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More Than 70 Greek Cities Among Beneficiaries of EU's Free Public WiFi

The winning municipalities in the third phase of the EU's ambitious ''WiFi 4 EU'' project were announced on Thursday. More than seventy Greek cities were among a total of 1,780 municipalities from all over the European Union which won vouchers...

Greek Schools to Obtain Superfast Broadband in Major Upgrade

The Greek Ministries of Education and Digital Governance announced on Monday that they will very soon initiate procedures to upgrade the internet connections of the country's schools, offering much higher speeds to every school unit in Greece. The upgrading work...

Greek Parliament to Adopt European Data Protection Law to Avoid EU Penalties

A plenary debate on proposed legislation regarding data privacy, which incorporates EU directives into Greek national law, opened in the Greek parliament on Monday, using fast-track procedures. This comes as a result of a recent decision by the EU to...

EU Grants €300 Million For Ultra-Fast Broadband of Up to 1Gbps in Greece

The European Commission issued a statement on Wednesday noting that it has authorized the transfer of €300 million to Greece so that the country can invest in developing its ultra-fast broadband internet connections across the country. This huge infusion of...

Food in Greece 5% More Expensive Than EU Average in 2018

According to the latest data for 2018 released recently by Eurostat, food in Greece is five percent more expensive than the average prices across the EU. In its report, Eurostat also notes that the average disposable income of Greek households...

New Electronic System Expected to Save Greek Public Sector Hundreds of Millions

Greece's new ''Electronic Document Transfer System,'' the bill for which was signed by government ministers on Friday, is expected to save the Greek state at least €380 million in expenses annually. It is believed that the new, breakthrough system will...

Greece to Offer Free Wifi in Public Places, Mass Transit and Tourist Hotspots

Greek authorities are planning over the next few months to install approximately 3,000 wireless access points in public areas, including buses and trolley buses, it was announced on Tuesday. The free WiFi program, with an initial budget of € 11.8...

Facebook Targets What it Considers Fake News in Greece

Facebook announced on Thursday that is teaming up with the Greek organization Ellinika Hoaxes (Greek Hoaxes) to to crack down on what it considers fake news and misinformation in the runup to European Parliament elections this month. The partnership is...

Greeks Have the Most Expensive Mobile Internet in Europe (graph)

The average costs for 1GB of mobile data across Europe has been revealed recently, with Greeks paying by far the most, and Ukrainians the least. Data gathered by HowMuch.net  in 2018 from 6,313 mobile data plans shows a stark disparity...

Wikipedia Reveals What Greeks Searched For in 2018

According to a list published on Monday by Wikimedia’s "Community User Group for Greece, the online searches made by Greek people last year were heavily dominated by politics. The data revealed by Wikipedia showed that Greeks made 358.8 million visits...