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Tuesday, 25.10.2016, 16:38
Latvian telecommunications operator Latvijas Mobilais Telefons (LMT) achieved a 9% increase in turnover in January-September to EUR 139 mln as compared to the respective period in 2015, the company’s spokeswoman Elina Lidere informed LETA.
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One of the largest global cyber-security event of the month - the 7th annual international conference DSS ITSEC - will be held on October 27 in Riga, bringing together more than 80 presentations by recognized industry experts. Special attention will be focused on the possibilities and risks of the Internet of Things. It will be possible to listen to expert speeches from all 9 parallel sessions on-site and also online via live video streaming on the event website,DSS ITSEC representative told BC.
Lithuania plans to spend over 170 mln euros on information and communication technology (ICT) development over the next three years, with a large portion of the money to go toward making various public and administrative services available online, writes LETA/BNS.
Lithuania's regulator has given the green light for merging the mobile operator Omnitel into the integrated telecoms, IT and TV services provider Teo LT, informs LETA/BNS.
Latvian Radio will conduct a test of digital audio broadcasting in line with a decision taken by the National Electronic Mass Media Council, the council’s representatives informed LETA.
Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that 63.5 % of enterprises1 in Latvia had a website at the beginning 2016, which was 4.5 percentage points more than in 2015. Similarly to previous years, at the beginning of the present year a website was set up by most of the accommodation service and information and communication service providers (95.6 % and 93.6 %, respectively). In turn, retail enterprises (48.4 %) and enterprises of the transportation and storage sector (42.9 %) did not have as many websites.
The TOP 5 of the Latvian telecommunications and communications sector remained unchanged from last year, but there are several newcomers in the TOP 10 list, according to the Latvian Business Annual Report 2016 compiled by Firmas.lv and LETA.