Government Leadership Award

The Government of the Republic of Estonia

The Award recognises the policy approaches adopted to support the deployment of mobile services, particularly in relation to the provision of fibre backhaul in rural areas and the strong promotion and rapid development of 5G services. Estonia has made excellent progress towards the digital transformation of its Government services, based upon a robust digital identity for all citizens. In addition, the panel were impressed by the focus on encouraging the take-up of mobile services in both the private and public sectors.