Luxembourg, a pioneer of electronic commerce

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;
  • Helpdesks;
  • 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.

  • Updated 16-09-2015