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29, 2023

ComCom Extends the Deadline for Mandatory Access of MVNOs to 30 June 2024

June 29, 2023 15:31

The Communications Commission has extended the deadline for mobile operators to implement the regulation on mandatory access of mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) by 1 year. The Commission, together with European experts, is currently carrying out a comprehensive study of the telecom market. Therefore, the Commission deemed it appropriate to use the results of the completed study for guidance, and identified the need to review the decision on mandatory access.  In 2019, ComCom...

27, 2023

Ekaterine Imedadze Talks about the Potential of Georgia’s Digital Economy at the Digital Transformation Forum

June 27, 2023 14:16

The Georgian Information and Communication Technology Cluster, with the support of the USAID Economic Security Programme and other donor organisations and partners, has organised the Digital Transformation Forum, which aims to maximise the country’s digital capabilities. Commissioner Ekaterine Imedadze took part in the opening event together with Mission Director for USAID John Pennell, Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Irakli Nadareishvili, Vice-President of Georgian...

26, 2023

ComCom Holds Public Lecture at Kutaisi International University on 5G

June 26, 2023 11:36

To raise awareness among young people about the telecommunication industry, the Communications Commission held a public lecture at Kutaisi International University on 5G technology. During the meeting, the ComCom Head of Spectrum and Technology Department, Sandro Karumidze gave students detailed information about the advantages of 5G technology, its distinguishing features from the already implemented technologies, current global trends and the prospects for Georgia in this field. The...

23, 2023

ComCom Trains 1000 Locals in Kobuleti in Digital Literacy

June 23, 2023 14:06

The Digital Support Programme of the Communications Commission has concluded in Kobuleti, with up to 1000 residents of 21 target villages (Achkvistavi, Gvara, Zeda Kondidi, Zeniti, Kokhi, Leghva, Skura, Kakuti, Kveda Kondidi, Tskhrapona, Tskavroka, Chakhati, Kveda Kvirike, Dagva, Zeda Kvirike, Khala, Kveda Dagva, Khutsubani, Zeda Sameba, Shuaghele) receiving training in digital literacy and safe use of the internet. The programme started in Kobuleti on February 7, and a total of 70 seminars...

19, 2023

ComCom Media Lab trains Startuppers in Pitching a Startup

June 19, 2023 15:16

The Media Lab of the Communications Commission hosted a seminar for novice and future startuppers. Titled “Pitching101,” the seminar was presented by the CEO of VRex Immersive and co-founder of Neuropilot, Nikoloz Gogochuri, who shared his experience on pitching a startup. During the meeting, the trainer reviewed the effective methods and best examples of pitching a startup idea in a short time, tips to consider during the presentation, storytelling style and other key issues. For...

15, 2023

ComCom Cautions “Agromedia” for Product Placement Violation

June 15, 2023 16:25

The communications Commission has issued a written caution to “Agromedia” for violating product placement rules. In May 2023, the Commission monitored the programmes aired by the broadcaster and established a violation of product placement rules. Specifically, the programme in question encouraged viewers to purchase a product, highlighted the positive aspects and affordability of the product, specified store locations, and featured information on special offers and services....

15, 2023

New Georgian TV Broadcaster: ComCom Authorises “Formula Multimedia”

June 15, 2023 15:58

The Communications Commission has granted “Formula Multimedia” authorisation for specialised entertainment and educational broadcasting. The TV station applied for authorisation on May 30. The Commission studied the submitted documents in detail, after which “Formula Multimedia” was registered as a private specialised broadcaster in the departmental register of authorised persons.  The channel will start broadcasting by July 15, 2023. “Formula...

14, 2023

ComCom Signs Cooperation Agreement with UNDP

June 14, 2023 10:07

A cooperation agreement has been concluded by the Communications Commission and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). The document was signed by ComCom member Natia Kukuladze and UNDP Deputy Permanent Representative in Georgia Anna Chernyshova. The goal of the cooperation is to facilitate public use of the potential of the digital economy.  As part of the agreement, joint activities designed to raise digital literacy level will take place, including: reducing the digital divide,...

13, 2023

ComCom presents Initiatives for the Development of the Telecom Sector at the Global Symposium for Regulators

June 13, 2023 11:49

Commissioner Ekaterine Imedadze and IR and Project Management Office representative Mzia Gogilashvili took part in the annual Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR) organised by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The main topic of the event was “Regulation for a Sustainable Digital Future,” covering innovative global trends, technologies and new realities in the field. This year’s GSR was hosted by Egypt.  Ekaterine Imedadze appeared in the roles of speaker...

12, 2023

ComCom Project “Media Key” Trains 180 Students

June 12, 2023 13:51

As part of the “Media Key” project, the Communications Commission held a movie screening and discussion for around 180 students of School N71, School N149 and School N143 in Tbilisi. The project aims to develop critical thinking skills among teenagers and helps them understand the content of films and cartoons.  The discussion was chaired by media literacy trainer Ani Gvetadze, who analysed the content and main themes of the film following the screening.  “Media...


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