Digital Society

Brussels with a New Invitation to Municipalities to Apply for Free Wi-Fi

The European Commission will send a new invitation to apply for WiFi4EU vouchers to build wireless internet networks in public places, including mayoralties, public libraries, museums, parks and squares, on September 19 at 14:00 Bulgarian time. 

The call for applications opens on 19/09/2019 at 13:00 (CEST). You can apply until 20/09/2019 at 17:00 (Central European Summer Time).

From May 15, the Cost of Telephone Calls in the EU Will be Limited to 19 Cents Per Minute

A new maximum price for all international calls and SMS within the EU comes into force on 15 May. As a result, customers who call from their country to another EU country will pay no more than 19 cents per minute (+ VAT) and 6 cents per SMS (+ VAT), reported

Maria Gabriel: 75% of Young People Do Not Recognize Fake News

''Europe is taking small steps to fight fake news, but the road is very long.'' How to recognize fake news commented Maria Gabriel, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Digital Society, in the morning block of the Bulgarian National Television.

Maria Gabriel said that every month the results of the fight of social networks with fake news are reported.

The European Institutions Agreed to Abolish Geo-blocking

The European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the European Commission have reached a political agreement to eliminate the unjustified blockade of a geographical principle for Internet users, which is an important part of building a digital single market for Europe, the EC press service said.