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  • 1. Estonian ICT Jüri Jõema CEO ITL
  • 2. Estonia
    • Population 1.4 million
    • Territory 45 227 square km
    • GDP (2005) 11056 million Euro (at current prices)
  • 3. Estonia
  • 4. General Overview
    • From population of 1,4 Million :
      • over 100 % uses a mobile phone
      • Broadband density is 46% (from households)
      • over 62% uses computer and 61% Internet
      • More than 1.2 milj Internet-banking clients
      • About 95% of bank transactions are done electronically
      • More than 82% of tax declarations - electronic
  • 5. Estonian ICT market
    • Market:
    • 2002 - 596 M Euro, 9% of GDP
    • 2003 – 705 M Euro, 9.5% of GDP
    • 2004 – 833 M Euro, 9,3% of GDP
    • 2005 – 1073 M Euro, 9,5% of GDP
    • Telecommunications services – 575 M Euro
    • Distributors - 115 M Euro
    • IT services - 415 M Euro
      • Software industry - 108 M Euro
  • 6. Broadband service
    • Service providers – more then 140
    • Broadband connections in 2006 over 230 000
    • “ triple – packet” (Phone, Internet and digital TV) – over 30 000
    • Average price 20 Euro/month (many different packages)
    • Project “Village road III” – 2 million Euro
  • 7. Broadband vs dial-up
  • 8. Some driving forces
    • Electronic banking
    • E-Governement initiative
    • Electronic ID-card (obligatory)
    • E-services
  • 9. Broadband technologies
    • xDSL
    • Cable TV
    • Wi-Fi - 1000 Hotspots (50% free of charge)
    • WiMAX 3.5 GHz
    • CDMA EV-PO 450 MHz
    • 3G
  • 10. Regulators view – opening of market
    • Modern backbone in year 2000
    • Only fixed long distance/international was monopoly (until 1.1.2001)
    • Clear rules to open telecomm market (in co-operation with operators) – basement for competition
    • There was partner for regulator - association
  • 11. Association - ITL
    • Established in 1993 as Association of IT Companies
    • New quality in 2000 – Association of IT & Telecommunications companies
    • Success:
      • right time for start
      • Co-operation for development
  • 12. Member companies
    • 40 members
    • Turnover of ITL members (2005) – 850 M Euro
    • 3 400 employees in member companies
    • Services provided:
      • IT services - 14
      • Telecomm - 11
      • Sales - 24
      • Production - 3
      • Education and training - 3
  • 13. Projects in 2006 - 2007
    • Policies and strategic plans of Goverment:
      • Structural funds 2007 – 2013
      • Estonian Information Society Strategy 2013
      • National R&D frame program
      • Proposals for parties (parlament elections on March, 4)
    • Strengthening of ICT education:
      • MoU with Ministry of E&S
      • New slogan – “IT makes tomorrow”
      • Research - ”Why IT is not popular ?”
      • Plan to make ICT education more popular
    • ICT market research – 2004 & 2005 avilable; plan for 2006
  • 14. Projects for 2006 - 2007
    • Baltic – Nordic co-operation
      • Meetings in April and October
      • portal
    • Cluster development
      • Other sectors – machinery is very active
      • With Ministry of E&C
      • With Tallinn City Enterprice Board
    • Analys of proposed legal acts
      • Electronic communication
      • Draft of State procurement Act
  • 15. Telecomm topics for ITL
    • Drafting of Electronic communications Act 2005
    • In 2006:
      • Comments to 11 drafts of secondary legistlation;
      • Comments to proposed changes of Electronic Communications Act:
        • About Digital TV
        • About SMP procedures and remedies
      • Proposal to prevent theift and circulation of stolen moile handsets
    • Actual today:
      • Data retantion;
  • 16. What can industry do collectively ?
    • Proposals for long term policy
    • Press on innovation – it creates new services
    • Try to find common positions
    • Try to be in dialogue with regulator
  • 17. Questions ?
  • 18. http://www.itl.ee Endla 3, Tallinn, Estonia, 10 122 [email_address] Tel: +372 630 7430