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EuroTel plans to sink $3 billion in GSM network

The Slovak telecommunications firm EuroTel plans to invest 3 billion Sk in the first three years after it obtains, as expected, one of two available licenses to operate a GSM mobile phone net. Its American partner, Atlantic West, agreed to a 40 percent share in the future operator, but is asking for a 50 percent share in decision-making.

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Coalition only agrees on how to talk. But what will they talk about?

Budget talks to decide on concrete policies. Danko wants airplanes, Fico wants better pay for nights and weekends.

Danko, Fico, Bugar.

Cloud computing becomes a standard

External servers are now much more secure than local business ones, according to experts.

Slovak firms have their eyes on the cloud.

Slovaks drink less and less

Behind the decline in alcohol consumption is, for example, the abandoning of the habit of drinking at work – typical especially during communism, according to an expert.

Kiska: Even Europe has its aggressive neighbour

President Andrej Kiska addressed UN commenting poverty, instability and climate change.

President Andrej Kiska