# digitalization

A man wearing gloves as a protective measure, holds a smartphone in Madrid on March 19, 2020. - Spain today announced that deaths from the novel coronavirus had jumped by nearly 30 percent over the past 24 hours to 767. The number of people who have contracted the disease has meanwhile grown by around 25 percent to 17,147, according to health ministry figures, bringing Spain's tally near that of Iran, the world's third most affected country after China and Italy. (Photo by Gabriel BOUYS / AFP)
A man wearing gloves as a protective mea […]

EU looks to apps as way of easing virus lockdown

As the EU's economy reels from virus lockdowns, Brussels has unveiled a proposed roadmap to ease restrictions, relying in large part on smartphone tracking apps
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.