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Hristo Alexiev took over the management of MTITC from Georgi Todorov
16.09.2021

Accelerating the implementation of projects for railways, roads, and digital highways is one of my main tasks. This was stated by the new Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev at the acceptance of the management of the Ministry by Georgi Todorov.

Minister Georgi Todorov: Bulgaria has been elected in a prestigious governing structure of the Universal Postal Union
29.08.2021

Bulgaria's active role in the activities of the Universal Postal Union has received high recognition, said the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov on the election of our country for a member of the Postal Operations Council of the UPU. At the 27th Congress of the Union, which held from 9 to 27 August 2021 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, our candidacy received the maximum number of votes in the Eastern Europe and North Asia geographical group, added Minister Todorov.

MTITC has received a world award for achievements in geographic information systems
16.07.2021

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov congratulated the team of the ministry, which administers the platform for technical infrastructure in the country. The single information point was awarded a prize in the prestigious international competition "Special Achievement in GIS 2021".

The protection of intellectual property shall be balanced by facilitating the technology transfer
29.06.2021

"At a time when the artificial intelligence is replacing the traditional business processes, the electronic commerce is gaining momentum, and the social media is a key means of communication, one of the important issues is how to guarantee the intellectual property rights and at the same time to facilitate the technology transfer." Stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov during a round table on topic "Intellectual Property - an engine for sustainable economic growth from science to innovation and investment."

The Ministry of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications and the University of Telecommunications and Posts signed a memorandum of cooperation
21.06.2021

The Minister of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications Georgi Todorov and the rector of the University of Telecommunications and Posts Prof. Dr. Miglena Temelkova signed a memorandum of cooperation between the two institutions. This year marks 140 years since the establishment of the State Telegraph and Postal School, established in 1881 by decree of Prince Alexander Battenberg, whose successor today is the University of Telecommunications and Posts.

Easing the rules for pan-European IT projects will support the digital transformation
04.06.2021

A clear and achievable framework for digital policies and principles is needed by 2030. This was stated by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristina Velinova during a debate on the Digital Compass for 2030. The discussion took place within the Transport Council, telecommunications and energy ("Telecommunications" format), which takes place in Luxembourg.

Minister Georgi Todorov: Bulgarian Internet users are active in the registration of pan-European Internet names
25.05.2021

Bulgarian Internet users are active in the registration of pan-European domains with .eu and .eю extensions. This was commented by the caretaker Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov on the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the Internet field "eю".

The Bulgarian population represents only about 1.5 percent of all residents of the European Union, but domestic consumers have registered 5 percent of internationalized European names, he added.

Minister Georgi Todorov: Over 500 000 electronic prescriptions have been issued through the centralized system
17.05.2021

The total number of issued electronic prescriptions is already 500 000 and the real actions in the field of e-Health are a good occasion to celebrate the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day. The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated this at a meeting today with the Management of Information Services JSC.

The introduction of the e-prescription system facilitates both patients and GPs, while reducing the risk of improper dispensing of medicines, he added.

Deputy Minister Andreana Atanasova: 25 billion devices will be connected to the mobile networks by 2025
29.04.2021

The security of next-generation mobile networks is a priority in today's economies, which are increasingly influenced by the digital world. The Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Andreana Atanasova stated this during an international high-level online conference dedicated to national security and cyber security.

29.03.2021

On 25 March 2021, the Member States, in close cooperation with the Commission, agreed on a Union-wide Connectivity Toolbox, pursuant to the Connectivity Recommendation of 18 September 2020. The Toolbox consists of a set of best practices that are considered as the most efficient in allowing and encouraging operators to roll out very high capacity networks.

Bulgaria ranks first in Europe in the relative number of women in the ICT field
26.03.2021

Bulgaria has the best conditions in Europe for the professional realization of women in terms of duration of maternity leave packages, leadership roles and economic opportunities. This was stated by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Andreana Atanasova during an online discussion a part of World Summit on Information Society.

Deputy Minister Andreana Atanasova: Europe plans more than 2 billion euros in digital connectivity
18.03.2021

The digital part of the Connecting Europe Facility 2 will invest 2 billion euro in European high-speed connectivity infrastructures, stimulating the deployment of fifth generation (5G) mobile networks. This was stated by the Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Mrs. Andreana Atanasova in a video conference with representatives of the municipalities.

Министър Желязков: За месец изградихме основните модули на здравно-информационна система
16.02.2021

The pandemic can be also seen as an opportunity, not just as a problem - an example is that in a month have been created the main modules of a health information system, which has been discussed for years and which gives us a completely different approach to the health system. Stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during an international video conference forum organized by the world economic edition The Economist.

 Andreana Atanasova: Europe will invest 20 billion euros a year in artificial intelligence
28.01.2021

At least € 20 billion a year will be invested in artificial intelligence in Europe over the next 10 years, so the combined efforts of administrations, scientists, businesses and NGOs are needed to increase confidence in these technologies. This was stated by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Andreana Atanasova during an online forum dedicated to the development of artificial intelligence and the digital economy.

Росен Желязков: Подготвяме ИТ проекти за 1,2 млрд. евро
29.09.2020

Bulgarian projects for digital transition under the European Mechanism for Recovery and Sustainability will be prepared in synergy between the state and business. This was stated by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov at a meeting on his initiative with representatives of the State Agency for Electronic Government, the Communications Regulation Commission and mobile operators.

07.08.2020

By Decision No 555 and Decision No 556 of the Council of Ministers of 6 August 2020, an updated National Broadband Infrastructure Plan for Next Generation Access "Connected Bulgaria" and an Updated policy in the field of electronic communications of the Republic of Bulgaria were adopted.

Росен Желязков уаства във видеоконферентно заседание на министрите по телекомуникации
05.06.2020

The sectoral financial instruments - the Digital  Agenda for Europe and the Connecting Europe Facility - will strengthen the digital sovereignty of the European Union. This was stated by the Minister of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during a videoconference meeting of the Ministers of Telecommunications. He added that the situation with COVID-19 raised questions about Europe's dependence on third countries in areas or technologies critical to the economy, development and security.

11.05.2020

The first international symposium on 5G, organized under the EC COMPACT project within the Horizon 2020 Framework Program, will be held on 14 May 2020. Registration for the event is free and allows you to communicate directly with participants and speakers in real time.

First international symposium on 5G, organized under the EC COMPACT project within Horizon 2020 Framework Program
15.03.2020

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov presented the measures taken in the transport sector in connection with the state of emergency.

Road transport

04.03.2020

The thirty-sixth Bulgarian municipalities that have not participated in the WiFi4EU initiative so far can apply for a new competition. It will be launch on March 17, 2020 at 2 pm Bulgarian time, as the local authorities have to register on the WiFi4EU portal beforehand.

With a budget of EUR 14.2 million, the European Commission will distribute 947 vouchers on the “first-applicant-first-funded” bases, following the geographical balance. There will be no maximum number of vouchers for each participating country for this fourth competition.

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