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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Sunday, 22.10.2017, 02:01

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RB RAIL switches to electronic procurement system

RB RAIL switches to electronic procurement system

20.10.2017

Due to changes in the Latvian Public Procurement law, all Rail Baltica tender applications administered by RB RAIL AS onwards will be processed using free of charge electronic information system and its sub-system e-tender. The Electronic Procurement System (EPS) is currently an alternative to previous application and proposal submission system in Latvia that will completely replace the previous system of paper proposal submission, informed BC communications and government affairs manager Ilze Rassa.

Keyword tags: EU – Baltic States, Good for Business, Latvia, Legislation, Railways, Technology, Transport



Proposed Electronic Communications Code: reforming European telecoms

Proposed Electronic Communications Code: reforming European telecoms

20.10.2017

The EU’s telecoms markets are subject to changes: the member states need more coordination, legal certainty, clear regulations, investments and incentives. The proposed Code aims to achieve sufficiently long minimum duration for spectrum assignments for 5G across Europe. The EU special agency, the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) based in Riga, is an important actor to ensure consistency.

Tele2 raises capacities in Baltics in Q3

Tele2 raises capacities in Baltics in Q3

20.10.2017

Tele2 mobile operator in Latvia closed the first nine months of 2017 with EUR 86.6 million in turnover, up 10.7% against the same period a year ago, when the company achieved EUR 78.3 million in turnover, the company’s representatives told LETA. In Lithuania, Tele2 posted 1.439 billion Swedish kronor (EUR 150 mln) in revenue in the first nine months of 2017, up by 18.3% and sales of the Estonian unit of Tele2 in the third totaled 182 million Swedish kronor or around 18.9 million euros, remaining on the same level, informs LETA.


Hacker Calovskis: IT security improving, but number of security holes also rising

Hacker Calovskis: IT security improving, but number of security holes also rising

20.10.2017

While IT security has been steadily improving, the number of security holes has also been rising, Deniss Calovskis, who was convicted of cyber crimes in the United States last December, said in an interview with Latvian Television yesterday, reports LETA.

Telia's Q3 sales grew by 3% in Estonia

Telia's Q3 sales grew by 3% in Estonia

20.10.2017

Revenue of the Estonian operation of Telia totaled 698 million Swedish kronor in the third quarter of this year, marking an increase of 3% over the same period in 2016, informs LETA/BNS.


19.10.2017

Cloud computing used by 16.7% of enterprises in Latvia

Data of the Community Survey on ICT Usage and E-Commerce in Enterprises conducted by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB) show that at the beginning of 2017 out of the enterprises employing 10 or more persons 98.7% used Internet, while 62.9% of the enterprises had website.

19.10.2017

Estonian PM: Europe is currently seeing both a shortage of labor and a shortage of jobs

Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas and Minister of Health and Labor Jevgeni Ossinovski participated in a meeting held in Brussels, in which leaders of European Union institutions and representatives of European employers and workers discussed ways to bolster the economy as well as the social well-being of Europe, informs LETA/BNS.

18.10.2017

Telia promises to help digitalization of society after merger of LMT, Lattelecom companies

If the merger of Latvijas Mobilais Telefons (LMT) and Lattelecom telecommunications companies is implemented, Scandinavian telecommunications concern Telia Company (Telia) promises to drive a stronger innovation capacity and help digitalization of the society in Latvia, said Telia Senior Vice President Robert Andersson in a letter to the Latvian government, cites LETA.

17.10.2017

Tieto told to pay EUR 270,000 more for failure of infosystem project in Estonia

The Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs, Tieto Estonia AS and OU Icefire have concluded a compromise whereby the Estonian arm of the Finnish IT group Tieto will pay the ministry 270,000 euros for the failure of the SKAIS2 project to develop a new information system for the Estonian social insurance authority, reports LETA/BNS.

17.10.2017

Ridango wins ticketing system tender in Lithuania

The Estonian company AS Ridango has won a public procurement tender to supply a novel ticketing system to the public transport system of the city of Klaipeda, Lithuania, informs LETA/BNS.

17.10.2017

Fujitsu to operate IT support unit with 50 workers in Parnu

The technology company Fujitsu Estonia AS is about to open a customer support center in the southwestern Estonian city of Parnu that will eventually employ a workforce of 50, reports LETA/BNS.

17.10.2017

Latvian, Norwegian scientific institutions implement joint projects for EUR 4.17 mln

In two years Latvian and Norwegian scientific institutions have implemented joint projects for EUR 4.17 million, the Latvian State Education Development Agency (VIAA) reported LETA.

17.10.2017

eCom21 conference as the world in miniature - work and holiday

On the eve of Independence Day, on 16-17 November, the VI International forum on e-commerce issues - eCom21 will be held in Riga. Traditionally, this business conference, which gathers together several hundred professionals from all over the world, is held during the days when this Baltic country celebrates its main public holiday in a bright and festive way. As always, surprises are being prepared for guests of eCom21 - a special ecom programme, beyond the premises of the conference hall, informed BC Rietumu bank’s press service.

17.10.2017

AL-KO Vehicle Technology to open in Kaunas

AL-KO Vehicle Technology, German manufacturer of trailer and automotive chassis components, will shortly establish its new center for development of automotive and trailer chassis components in Lithuania's second-largest city Kaunas, reports LETA/BNS.

17.10.2017

Estonian PM anticipates close e-service cooperation with Sweden

Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas at a meeting with Swedish Minister for Enterprise and Innovation Mikael Damberg on October 16th said that Estonia and Sweden could increase cooperation in e-services already in the near future, reports LETA/BNS.

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