eCommerce News

Press Release - Recognition of Qualified Electronic Signatures (‘QES’)
Published On: Aug 17th 2021
Increasing use is being made of qualified electronic signatures (hereafter ‘QES’). This has become even more prevalent with the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic which has made digital signing even more pertinent.  A QES is made with a qualified certificate used for identifying the signer. Such a certificate iss...
Insights into the use of Digital: Internet & eCommerce Use by Business Survey 2021
Published On: Aug 4th 2021
The Internet & eCommerce Use by Business Survey 2021 seeks to assess the level of digitalisation amongst the local business community as it makes headway in its digital transformation journey. The survey was conducted through CATI between December 2020 and January 2021. 431 businesses across Malta and Gozo were int...
Insights into Buying Behaviour Attitudes - Internet & eCommerce Use by Consumers Survey 2021
Published On: Apr 8th 2021
The latest study carried out by the Malta Communications Authority looks into how consumption patterns utilising eCommerce are evolving, especially amidst turbulent times. The research detected a 2% increase in Internet usage in 2020, when compared to the previous survey in 2016. According to the study, 82% of Inte...
Annual Plan 2021
Published On: Mar 12th 2021
This document represents the MCA's Annual Plan 2021. It sets out the priority work-streams and related individual tasks that the MCA will be conducting during 2021. The Annual Plan is reflective of the MCA’s Strategy Update covering the period 2021 - 2023. ...
Strategy Update for 2021 - 2023
Published On: Mar 12th 2021
This document provides a rolling update of the MCA's strategic direction for the period 2021 - 2023. It contains a validation of established strategic thrusts and includes any new developments that are envisaged as having a significant impact during the plan period. ...
Update of the National eCommerce Strategy
Published On: Oct 29th 2020
As we approach the end of the term of the National eCommerce Strategy 2014 – 2020, the Malta Communications Authority has kick-started the process that will lead to the formulation of a revised strategy for the upcoming period. The Authority is embarking on a number of intelligence-gathering activities to gain in...