TELEKOM keeps monopoly

Experts who participated in a round table at Belgrade Media Centre believe “Telekom” will maintain its monopoly. According to the suggested strategy and policy for telecommunications in Serbia by 2010, there will be ... More


Turk Telekom has reached a final agreement with Telecom Italia to purchase its 40.5 percent stake in mobile operator Avea for USD 500 million. A total USD 250 million have been reinvested in Oger Telecom, the holding controlling ... More

Motor car procession by Europe’s postal operators

The International Motor Car Procession, organized by theBulgarian postal administration, passed through Belgrade, Serbia, on Friday. The initiative is mottoed "Posts: Ambassadors of United Europe," and held under the ... More

Albania to renegotiate sale of Albtelecom with Turkish consortium

Albania will renegotiate the privatization of the sale of state phone company Albtelecom with a Turkish consortium after an international audit showed defects in the previous contract, the prime minister said Monday. Sali ... More

Nokia wins radio and core network deal with Bulgarian operator vivatel

Nokia has won its first network deal with Bulgarian operator vivatel, the Finnish company said in a press release on September 5. Nokia said it will improve GSM coverage in the vivatel network and prepare it for 3G launch by ... More

IT co Nera opens regional office in Bulgaria

Nera, the Norwegian maker of wireless telecommunication equipment, plans to open a regional know-how and technical assistance center in Sofia at a cost of 3.8 mln euro. Sofia was picked over rival destinations in other regional ... More

Mobi 63 officially rebranded Telenor

The Mobi 63 company will be transferred today from the hands of the Serbian Government to its new owners. Serbian Prime Minister Vojislav Koštunica will attend the transfer ceremony in which Norwegian telecommunications ... More

Belgrade joins race to buy Bosnian Telekom Srpska

Tender documentation for the privatization of 65% of the state-owned capital in Telekom Srpska has so far been bought by Telekom Srbije and Telekom Austria, Republika Srpskàs Minister of transportation and communications ... More

MTelekom Montenegrin unit sells CKB stake

Magyar Telekom Nyrt, the Hungarian unit of Deutsche Telekom AG, sells Montenegro Bank stake as they have announced at BÉT website. “Magyar Telekom the leading Hungarian telecommunications service provider today ... More

T.Austria Q2 op income up 40% on Mobiltel performance

The wireless revenues of Telekom Austria increased by 32% to 1.399 bln euro in the first half of 2006 primarily due to the consolidation of Bulgarian unit Mobiltel, the Austrian company said in its H1 financial report. On a ... More

GED Acquires 4 Mobile Phone Retail Chains

GED, one of the most important investment fund management companies in Spain focusing on the mid-market segment, has acquired four mobile phone retail chains in Romania via the GED Eastern Fund II. The four retail networks sum up ... More

Serbian government open to 3rd mobile licence

The Serbian government is ready to issue a third licence for mobile telephony, "because it wishes citizens to have a choice and to have competition for a better quality of services and lower prices", Serbian Finance Minister ... More

Five Companies Interested In The Last 3G Licenses

Telemobil, Cosmote Romania, The National Radiocommunications Company (SNR), RCS&RDS and Combridge purchased the task book to purchase the last two 3G licenses, according to the General Inspectorate For Communications and ... More

Bulgaria telecom market reaches 2.7 bln levs in '05

The Bulgarian telecom market expanded by 10% to 2.774 bln levs in 2005, according the annual market overview of the Communications Regulation Commission (CRC). Mobile phone services totalled 1.5 bln levs to account for ... More

MCTI prepares RomTelecom listing in the capital market

Ministry of Communications and IT (MCTI) was mandated yesterday, during the Government session, to sign the contract providing for consulting activities in relation to having the shares owned by the State in RomTelecom listed in ... More

RCS&RDS Interested In 3G License

Telecommunications services supplier RCS&RDS will increase their share capital up to EUR 12 million by capital infusion. The company officials told Mediafax they were interested in purchasing a 3G license, and the share capital ... More

Vodafone subscribers up 18.1%

British telecommunications giant Vodafone said on Monday its Albanian unit raised the number of its users by 18.1% year-on-year in its fiscal first quarter ending June 30. Vodafone Albania had 791,000 subscribers at the end of ... More

Telekom Montenegro re-branded 'T'

The general assembly of telco Telekom Montenegro (TCG), a Magyar Telekom Group member company, agreed to change the company's brand name will be changed to 'T.' TCG provides fixed line, mobile and internet services to ... More

Vodafone Launches Vodafone Live 3G Service

The Vodafone live!3G service, which offers for now TV programs, news, politics, economy, sports and fashion articles, games, ring tones and images for mobile phones, as well as roaming in 20 countries will gradually replace the ... More

The Cosmote Subscribers Have Roaming In 111 Countries

The Cosmote subscribers will have roaming services in 111 countries on all continents starting this summer, and chargeable card owners will benefit from the same services in 111 countries. For Greece, starting this week, they can ... More