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Access to telecommunications should be equal across the EU, whilst avoiding an unequal digital development in industries such as transport and tourism, MEPs said in a Resolution. Artificial intelligence and robotics demand clear rules on safety and liability, the Resolution states.

Further, schools need to teach digital skills in order to close the “digital divide” and ensure a smooth transition to a smart economy. Public authorities must include cyber security requirements in public procurement.

As for 5G, which needs to be deployed quickly, to avoid the delays experienced during the rollout of 4G, Member States need to work better together on the spectrum strategy, said MEPs in a separate non-legislative Resolution. For further information, click here.