Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook


IT investments exceeded $1 billion in 2006

AN ANALYSIS carried out by IDC, an international IT market research company, reports that investments in information technologies (IT) exceeded $1 billion in Slovakia in 2006, an 11 percent increase from the $980 million recorded in 2005.

The survey showed that high economic growth in Slovakia in 2006 along with privatization sales and foreign direct investments boosted spending on both basic and advanced IT products and equipment.

"IT services took the top spot on Slovakia's IT market, and are currently producing higher revenues than servers, data storage systems, and computers put together," said IDC analyst Arun Chandramohan.

On a sectoral basis, the survey revealed that the biggest IT investments in 2006 were made by the communications sector, followed by the government and banks.

Top stories

Thousands of people returned to the streets Photo

Though the main Bratislava protest was cancelled, people attended other gatherings, expressing their disagreement with the current situation.

SNP Square in Bratislava, March 23

She faced Russian tanks in 1968. Today, she protests again Photo

There are no tanks pointing at us today, says Mária Homolková, who joined protests in SNP Square once again in March 2018 to secure a better life for her grandchildren.

Kiska appoints Pellegrini cabinet

The president approved the new government, despite some reservations. The new PM promises to investigate the murder of the journalist and his fiancée.

Peter Pellegrini's government

There is still work to be done

2018 is not a re-run of 1989, but there is a connection.

Bratislava, March 16