No Cross-Country Roaming Charges from 2015 In: Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Albania and Turkey

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In the meeting recently held in Skopje, Macedonia, representatives of 5 countries: Macedonia, Albania, Turkey, Serbia and Montenegro agreed to start with implementaion of procedures to stop charging users roaming fees in those countries as similar trends are in Europe.  In other words, users will pay same prices in other mentioned countries like they pay in their own country. Ministries of 5 countries will sign agreement on making equal prices of local and roaming talks in Infofest conference, which will be held in Miločer, Montenegro, on 29th September.



Polish branch of Panasonic becomes the headquarter for Central and Eastern Europe

Polish branch of Panasonic has been previously responsible for coordinating operations in Poland and in the Baltic countries. From April it will be the head office for the entire Central and Eastern Europe. Mr Ireneusz Smaga is appointed for the Managing Director position. He, has been previously the head of business activities in the Polish and Baltic countries.

Panasonic began operations in Poland in 1993. Since April 2008, the Polish branch of the company has also been responsible for business operations in the Baltic countries. From 1 April 2014 it will be extended once again and it will be responsible for sales and marketing in Poland and 17 other markets of Central and Eastern Europe.


Amazon is giving up free shipments to Poland

The British branch of the online store Amazon announced that from now on all consignments carried to Poland will have to be paid for.

Amazon has announced the shipping fees to Poland and also to several other European countries. Among them are: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Gibraltar, Iceland, Luxembourg, Portugal and Sweden. Each order will now be associated with an additional cost, which in the case of Poland will be about $ 25.


Free shipping present has been available in the store  from October 2010 under the name of Free Super Saver Delivery. It pertained to orders with a value greater than £25. Amazon has not revealed its official reasons for changing these rule. Probably economic issues are hidden behind this decision.

The change seems to be surprising especially because in September last year Amazon announced opening of a logistics center in Poland. It is supposed to employ  about 6 thousand of Polish employees.


1,1 million of printing devices sold in 2013 in Poland with HP being a dominator

According to the research firm IDC, in 2013 in Poland there were sold 1,1 million of printing devices . Almost half of the market belongs to HP.
Compared with 2012 , the number of printing devices sold in Poland fell by slightly more than 1% . However, the market also grew by 1% , mainly due to increased demand for more expensive  devices targeted to the business sector .


The largest segment of the Polish market of printing devices a is represented by multifunction inkjet devices , which sales reached 576 thousand  pieces. Next in this respect were laser printers (283 thousand) , multifunction laser devices (216 thousand) and inkjet printers (29 thousand) .
Among manufacturers , the leader was HP, which accounted for over 47% of  Polish market of printing devices . On the second place was the Brother (15.%) , and the third – Canon (14.5%) .


[Conference report] Webiz 2.0 – You can’t get enough of a good thing

We have the pleasure of reporting during one of the most attractive conferences on business internet usage taking place in Zrenjanin, Serbia, just now. This is the second time that this conference is being held, after the incredible success and interest peak of last year.

Webiz 2.0 has managed to once again to offer a collection of valuable lectures, gathering the foremost IT experts in the region. Interest was even higher this year, as the conference hall was packed to the ceiling on the first day. Even so, the organization was outstanding, and the participants did not have to think about anything other than keeping their attention on the speakers – and that was hardly the problem.

Apart from the popular names in HR (Dušan Vukanović), IT law (Žarko Ptiček) and others, keynote presentation was taken by Google (Maja Magdelinić). The first day was wrapped up by a presentation from one other eminent IT expert Dejan Petrović, from a renowned Australian company Dejan SEO.

You can join us at Webiz 2.0 via LiveStream enabled by LiveTV, and you can also follow the comments on Twitter using hashtag #webiz. The conference is being held in Serbian language.