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Tuesday, 18.06.2013, 23:55
At a meeting with Tunisian Foreign Minister Othman Jarandi on Monday, Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet said that Tunisia’s initiative to organize an internet freedom conference is a good example for other countries in the region to promote freedom in cyberspace as well, reported BC the Foreign Ministry of Estonia.
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Hostex, one of the largest data center companies in Lithuania, that belongs to Lithuania-based telecommunications company TEO LT Group, will be more closely integrated into the activities of Baltic Data Center (BDC), its parent company, and starting from June 17, informs LETA.
Even though the ruling coalition has turned down the National Electronic Mass Media Council's concept on the establishment of a merged public medium, Prime Minister of Latvia Valdis Dombrovskis (Unity) believes that the medium will be established by 2015, informs LETA.
Estonia's largest mobile phone operator EMT announced on Monday that it has covered 95% of Estonia with 4G signal, making Estonia the top state in this sphere in Europe; competitors doubt the data though, LETA/Postimees writes.
Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet participated on Monday in a high-level conference of the countries in the Internet Freedom Coalition, where he accepted the responsibility to lead the coalition from the Netherlands, reported LETA the Foreign Ministry press department.
The Estonian Public Broadcasting (ERR) turned to the President of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), Jean-Paul Philippot, expressing concerns over the decision of the Greek government to close the state's public broadcasting company ERT, informs LETA.
The management of Latvian State Television has decided to sever ties with both the director of Latvian Television Channel 1 (LTV1) Baiba Smite, as well as the director of Latvian Television Channel 7 (LTV7) Ija Circene-Grosa, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.