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18.03.2010|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Cargo plane AN26 made an emergency landing on Lake Ülemiste

On Thursday, 18th of March, at 10:18 a.m., a cargo plane belonging to a Polish company EXIN, which was heading from Finland to Tallinn, made an emergency landing on the ice of Lake Ülemiste. There were no victims and none of the four members of the flight crew nor the two additional...
09.02.2010|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Parts: EU and Russia should consolidate cooperation in railway matters

Vladimir Jakunin, the Chief Executive of Russian Railways, and Juhan Parts, the Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications of the Republic of Estonia, who met Tuesday morning, agreed that European Union and Russia should consolidate cooperation in the matters of railway.Parts and Jakunin were...
29.01.2010|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Rise and Shine Estonia: How to Make the Best of the Recovery

Investment conference 29.01.2010It is a great pleasure to deliver this opening speech at this investment conference with such an inspiring name. Rise and shine Estonia! The title of my presentation today was suggested to be about what Estonian government is doing for the economy to recover. True,...
24.11.2009|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonia signed investment protection agreement with Georgia

     11/24/2009 The Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications of Estonia, Juhan Parts and the Minister of Economic Development of Georgia, Zurab Pololikashvili signed the agreement at the Georgia Government`s Chancellery.  
19.11.2009|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Digital switchover will make it possible to develop new broadband and broadcasting services in the future

The government approved the Digital Dividend Plan developed by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, i.e. the plan for making use of the radio frequencies which will be freed up with digital switchover. The frequencies freed up will make it possible to develop both new mobile...
28.08.2009|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The Government authorised the installation of submarine cable Estlink2

On Thursday, the Government authorised the installation of Estlink2, the second submarine cable between Estonia and Finland. The EUR 300 million project is designed to increase the Estonian power system’s security of supply.Elering OÜ, a subsidiary company of Eesti Energia, will install the almost...
26.06.2009|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The state separates the transmission network from Eesti Energia

Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications Juhan Parts set up a committee on Friday which will prepare the separation of the transmission network from AS Eesti Energia."We have set the objective of taking over the transmission system operator Elering OÜ (with the former name OÜ Põhivõrk) from...
10.06.2009|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Juhan Parts and the Finnish Minister of Communications discussed the introduction of the digital dividend

Representatives of nine Baltic Sea countries and heads of their telecommunication companies discussed at their meeting in Helsinki the possibilities for using the analogue frequencies, which will be freed up after the transition to digital video broadcasting, for the development of broadband...
29.04.2009|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

EU ministerial conference in Estonia initialized “Tallinn process” to secure critical information infrastructure

Tallinn, April 29th 2009. EU ministerial conference Tallinn CIIP (Critical Information Infrastructure Protection) 2009 on cyber security in Estonia initialized “Tallinn process” and agreed to organize joint exercise a test and upraise EU member states capabilities to protect their critical...
27.04.2009|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Cyber Security Conference in Tallinn Finds Answers to the Challenges of EU this week

On Monday and Tuesday April 27th to 28th the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications of Estonia hosts the EU Ministerial Cyber Security Conference in Tallinn which takes place two years after large scale cyber-attacks against Estonia.The main agenda  in Critical Information...

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