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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...
02.04.2009|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The state will support exporting businesses with 6.1 billion kroons

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications has developed a state support package for the financing of exporting businesses in the total volume of 6.1 billion kroons. The five support measures proposed in the support package are intended to alleviate the financing problems of...
31.03.2009|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Cyber-Protection Conference in Tallinn Finds Answers to the Challenges of EU

On April 27-28 this year the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications of Estonia provides the EU Ministerial Cyber Protection Conference in Tallinn which takes place two years after large scale cyber-attacks against Estonia.The main agenda  in Critical Information Infrastructure...
02.03.2009|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Power engineering development plans were approved by the government

The government approved the development plans of the Estonian energy and electricity sectors, which provide for a considerable decrease in electrical energy production from oil shale and for an increase in the proportion of other sources of energy, including orientation to the construction of own...
22.01.2009|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The state supports businesses with four billion kroons

Yesterday afternoon a working group led by Minister Juhan Parts gathered at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications to discuss the state support package prepared by the Ministry for the financing of exports of Estonian companies. The total potential volume of business support activities...

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