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High-speed internet for everyone!

High-speed nationwide broadband networks are the basis of the digital world. Germany needs to lead the way in this field. Instead, it languishes at 28th place in global rankings.

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Digital infrastructure

No more national solo runs

- The current patchwork of regulations in the 28 EU member states must swiftly be transformed into a real and functioning digital internal market. New federal government must push ahead with network Expansion. more
Digital infrastructure

Robust Economy no Cause for Complacency

- Despite the uncertainties coming from the USA and Brexit it is necessary to prepare the German economy for future success, BDI President Dieter Kempf said. more
Digital infrastructure

Grillo: Expansion of digital infrastructure must not be delayed

- In his speech at the opening of CeBIT, BDI President Ulrich Grillo urged the German federal government to inject momentum into the digitisation of industry by providing a higher-capacity broadband infrastructure. more
Industrie 4.0

EU refugee policy: Industry supports the federal government’s course

- The burden of receiving refugees must be fairly distributed in Europe. This was the message from the presidents of the BDI, BDA, DIHK and ZDH in a statement issued for the summit in Munich. Other topics on the agenda are digitisation and strengthening Business 4.0. more