Trikala is among the first 21 cities of the world who are internet friendly!If you visit the city of Trikala, you will notice that apart from a beautiful city you there are wifi-spots everywhere. Also, a tourist guide application has been uploaded, which keeps vistors updated of what is going on in the city and provides information about landmarks and museums. Finally the tries to organise the bureaucracy in the municipality (eg. rubbish collection, envirnomental issues) and up to now it has received almost 14.000 phone calls and applications from citizens. The great advantage of this system is that citizens do not need to come to the offices in order to check the status of their applications. Therefore, the system not only provide good public services but shows the way on how to fight corruption! Trikala has become a pilot-city for Greek cities on their way to electronic services! Check their website and see yourself!www.e-trikala.gr
Furthermore, the city is a pioneer in telemedicine, and over the last 4 years more than 200 patients do not need to go to hospitals anymore! Demosthenes serviceAccording to the data provided, it's really amazing that almost 78% of the problems are being solved within 24 hours!