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Thursday, 26.11.2015, 16:11
The Estonian media group Eesti Meedia is planning to acquire the company Ohk ja Paike OU which is partly owned by businessman Rain Rosimannus and which manages the music channel Seitse, informs LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Estonia, Legislation, Markets and Companies, Mergers and take-overs, Telecomunications
Lithuania's electronic communications market revenues grew by 4.5% in the third quarter from a year ago to reach 158.3 million euros, preliminary data from the Communications Regulatory Authority (RRT) showed on Wednesday, cites LETA/BNS.
Statistics Lithuania informs that an annual publication Information Technologies in Lithuania 2015 has been released. Based on provisional data, in 2014, compared to 2013, the output of the ICT sector increased by 6% and accounted for 3.5% of the output of non-financial enterprises (in 2013, 3.2%).
Growth of Lithuanian mobile phone operators' revenue is good for the entire telecommunications market and the economy as a whole, an analyst said on November 12th, cites BNS/LETA.
Minister of Justice of Lithuania Juozas Bernatonis supports the Interior Ministry's proposal to register personal data of people, who buy prepaid mobile telecommunications cards, informs LETA/ELTA.
The European Parliament approved on October 27th the abolition of mobile roaming fees, which, however, may result in an increase of service prices in Estonia, LETA/Delfi Ärileht reports.
Thanks to the European Union's new roaming regulations, roaming tariffs will decrease fourfold from April 30, 2016, while on June 15, 2017 end-user roaming charges will be abolished altogether in the European Union, as MEP Krisjanis Karins said on October 23rd, cites LETA.