News for ICT (IT & telecommunications) market

  • 6.4 million Romanians use the internet every day

    The number of Internet users aged 16 to 74 in Romania reached 10.6m in 2016, according to data from the National Statistics Institute (INS). Over 85% of internet users went online at least once in the last three months. What is more, over 6.4 million Romanians go online daily or almost daily, the… »

  • Polish NASK separates its telecom business

    Polish Research and Academic Computer Network (NASK), a research institute subordinate to the Ministry of Digital Affairs, which set up NASK joint stock company last October, announced that its subsidiary inaugurated its activities. The joint-stock company will provide telecommunications services,… »

  • Polish cybersecurity initiatives

    In 2016, cybercriminals focused on the financial, medical and automotive industries, as believed by Marcin Ludwiszewski from Deloitte Polska. In Poland, the customers of banks are still the most frequent victims of cyberattacks, affected by both phishing campaigns and malware. Moreover, skimming… »

  • Russia to toughen the anti-piracy law?

    Russian Ministry of Culture proposed to introduce penalties for Internet users downloading pirated content. Minister Vladimir Medinsky told the Rambler News Service that a preliminary draft of the bill was discussed by the ministry experts and MPs’ deputies According to Medinsky, Russia needs… »

  • Russia to spend RUB 1.8bn on e-government in 2017

    Russian Ministry of Communications and Mass Media plans to spend RUB 1.82 billion for the development of e-government services in 2017, as compared to RUB 2.04 billion this year. As reportes by, Rostelecom and Minsvyaz signed a contract for the operation of the e-government services. The… »

  • Orange Polska won a contract for voice telephony services in BGK

    Orange Polska won a contract for providing voice telephony services for Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego in Poland. The bids for the tender announced in August were submitted by Exatel, Netia, Orange and T-Mobile. Exatel estimated the value of the contract for PLN 1.25m net (€0.28m), Netia PLN… »

  • Relayr to buy Polish IoT company

    Relayr, an enterprise IoT platform provider, announced the acquisition of Proximetry, Katowice-based company, which offers solutions to manage IoT devices, applications, and security. The company has existed for over 10 years. It employs approx. 50 IT professionals. It also has a branch in San… »

  • Romanian Ymens Teamnet with two important contracts

    Romanian IT company Ymens Teamnet, a part of the Teamnet group, won a contract for the Defense Ministry in Romania to supply 8,000 Microsoft software licenses. The two-year contract is worth RON 13.3 million (€2.9 m) following a public tender, as reported by Ymens Teamnet also… »

  • Vodafone with the fastest mobile internet in Romania

    Vodafone Romania has the fastest mobile network in the country, according to the tests carried out by Romanian customers over the past six months using Speedtest by Ookla. The awards were assigned based on the results of more than 500,000 tests carried out in the second and third quarters in… »

  • Amazon Prime Video availaible in CEE

    On 14 December, Amazon made its Prime Video service available in more than 200 countries worldwide, including Russia, Poland, Romania, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Hungary and Ukraine, bringing a competition to Netflix. Prime Video is to be priced at $5.99 (or €5.99 in parts of… »