The European Union’s annual report on digital societies has placed Finland in the pole position among member nations thanks to its high rates of mobile broadband connectivity, digital skills and e-government initiatives.
In general, Northern European countries dominate the top spots on the EU’s annual that was released today. After Finland, , the Netherlands, Denmark, and soon-to-be-former EU nation United Kingdom top the list.
The Index measures factors such as broadband connectivity, human capital, use of internet, digital public services, and research to rank member nations. Overall, the report says the continent continues to make progress toward its digital transformation goals.
However, the report also notes that despite ambitious goals, the “largest EU economies are not digital frontrunners.”
Indeed, while the GDP of Germany, France