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Sunday, 29.03.2015, 13:35
Since the beginning of December 2014, more than 1,100 people have gained Estonia's e-residency; starting mid-April 2015, the registration becomes easier because one does not have to come to Estonia anymore to do so, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
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One of the Commission’s a priority is to create a Digital Single Market. However, there are some obstacles to remove in order to boost growth and create jobs in the sector. The College of Commissioners has had a first discussion on the EU Digital Strategy to be unveiled in May, and set out the main areas to focus on triggering real changes for consumers and businesses.
Over one half or 57% of Latvian residents use the Internet on a daily basis, according to the latest "DNB Latvia Barometer" survey, cites LETA.
Estonian commercial television station TV3 bought Internet advertising company SmartAD, LETA/Äripäev.ee reports.
Lithuanians are the most avid online news consumers in the European Union, the Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI 2015) has revealed. With the total score of 0.5, Lithuania is ranked 7th among the EU member states in internet usage, reports LETA/ELTA.
Ministry of Education and Science is planning to again use the services of Datorzinibu centrs, the developer of the failed Skolas.lv school portal, according to information posted on the Procurement Monitoring Bureau's website, cites LETA.
The Estonian government approved a decree on Thursday according to which the digital ID card of an e-resident can be received with one customer contact from April 2015, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.