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Tuesday, 06.10.2015, 23:15
IT and telecommunications company Teo acquires the mobile operator Omnitel from its current shareholder TeliaSonera. This allows Teo and Omnitel to meet the customers' increasing demand of converged offerings on the market including fixed, mobile, internet, TV and IT services, Teo said in a statement, cites LETA/ELTA.
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An agreement is being prepared in order to equip Latvia's current anti-air system "RBS –70" with improved missiles, reports LETA, according to the Defense Ministry's representative Kaspars Galkins.
As the result of good work of software giant Google, a flaw was discovered in the certificates of Estonian ID cards, which concerns nearly 250,000 ID card holders and among them also all the more than 5,000 Estonian e-residents cards, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
President Toomas Hendrik Ilves opened "Estonia ICT Day – Digitally Smart Solutions for Sustainable Development" on Friday at the World Bank; Estonian representatives of the private and public sectors introduced our e-solutions at the event, the President's Office reports BC.
The law enforcement did not see anything criminal in the scandalous website whose slogan is For White Lithuania, Let Us Not Allow to Blacken It, and which has divided public figures into "patriots" and "collaborators". The daily Lietuvos Zinios writes that hostile countries are often behind such radical rhetoric, cites LETA/ELTA.
In order to improve its Internet connectivity and speed, the mobile telecommunications company Tele2 is developing its 4G+ or ''LTE Advanced'' network in areas where its has already introduced its 4G network, the company informs LETA.
Lithuania and Ukraine have signed an agreement on cooperation in the area of science and technology (S&T) in 2016-2020, writes LETA.
The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Latvia is pleased to announce the creation of a new website and Facebook page focused on Holland and Baltic Business cooperation, reported BC Oskars Gruziņš, Senior Economic Officer of Embassy.
The Board of ICT investment company INVL Technology on 29 September 2015 decided that 100 % shares of a specialised Microsoft solutions company UAB Acena will be transferred to another INVL Technology managed company UAB BAIP, writes LETA/ELTA.
U.S. needs to upgrade IT capabilities to defend regions under threat of possible aggression from Russia
If Russia suddenly launches rapid-fire aggression in a certain region, it would take too long for U.S. command and control networks to get in contact with allies and react, Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, the U.S. Army’s top commander in Europe, told the defense portal ''Breaking Defence''.
Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, and political scientist and writer Francis Fukuyama discussed the future of information technology in Stanford University, Silicon Valley, the president's office reports BC.
Constructions of military infrastructure necessary for installation of new long-range radars and contracted for by the Lithuanian Armed Forces begins in the 1st (Antaversis village, Prienai district) and the 3rd (Deguciai village, Silute district) radiolocation posts of the Lithuanian Air Force, reports BC Lithuania's Ministry of National Defence.
The President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves on September 23rd visited the Apple campus in Silicon Valley, USA, which was the venue for the "Startup Europe comes to Silicon Valley" event aimed at bringing together representatives of European start-up companies, policy makers and American investors in order to develop trans-Atlantic communication and entrepreneurship, reported BC presidential press service.
Modernisation of Internet network, commenced by Lattelecom in April 2015, ensures access to up to 10 times faster Internet to more than 165,000 households or each fifth household in Latvia, reported BC Lattelecom head of public relations projects Liga Bite.
Distinguished young professionals from all over Europe will soon gather in Vilnius. From October 1 to 4, World Economic Forum youth organization Global Shapers will be hosting the Shape Europe event, also known as Youth Davos. More than a hundred Global Shapers community members will join the event in Vilnius, City Municipality's press service reports BC.