European Digital Single Market Announcement by President Juncker

The Internet and digital technologies are transforming our world. In every walk of life, every line of business. But Europe needs to change to become competitive again. Fragmentation and barriers within our single market are holding digital back. You can drive from Tallinn to Turin without once showing your passport. But you can’t stream your favourite TV shows from home once you get there. You still pay more to order off a website from a country just next door. And faced with different laws, very few small businesses can sell across borders in the EU. A year ago, the President of the European Commission Jean Claude Juncker promised to make creating a fully digital single market one of his top priorities. Now #TeamJunckerEU is making good on that promise, with the creation of the European Digital Single Market fit for a digital age.

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