The General Secretariat for Telecommunications will in the next 10 days put to public consultation a plan for developing a wireless Internet access network across Greece. The aim is to implement a pledge made by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras in November that full coverage would be available by the end of this year.
Property prices on Greek islands have dropped significantly in recent years, presenting major investment opportunities. The average price of houses at popular island destinations has dropped by a total of 33 percent since 2008, according to estate agents, while on large properties and luxury homes the decline is as much as 40-50 percent.
The Greek branch of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has presented its first progress report on a groundbreaking sustainability campaign that activists hope could inspire a new lifestyle narrative for crisis-hit Greeks.
In an interview with Kathimerini ahead of his arrival in Athens, German President Joachim Gauck said that if Greece sees through its structural reforms, the country will receive due support from its European Union partners.