The checkmynet.lu app launched in April 2018 makes it possible to measure, free of charge, the quality of Internet access. The initial aim is to enable users to check whether their operator actually delivers the promised connection speed. Six months and 69,500 measurements on, the Luxembourg Regulatory Institute (ILR), which edits the app, has drawn up a mostly positive report.
16 Luxembourgish start-ups are taking part in the 2019 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, from 8th to 11th January 2019. For them, it represents an opportunity to introduce themselves to professionals in the field and attract prominent investors. And Luxembourg stands out: the Luxembourg Village, organised by the Chamber of Commerce and Luxfactory, covers an area of 100 m2, larger than the representations of Belgium and Japan.
To believe the latest edition of the report "Measuring the Information Society" of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), Luxembourgers are the best in the world in terms of digital skills. Indeed, Luxembourgers are considered the most qualified in the world in terms of basic digital skills (over 90%).
The European Data Portal, an initiative by the European Commission, has just published the most recent edition of its comparative study of Open Data in European countries. The Grand Duchy's great result last year was confirmed in this new edition; the score obtained means that once again, it is ranked in 6th place in the EU.