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MCCFF launches a mobile app to reach the public and volunteers

The Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation, in collaboration with MITA, today launched a mobile app which will serve as a communication tool to reach the public and volunteers.

Publication Date: 19/12/2016 00:00

Free Wi-Fi service available from more than 80 sites in Government departments

In an initiative to increase internet accessibility, the Maltese Government and MITA have launched another free Wi-Fi service in more than 80 sites in Government Departments.

Publication Date: 05/12/2016 00:00

32 students deliver 9 opportunities to help your child thrive in school

Friday saw the launch of the Game Jam, a 45 hours event whereby 32 students from different institutions got together in order to create 9 educational games.

Publication Date: 28/11/2016 00:00

Launch of the Mobile Government Strategy

The Government has today launched a Mobile Government Strategy which will enable public services to be accessible on mobile devices at any time and from anywhere.

Publication Date: 21/11/2016 00:00

Malta – the leading example in the provision of eGovernment services

Malta has just been reconfirmed as leader in the delivery and performance of eGovernment services amongst 34 countries (28 European Union member states together with Iceland, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland, Turkey and Montenegro).

Publication Date: 03/10/2016 00:00

MITA signs a sponsorship agreement with Kunsill Studenti MCAST

MITA constantly works on new initiatives to reach IT students and collaborate with them along their studies. For this reason, another sponsorship agreement was signed yesterday between MITA and Kunsill Studenti MCAST.

Publication Date: 29/09/2016 00:00

Government launching a National Cyber Security Strategy

The Government, in collaboration with MITA, is launching a National Cyber Security Strategy.

Publication Date: 23/09/2016 00:00

Google Street images to start in Malta

Another milestone in the process to make available Maltese street images online through Google Street View will today start to materialise as announced by Google on the 16th September 2016.

Publication Date: 19/09/2016 11:00

Malta joins the top-tier performers in UN e-Government

Malta has ranked 30th in the e-Government Development Index and 25th in the e-Participation Index, amongst all 193 member states of the United Nations (UN).

Publication Date: 18/08/2016 00:00

Visit by e-Government expert from Estonia

The Executive Director, Chairman of the Management Board and Head of the Estonian Central e-Government Domain, Dr Arvo Ott has today visited MITA Data Centre where he was welcomed by MITA senior management.

Publication Date: 20/07/2016 00:00

MITA discusses with businesses about better ways of interacting with Government

As part of the ongoing consultation process regarding the Green Paper on Mobile Government, MITA has today organised a round table discussion with businesses.

Publication Date: 19/07/2016 00:00

MITA and Microsoft Corporation extending their strategic partnership for the next five years

The Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA), on behalf of the Maltese Government, is extending its strategic partnership with Microsoft Corporation for another five years.

Publication Date: 18/07/2016 00:00

Planning Authority services more accessible through a new mobile application

The Planning Authority, in collaboration with MITA, launched a mobile application which will facilitate access to various services such as viewing planning applications and enforcements.

Publication Date: 07/07/2016 00:00

Update: All Government ICT Services Fully Restored

Following extensive analysis of the technical issues experienced on Tuesday 5th July 2016, MITA is now in a position to confirm that all Government ICT Services have been restored successfully.

Publication Date: 05/07/2016 14:00

Network Technical Issues

We would like to inform our esteemed clients that MITA is experiencing network issues resulting in intermittent service provision. Our technical staff are analysing and we shall keep you updated accordingly.

Publication Date: 05/07/2016 12:00

SecUre iNFormation SHaring in federated heterogeneous private clouds (SUNFISH) project

MITA and the Ministry for Finance (MFIN) are participating in an EU funded research project related to cloud computing.

Publication Date: 05/07/2016 09:15

Erasmus+ ‘Game Based Learning to Alleviate Early School Leaving’ – GBL4ESL

The Erasmus + Strategic Partnership project entitled “Game Based Learning to alleviate Early School Leaving” (GBL4ESL) is a two year project that kick-started last September 2015.

Publication Date: 22/06/2016 15:00

Short disruptions in eGov services and government websites

MITA will be carrying out a services enhancement exercise on its network infrastructure as a proactive means of ensuring smooth and effective operations.

Publication Date: 22/06/2016 13:00

Launching of the Blood Donors MT Mobile App

Blood donors in Malta now have the possibility to make use of a mobile application which is specifically intended to facilitate instant communication between the National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) and the Blood Donors community.

Publication Date: 15/06/2016 11:00

Presenting of judicial letters made easier

By the end of June, the Ministry for Justice, Culture and Local Government will be implementing a new online service which will allow lawyers and legal procurators to electronically present judicial letters to the Courts.

Publication Date: 06/06/2016 10:15

Mobile Government Green Paper Launch

MITA, in collaboration with the Office of the Principle Permanent Secretary, has launched a Green Paper on Mobile Government.

Publication Date: 02/06/2016 00:00

National Cyber Security Green Paper- Public Consultation

A public consultation session about the Green Paper for a National Cyber Security Strategy was held at MITA Data Centre.

Publication Date: 01/06/2016 00:00

MITA meets delegation from STATENS IT

Representatives from the Danish Government IT Agency, STATENS IT have today visited MITA Data Centre as part of a study visit in Malta.

Publication Date: 31/05/2016 11:40

MITA organises a public consultation session on Mobile Government

MITA, in collaboration with the Office of the Principal Permanent Secretary, has today organised a public consultation session about innovative means through which Government can interact with citizens using mobile technology.

Publication Date: 28/05/2016 16:00

MITA continues its support towards ICT students

Before signing another sponsorship agreement with the ICT Student Association (ICTSA), MITA’s Executive Chairman, Tony Sultana stressed the importance that students experience work in the ICT

Publication Date: 09/05/2016 00:00