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26.11.2019

The Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications (MTITC) is a strategic partner in a technology and financial support initiative for startup companies that develop artificial intelligence based applications. This was announced today by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Andreana Atanasova at the conference "Artificial Intelligence and I" in Sofia Tech Park. The event was organized by the Digital National Coalition, SAS Institute, Deloitte and Vivacom.

25.11.2019

European Union’s Member States, including Bulgaria are working on a coordinated security mechanism for 5G networks. This was stated by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during the Cybersecurity Summit in Berlin. He added that in December the Council of the European Union is going to approve conclusions on the importance of the fifth-generation networks and security aspects.

25.11.2019

Additional bandwidths for the development of fifth generation (5G) mobile networks were identified during the World Radiocommunication Conference. The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov participated in the final sessions and the signing of the final documents on behalf of Bulgaria. The Forum is organized by the International Telecommunication Union and sets out the directions for the development of radio communications and radio spectrum management worldwide. This year's event took place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.

25.11.2019

Cybersecurity is one of the most important issues in both defense and civil life. This was stated by the Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Andreana Atanasova at the opening of the Sofia Chapter Annual Conference AFCEA on Industry and HiTech for Defense and National Security.  In her words, the entry of high technology is important, but it can be both an advantage and a danger.

21.11.2019

The Road Transport Administration inspection teams will be equipped with tablets, mobile POS terminals and printers. This was stated by the Executive Director of EA Road Transport Administration Boyko Ranovski during the presentation of a project for new electronic services, automation of data exchange with the Ministry of Interior and improvement of the control system.

19.11.2019

In 2020, there will be “smart” cities in Bulgaria with fifth generation mobile networks. This was stated by  the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during a discussion on “5G: Intelligent Transformation and Growth”. Representatives of the management of the Communications Regulation Commission, the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works, the Ministry of Health, telecom operators and experts participated in the forum.

18.11.2019

The 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child was marked today with the validation of a postal-philatelic edition. The validation seal was put by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Andreana Atanasova, Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Policy Zornitsa Rusinova and the chairperson of the State Agency for Child Protection Eleonora Lilova.

15.11.2019

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov and his Greek counterpart Konstantin Karamanlis have declared mutual interest in the continuation of the project for the creation of the Thessaloniki-Kavala-Alexandroupolis-Burgas-Varna-Rousse railway corridor. The two ministers participate in the Fourth Summit in Thessaloniki. The forum brings together representatives of governments and industry from the region and the world.

Министър Желязков откри конференция, посветена на Световния ГИС ден’2019
13.11.2019

Geographic information systems are a tool for making responsible, important policy decisions at the state and local level. This was stated by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during the opening of a conference dedicated to the World GIS Day'2019. "I cannot imagine road, rail, maritime and river infrastructure without modern geographical data based applications," he said.

12.11.2019

Bilateral relations between Bulgaria and the US were the basis of the talks between Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov and the new US Ambassador to Bulgaria, Herro Mustafa. "We have been working very well with the United States for years, especially in the field of high technology, high value-added services and shared services," said Rossen Jeliazkov. Digital transformation and new technologies pose challenges for all countries to cope with cyber threats.

01.11.2019

We have no ambition to turn Bulgarian Posts EAD into a monopoly in the market for distribution and sale of print media. This was announced by Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during a press briefing. 

31.10.2019

Fifth generation 5G mobile networking services are the basis of smart cities, where technologies are implemented for the benefit of residents, of environmentally friendly and sustainable solutions. This was stated by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during the presentation of the new technology capabilities.

"5G operates at 100 times the speed, at least 1 million devices per square kilometer can be connected, there is almost no delay in data transmission speed," the minister said during a presentation organized by Vivacom.

31.10.2019

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Rossen Jeliazkov, ordered the inspectors of Road Transport Administration Executive Agency to take part in the Winter Specialized Action. The campaign takes place annually from November 1 to November 30 throughout the country.

29.10.2019

The state recommends the logistics sector with the construction of modern transport infrastructure and the development of fifth generation mobile networks. This implies that the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Andreana Atanasova opens the Logistics Conference in 2019. The organizers of the forum with the Bulgarian Transport Press and Logistics Magazine.

24.10.2019

Of the 45 Bulgarian municipalities that applied for the third WiFi4EU competition, 41 municipalities received 615,000 euros in funding. This was made clear by the results announced today by the European Commission.

23.10.2019

Bulgarian Posts EAD will distribute and sell print periodicals across the country. The purpose of the Council of Ministers decision is creating prerequisites for better conditions for distribution and sale of printed periodicals across the territory of the country. In this way, the existing competition on the market will be improved by the participation of a state-owned company holding an individual universal postal operator license. The state provides publishers the opportunity for access to the end user under pre-announced, clear and precise conditions for each of them.

22.10.2019

Bulgaria is making the necessary efforts for the construction of a modern railway and road infrastructure along the East-West Axis. This was stated by Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during the Silk Road Forum, which takes place from 21 to 23 October 2019 in Tbilisi, Georgia. In his words, this creates the necessary conditions for the rapid transportation of people and goods, given the increasing transport traffic between Asia and Europe.

22.10.2019

Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov and the Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia discussed the transport and digital connectivity development across the Black Sea. The meeting was held within the Silk Road Forum - 21-23 October 2019 in Tbilisi, Georgia.

22.10.2019

Insufficient IT staffing capacity is one of the most common challenges to guaranteeing cybersecurity, according to 64 percent of those surveyed. This was announced by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Andreana Atanasova at a roundtable on Information Security Issues. Next, 48 percent of organizations say cybersecurity is not sufficient, and 45 percent say there are some gaps in the regulatory framework and the practice of outsourcing IT services, in some cases leading to poor quality.

18.10.2019

A controlled environment will be created in order to avoid all possible corrupt practices in the practical driving tests. This was stated by Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov at a working meeting organized by the Bulgarian Drivers’ Qualification Association. The event was initiated with regard to the announced measures for improving the Road Transport Agency’s activities, which include arranging and conducting of driving tests.

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