Year 2006 at SK ID Solutions
Hansapank, SEB Eesti Ühispank, Elion and EMT enter into the Computer Protection 2009 agreement with the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (as the representative of the state) with the aim of making Estonia the world’s most secure information society by 2009.
The ID ticket system continues to flourish: 30-day cards for electric trains can now be purchased in the form of electronic ID tickets as well.
The Look@World Foundation and Omnikey, one of the largest smart card producers in the world, enter into a framework agreement for the provision to Estonia of ID card readers that are up to three times less expensive than under the existing agreement. The agreement allows up to 600,000 such readers to be provided to Estonia between 2007 and 2009.
At the start of the academic year, students at the University of Tartu become the first in Estonia to be able to use new types of ID tickets to pay for services such as printing, scanning and photocopying without having to use cash.
In September the centre signs an agreement with Omnitel, the biggest mobile communications operator in Lithuania, which will see the centre providing Omnitel’s clients with digital certificates. As a result, people in Lithuania are able to provide digital signatures and log in to e-services (such as Internet banks) using their mobile phones.
By the end of the year the number of ID cards that have been issued tops 1,000,000.