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Do you know what a boiler has to do with frozen trolleys and antennas?

Do you know that a heating boiler can interfere with radio and television reception? Can frozen trolleys make it difficult to listen to your favorite shows? In relation to the winter season and freezing weather, the Telecommunications Union of the Slovak Republic draws attention to interesting problems with the use of telecommunications services and interference with radio and television reception.

The weather during Christmas tested the preparedness of the operators

During the Christmas holidays, the Telecommunications Union of the Slovak Republic noted a deterioration in the availability of telecommunications services, which was caused by heavy snowfall, wind and power outages. The weather tested the preparedness of the technicians of the distribution companies and telecommunications operators. In some cases, the cause of the reported "outage" was only a snowy antenna at the service user.

Do you know that regional operators also have interesting Christmas offers?

Before the Christmas holidays, many customers of telecommunications operators have reached the end of their commitment and are considering which operator they will use services from in the following period. TÚSR has selected several offers from domestic operators that illustrate the possibilities in selected locations of the Slovak Republic.

Is there a threat of further price increases for telecommunication services in the EU?

The European Commission is currently dealing with the possibility of deregulation or a significant narrowing of the regulation of the electronic communications sector. As a result, operators with significant market power could dictate pricing and technical terms that would further distort competition, crowd out competition from the market, and ultimately demand disproportionately high prices from end users.

What will happen next with the distribution of Czech TV programs?

Currently, in Slovakia, we are dealing with the issue of the further distribution of Czech television programs. What will come next? Will we eliminate Hungarian, Austrian or Polish programs as well? The distribution and offering of foreign television programs is a professional topic that can easily turn into a political one, and according to the Telecommunications Union of the Slovak Republic (TÚSR), all those affected should sit down at a round table without unnecessary emotions and explain their positions.

Forgotten technology makes it possible to call during vacation for free and without a mobile network signal

All kinds of things can happen during alpine tourism at home and abroad as well. On the way to a vacation aborad, communication between cars can be unintentionally expensive and complicated. In such cases, the Telecommunication union of Slovak Republic recommends having an almost forgotten technology as a backup, which allows you to communicate for free even in places without a mobile network signal.

They received a high bill for mobile services after the holiday

According to a recently published representative survey, almost half of Slovaks plan to spend their summer vacation abroad. Telecommunication union of Slovak Republic recommends caution so that their memories of a pleasantly spent vacation are not spoiled by a high bill for the use of mobile services abroad. The experiences of some vacationers illustrate what could happen.

World Telecommunications and Information Society Day reminds us how the world has changed thanks to telecommunications

Since 1965, the world has commemorated the World Telecommunications Day every year on May 17, since 2007 World Telecommunications and Information Society Day. On this day, in 1865, the International Telegraph Convention was signed in Paris and the International Telegraph Union was founded, which was renamed the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in 1934. On this occasion, Telecommunication union of Slovak Republic draws attention to how the world around us has changed thanks to telecommunications. Do you know that the public telegraph service began to be used in our territory in 1847?

You can watch the return of migratory birds online

On April 1st, we celebrate International Bird Day. April is also the month when the most migratory birds arrive on our territory. Their arrival at the nests and nesting are watched not only by ornithologists in the field, but also by other enthusiasts from the comfort of their living rooms - thanks to the live transmission provided by telecommunication operators from the Telecommunication union of Slovak Republic (TUSR).

Customers will benefit from competition and ethical business practices of telecommunications operators

Does it seem to you that there is a little competition between telecommunications operators and also you have a smaller selection of services and higher prices compared to other countries? A helping hand with the necessary changes is offered by Telecommunication union of Slovak Republic (hereinafter referred to as "TUSR"), whose aim is to support competition on the telecommunications market and also supervise the legal and moral provision of electronic communication networks and services.