eCommerce News

The MCA launches FastTrak to Mobile Business
Published On: Jul 17th 2018
On 17th July, the Malta Communications Authority (MCA) launched the second phase of the FastTrak project, with particular focus on mobile commerce and mobile marketing. Addressing those present for the launch, the Honourable Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation, the Honour...
MCA launches eBiznify, eCommerce Training Programme
Published On: Jul 6th 2018
The MCA, as the entity responsible for the implementation of the National eCommerce Strategy, 2014 – 2020, is offering an eCommerce training programme, named ‘eBiznify’.  The first course commencing in October 2018 will be delivered online via a dedicated eLearning platform. It will help participants underst...
Highlighting the importance of setting up a digital strategy at this year’s SIMFO
Published On: May 7th 2018
In today’s digital era, it is crucial for businesses to realise the importance of setting up a digital strategy. A discussion about this was brought forward by the Malta Communications Authority (MCA) during this year’s edition of the Single Market Forum, organised by the Ministry for the Economy, Investment an...
Training on digital marketing by MCA extended to Gozo
Published On: Feb 20th 2018
Following the success of the training sessions on digital marketing offered as part of the Malta Communications Authority’s FastTrak project, this initiative is now being extended to Gozo. The Minister for Gozo Justyne Caruana announced this during a press conference this morning, at the Ta’ Dbieġi Complex, in...
Another step towards removing barriers to eCommerce
Published On: Feb 9th 2018
Online shopping is becoming increasingly popular with internet users. According to MCA’s latest consumer survey, carried out in 2016, 63% of Maltese bought something online. Findings show that the most sought after products and services with Maltese online shoppers are clothes and shoes, holiday accommodation an...
Shopping online from sellers based outside the EU
Published On: Feb 6th 2018
/Information regarding applicable charges - Update 1/ Charges applied by postal operators / couriers to their customers to handle clearance of goods received from non-EU countries vary considerably from one operator to another.  Different postal operators / couriers apply different charging mechanisms which may al...