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Saturday, 14.12.2013, 00:09
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Baltic Assembly selected Estonia-based border queue electronic system developer GoSwift as one of the most innovative companies in the Baltic States, GoSwift said in a statement, informs LETA.
Latvian airline airBaltic is the first brand of the Baltic region to reach 100 000 Facebook followers. To celebrate such an achievement, airBaltic used an unmanned drone to deliver free flight tickets to Facebook fans, informs BC Jānis Vanags, vice president of corporate communications at airBaltic.
International think-tank National Democratic Institute (NDI) that supports democratic development will grant its annual democracy award thin year among others to Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves for developing and defending citizens' society on the Internet, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
The World Wide Web Foundation, founded by the creator of the web, Tim Berners-Lee, places Estonia on the 18th place among 81 states in the Internet freedom top list Web Index, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports. Latvia and Lithuania are not in the list.
Lithuanian company Fima engaged in intelligent engineering solutions will lay around 1,000 kilometres of fibre cables in remote areas, thus even more people will have access to high-speed internet. This is a part of the broadband network expansion project RAIN-2 as set in the agreement between the Ministry of Communication, Public Institution Placiajuostis Internetas and UAB Fima, informs LETA/ELTA.
70% Latvian residents between the ages of 15 to 74 have used the Internet within the past six months, according to a survey carried out by the market, social and media research company TNS Latvia, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.