Luxembourg is a prime business location for companies from the sector of new technologies and e-commerce, such as Amazon.com, eBay, iTunes, Skype, Vodafone and PayPal.
Luxembourg also hosts SES, created in 1985 in the Grand Duchy, the world's leading provider of broadcast and communication services with a fleet of over 50 satellites. A combination of factors contribute to Luxembourg's attractiveness for these companies.
Main ICT activities in Luxembourg
- Distribution of digital content, such as music, videos and games;
- Archiving and management of digital data;
- Online sales platforms;
- Communication services;
- Cloud services;
- Online payment services;
- Intellectual property.
In 2014, the government launched the 'Digital Lëtzebuerg'-initiative in order to further develop the digital economy, promote e-government and encourage the uptake of digital skills.
In April 2015, Luxembourg was awarded 9th overall ranking in the Global Information Technology Report published by the World Economic Forum.