The Czech Republic’s railway sector is increasingly embracing modern technologies such as AI, while the country's rail companies are planning to make major investments in the coming years and to rejuvenate its fleet gradually.
Investors are finding new infrastructure opportunities on a global scale, including 5G, subsidy-free renewables, smart cities and PPP in new markets, writes law firm CMS in its latest Infrastructure Index report.
Sberbank, Russian largest bank, made a pilot blockchain transaction. Under the leadership of the former economy minister Herman Gref, Sberbank has been focusing on blockchain technology for nearly two years.
In a surprising move Russian President Vladimir Putin refused to grant the frequencies widely used for 5G networks to domestic telecommunication networks operators and decided to reserve these frequencies for the military and intelligence services.
As e-commerce markets in economically more advanced European countries are showing signs of slowing down, in less developed markets — mainly in the Central and Southeast Europe (CSE) — e-commerce is on the rise.
As the only Central and Southeast (CSE) country Estonia moved from a position of a Moderate Innovator into a group of Strong Innovators in the European Innovation Scoreboard 2019 (EIS) prepared by the European Commission (EC).