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Submitted the handheld Digital Spain 2025

July 23 2020

This agenda will boost the country's digital transformation through the guarantee of digital connectivity, the deployment of 5G, strengthening capacity in cybersecurity, digitization of public administrations and companies, particularly SMEs, the momentum of Spain as “ hub ” of audiovisual production, the development of the economy of the data and Artificial intelligence and the guarantee of digital rights of citizenship. Also provides for the development of projects for the digitization of production model in strategic sectors.

The government president Fred Sánchez, has filed Thursday the new Digital Agenda that will be named Digital spain 2025. Includes nearly 50 steps grouped in ten strategic axes with which, over the next five years, is intended to boost the digital transformation process the country aligned with the digital strategy of the European Union, through collaboration público-privada and with the participation of all economic and social actors of the country. In the development of this digital agenda have participated over 15 ministries and government agencies and more than 25 economic agents, business and social.

Digital spain 2025 contemplates the launch during 2020-2022 of a set of structural reforms that mobilized a significant volume of public and private investment, around $70 million euros.

La inversión pública en el periodo 2020-2022 se situaría en torno a los 20.000 millones de euros, de los cuales 15.000 millones de euros, aproximadamente, corresponderían a los diferentes programas y nuevos instrumentos comunitarios de financiación del Plan de Recuperación Next Generation EU, que establece que la digitalización tiene que ser uno de los ejes principales para movilizar estos recursos.

Add to this the planned investment by the private sector, $50 billion euros, in a moderate scenario deployment of actions.

Digital spain 2025 focus their objectives in the impetus to the country's digital transformation as one of the key levers to boost economic growth, reducing inequality, increased productivity and the use of all the opportunities offered by new technologies, with respect to the constitutional values and Europeans, and the protection of the individual and collective rights.

In the words of the president Sánchez, “ this plan is not a plan more, is one of the strategic pillars on which should settle the economic recovery of Spain: job creation, increased productivity and conquest of foreign markets. ”

For its part, the European Commissioner for internal market, Thierry Breton, who has spoken by videoconference, has described the agenda of “ ambitious and innovative ” and has stressed that “ anticipates the necessary structural reforms and investment for the future, and ensures continuity of traditional policies to deploy infrastructure, increasing connectivity and make our companies, especially SMEs, are more digital. ”

The presentation ceremony in the palace of the Moncloa have attended Fred Sánchez, president of government; Nadia Calviño, 3rd and vice minister of economic affairs and Digital Transformation; Isabel Celaá, minister of education and training; Kings Maroto, minister of industry, trade and tourism; Fred Duke, minister of Science and innovation; Thierry Breton, European Commissioner of the internal market; Doña Pillar López, director-general of Microsoft Spain; Don José Luis Bonet, president of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain; Doña María Ferreras, vice president for Europe, Middle Eastern and Africa of Netflix; and Don José María Álvarez-pallete, president of Telefónica, among other prominent personalities of the sector, as well as the business and trade union.


This agenda consists of about 50 steps that revolve around ten strategic areas:

  1. Digital connectivity. Ensure an adequate digital connectivity for the entire population, promoting the disappearance of the digital divide between rural and urban areas, with the aim of that 100% of the population has coverage of 100 Mbps by 2025.
  2. Continue to lead the deployment of technology 5G in Europa and encourage their contribution to increasing economic productivity, social progress and the structuring territorial. It aims to in 2025 100% of the spectrum to be prepared for 5G.
  3. Strengthen digital skills of workers and the whole of citizenship. It will put special emphasis on labour market needs and in bridging the digital divide in education. The goal is that by 2025 80% of people have basic digital skills and half of them are women.
  4. Strengthen the capacity española in cybersecurity. Seeks to dispose of 20,000 cyber specialists, Artificial Intelligence and data in 2025 thanks, among other things, the pole of business activity that involves the environment of the National Institute of cybersecurity (INCIBE).
  5. Move the digitization of public administrations, particularly in key areas such as employment, justice, or social policies by updating technological infrastructures. In 2025, 50% of public services will be available through app mobile and will simplify and complete the relationship of citizenship and businesses with the administrations
  6. Accelerate the digitization of companies, with special attention to the differentiated from normal consumers and the start-ups. Sets a goal that at least 25% of turnover of SMEs comes in 2025 of e-commerce.
  7. Accelerate the digitalization of through projects productive model tractors digital transformation in strategic economic sectors as the agri-food, mobility, health, tourism, trade or energy, among others. These projects have as a goal a 10% reduction in emissions of CO2 by effect of the digitalization of the economy in 2025
  8. Enhance the attractiveness of Spain as European audiovisual platform to generate business and jobs, with a target of 30 per cent increase in the audiovisual production in our country for the year 2025
  9. Move towards an economy of data, ensuring security and privacy and seizing the opportunities offered by Artificial intelligence with the objective of at least 25% of companies use Artificial intelligence and Big Dates within five years.
  10. Guarantee the rights in the new digital environment, and in particular, labor rights, consumers, citizens and businesses. In this field sets the objective of developing a letter of digital rights.


Moreover, Digital Spain 2025 wants to contribute to close the different digital divides that have been widened in recent years, either by socio-economic reasons, gender, age, territorial, or environmental, and which have been shown during the pandemic. A mission that is aligned to sustainable development objectives (ODS) and the Agenda 2030 of United nations.


The Government will create the Advisory Council for the Digital Transformation, which will público-privado character and facilitate dialogue and participation of the different economic and social actors for the digital transformation of the country.

The national telecommunications Observatory and the information society (ONTSI) will provide public information digital transformation and supporting the development of reports for the assessment and updating of actions developed within the framework of this agenda.

Additionally, it will create a website dedicated to Digital Spain 2025, with updated information on actions and indicators, and will produce a annual monitoring report, which will be presented to the Advisory Council for the transformation Digital.

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