabel stecken am 16.10.2015 in einem Serverraum in München (Bayern) in einem Switch. Foto: Matthias Balk/dpa (zu dpa «Internetanschluss in der Zelle - Planungen für drei Gefängnisse» vom 10.03.2016) +++(c) dpa - Bildfunk+++
ARCHIV - Netzwerkkabel stecken am 16.10.... […]

Internet access in the EU

Fast and easily accessible broadband internet is the prerequisite for digitalization in Europe. This visualization shows the status quo in the EU.
ARCHIV - ILLUSTRATION - Eine Frau hält am 04.08.2013 ein Mobiltelefon am Ostseestrand von Kolberg, Polen. Die Zusatzkosten für Handynutzer im EU-Ausland werden wie geplant im Juni 2017 abgeschafft. (zu dpa "Abschaffung der Roaming-Gebühren nimmt entscheidende Hürde" vom 01.02.2017) Foto: Daniel Naupold/dpa +++(c) dpa - Bildfunk+++
ARCHIV - ILLUSTRATION - Eine Frau hält ... […]

Mobile surfing

Frequency of using the mobile Internet in European comparison.
Championed by French President Emmanuel Macron, the new tax on digital multinationals will target revenue generated in an EU country, instead of on profits that are booked in a low-tax EU headquarters, often Ireland or Luxembourg. Photo: Loic Venance / AFP
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EU to propose new Google, Facebook tax in 2018: Juncker

The EU will propose a new tax on tech giants such as Google and Facebook next year despite opposition by several states, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker says