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Industry Computer software
Social networking
Headquarters Latvia

Forticom is an IT company based in Latvia. It was the owner of online social networks (Latvian) and (Lithuanian). 100% of Forticom is owned by Group.[1] At this moment the company sold but the second project was closed in January 2013.

One website debuted in 1999 and offered the ability send free SMS text messages to mobile phones.[2] The service became very successful as at the time texting was expensive. Later the portal grew to include other mobile services (games, ring tones, icons, etc.). The social network grew out of experimental "friends" feature of the website.[2] The company also developed video sharing websites and Both projects are closed at this moment.[2]

In 2007, Forticom bought 25% of Russian Odnoklassniki.[3] In June 2008, the company acquired 70% interest in Polish for $92 million.[4] Both websites are designed for former classmates. All the Forticom's stocks of were sold. At this moment company is developing project called


  1. ^ Kommersant - DST собрала "Одноклассников" (Russian)
  2. ^ a b c Baubinas, Kostas (2008-08-12). " iš mobilaus tapo itin draugiškas". Verslo žinios (in Lithuanian). 
  3. ^ Weisenthal, Joseph (Sep 25, 2007). "Lithuania's Forticom Invests In Russian Social Networking Site". 
  4. ^ "Forticom buys majority stake in". Warsaw Business Journal. 10 June 2008.