International cellphone calls and text messages within the European Union are due to become considerably cheaper as of May 15.
Starting on Wednesday, service suppliers will have to apply rates of up to 0.19 euros per minute for calls to cellphones in other EU member-states as well as Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein, and up to 0.06 euros per text message (SMS).
Citizens can check the number of their polling station in the forthcoming European Parliament elections on the Internet, by SMS or by telephone. The reports are provided by the Directorate General "Civil Registration and Administrative Services" at the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works, the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works announced.
On 7 May, we celebrate the International Radio and Television Day. On that day in 1895, Alexander Popov presented his new discovery in St. Petersburg. He demonstrated for the first time to the Russian Physical Society a device invented by him to transmit and receive electric oscillations over long distances without a conductor.
From May 15, retail prices for mobile and fixed calls from one country to another in the European Union should not exceed 19 cents per minute, the Communications Regulation Commission (CRC) recalls for the new Euro-regulations. The highest price for SMS within the EU will be 6 euro cents per message.
Motorists driving along Olympia Odos connecting Corinth and Patra can use their mobile phones and tablet computers to see near real-time traffic conditions on a new application accessible through the website www.olympiaodos.gr.