- cheaper, faster and secure Internet,
- investing in people and skills, and
- stimulating the use of the Internet.
eEurope 2002 was successful in extending Internet connectivity and helped the Member States adopt the existing legal framework for electronic communications and important legislation for e-commerce. However, the effective use of the Internet was not developing as fast as connectivity. Therefore subsequent policy attention shifted to supporting effective use of ICT through an increased availability of high quality infrastructure, as well as availability of attractive services and applications and the encouragement of organizational change.