fbpx

Tag: internet

Elon Musk and SpaceX bring the fastest satellite internet to Greece

Elon Musk’s move to bring Starlink to Greece, will place the country at the top of the list of countries with the fastest internet in the world, next to South Korea (which holds the first spot), followed by Norway, Singapore and Canada, while the US holds the 11th position, the UK the 14th, and Australia the 43rd position.

SpaceX plans to offer Starlink satellite Internet in Greece

For over a year, SpaceX’s previously-flown Falcon 9 rockets have deployed sixteen batches of internet-beaming Starlink satellites. To date, there are approximately 960 satellites in orbit out of over 4,000 that will…

Greece launches tender for 5G networks

According to an announcement by the National Commission for Telecommunications and Post, Greece on Thursday launched a tender to award frequencies to operate 5G networks in the country. The auction concerns the…

Greece hires 80 new hackers as cyberwar with Turkey intensifies

Greece’s National Intelligence Service has hired 80 new hackers at a time when the cyberwar with Turkish hackers has intensified, Ethnos reported. The last time hackers were recruited was in 2009, but…

Ericsson wins exclusive 5G contract with Cosmote Greece

In a major network modernisation deal, telecommunications company Ericsson has been selected by Greece’s largest mobile communications service provider Cosmote, as its sole 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) vendor. Cosmote said its…

Google Doodle celebrates Greek Independence Day

On the 199th anniversary of the Eastern Mediterranean country declaring its independence, today’s Google Doodle celebrates Greece’s National Day. After nearly 400 years as part of the Ottoman Empire, the push for…

German telecom giants meet with Greek PM for investment talks

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday met with representatives with German telecoms and energy giants interested in investing further in Greece. Mitsotakis held separate meetings with Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Hoettges,…

Faster internet speeds for Greek schools national wide

According to an announcement by Greece’s Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs and the Ministry of Digital Governance, schools nationwide are expected to gain faster internet connections. The upgrade process is expected…

President declares final round of World Robot Olympiad

On Saturday, President Prokopis Pavlopoulos declared the commencement of the final round of the Panhellenic and Balkan World Robot Olympiad 2019, declaring it as the “end of an exciting journey of five…

The leading Greek Wikipedia entries for 2018

According to Wikipedia, its Greek page version received more than 358.8 million visits in 2018, with “Greece”, “Macedonia”, “Alexander the Great” and “Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” being the most popular searches.…

Greek innovation dominates shipping world

A Greek designed shipping application is proving popular amongst shipping companies and is on its way to dominating the global shipping market. Named ‘Metis’ and developed exclusively by Greek scientists the programme…