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Elon Musk’s SpaceX Set to Bring Starlink Internet to Greece

SpaceX, the space company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, plans to make its Starlink broadband satellite internet service available in Greece in the first quarter of 2021, Greek daily Kathimerini reports. According to the report, the company has reached out...

Greeks Urged to Keep Off Internet as School E-Learning System Crashes

Greek authorities advised the general public to reduce their use of the internet as it emerged on Monday that the state school e-learning system crashed after just one hour. As junior and senior high school students started online lessons due...

Study Reveals Most Greek Children Use Social Media Without Any Parental Control

A study that was recently conducted by the ''Safer Internet Center'' which belongs to the Foundation for Research & Technology of Crete presented some interesting and somehow shocking results about the use of the internet by Greece's minors. According to...

EU Approves €233 Million Fund to Boost Greece's Ultrafast Broadband

The European Commission on Friday announced that it has approved the funding of an ultrafast broadband project in Greece worth 223 million euros. The monies will come from EU funds, that will provide fast internet access to almost 11 million...

Turkish Hackers Conduct Multiple Cyber-Attacks on Greek State Websites

Several Greek government websites fell prey to cyber-attacks on Friday evening, forcing some of them to shut down entirely for security reasons, after access to them became problematic. Among those attacked by hackers were the websites of the Greek Parliament,...

Greek Villagers Win Top European Union Broadband Award for Creating Network

A community group from a rural area of Thessaly was given a European Broadband Award earlier in December for its ambitious work in building up a broadband network which connects 15 villages and for hosting interactive seminars to promote...

Internet Access in Greece Rises by 69.2% in the Last Nine Years, Study Finds

A recent study conducted by ELSTAT, Greece's Statistics Authority, found that internet access in Greek households has increased by nearly 70 percent in the last nine years  since 2010. This year also saw 2.6 percent more households using a variety...

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...