Vip attracted 250,000 customers in the first year

Macedonia’s third mobile operator, Vip, was successful in bringing competition into the Macedonian market and cutting the mobile telephony prices by over 50 percent. So far, EUR 50 million was invested in the development of ... More

Globul priority to grow 3G network

Bulgarian wireless carrier Globul, a unit of Greece's OTE, will inject fresh cash in its 3G network and branch into fixed broadband services, chief executive Haris Kotsibos told reporters on the eve of the operator’s ... More

ENT closes a deal in Montenegro worth EUR 2.8 million

On Wednesday in Podgorica, Zagreb-based Ericsson Nikola Tesla signed the contract on delivery and installment of equipment for the operative and communication center 112, the future single emergency number. The contract worth ... More

Michail Leousis, new Manager for Cosmote Romania

Activities referring to programs destined to individual and corporate customers, as well as fidelity strategies and programs for Cosmote Romania will be coordinated from now on by Michail Leousis, Rompres announces. According to ... More

Bidding for 4th GSM permit to start at 38 mln levs

The Bulgarian telecom regulator will organise a sealed bid tender for a terrestrial nationwide GSM network permit this summer, it was announced on the website of the telecom authority. Bidding for the 20-permit will begin at ... More

GTS Telecom Romania to invest €4 mln in infrastructure

GTS Telecom Romania, one of the main landline phone operators on the market, plans to invest €4 million in network infrastructure in 2008, some 20 percent higher year-on-year, said Country Manager Dan Mihaiescu, quoted by ... More

Turkey’s new satellite launch rescheduled for June 12

Turkey's Transportation Minister Binali Yildirim said Saturday that June 12 would be the new date to launch a new generation communication satellite Turksat 3A from French Guiana, daily Hurriyet reports. The launching of Turksat ... More

AMC operating income rises 22% to EUR 23.2 M

Albanian Mobile Communications (AMC), the Albanian arm of Greek mobile operator Cosmote, posted a 22% annual rise in operating income for the first quarter to EUR 23.2 million, OTE- which bought Cosmote in 2007- said in a ... More

Russians eye Mobiltel owner

Austrian telecommunications company Telekom Austria AG may be looking for a partner for its mobile phone unit mobilkom Austria, news agency Dow Jones quoted Austria's Wirtschaftsblatt as reporting Tuesday. According to the ... More

Sony opens Sofia call centre for Eastern Europe

Japanese electronics giant Sony Corp. will open its regional call centre for Central and Eastern Europe in Sofia on April 1, Dnevnik daily reported. The call-centre's 12 consultants will offer information on new products and ... More

National joint venture for TLC infrastructure

Croatian state-owned company Odasiljaci i Veze (OiV), operating in the sector of broadcasting of radio-television programmes, announced that it plans alongside with other six state-owned companies (HEP, Janaf, Plinacro, FF.SS., ... More

Telekom Austria interested in domestic market

The Romanian mobile services market is sufficiently interesting for Telekom Austria for it to be considering the takeover of one of the local operators, according to its CEO, Boris Nemsic, Business Standard daily reports. ... More

Vodafone Albania sets up Vodafone Albania Foundation

Vodafone Albania is to announce the establishment of the Vodafone Albania Foundation, an independent legal entity. This foundation will be supported by Vodafone Albania and Vodafone Group Foundation which has developed a unique ... More

UBS Investment Bank interested in telecommunications privatization

Federation’s PM Nedzad Brankovic and communications minister Nail Seckovic met today with the regional director of London UBS Investment Bank, Lucas Wilson. During the meeting, positions were shared on the issue of ... More

Turkey’s Eaglemobile to operate in Albania

GSM operator Eagle Mobile, a subsidiary of Albania’s telecommunications firm ALBTelecom, will be operational as of March 13th, Anadolu news agency reports. Turkish Calik Group owns 76 percent of the shares of ALBTelecom. ... More

Skipti the final buyer of Telekom Slovenije?

According to the announcements of TV Slovenia, the privatization commission of Telekom Slovenije rejected the offer of the consortium Bain Capital & Avos Capital & BT, so the final buyer of Telekom should be Skipti. The ... More

Skipti the final buyer of Telekom Slovenije?

According to the announcements of TV Slovenia, the privatization commission of Telekom Slovenije rejected the offer of the consortium Bain Capital & Avos Capital & BT, so the final buyer of Telekom should be Skipti. The ... More

Cosmofon gets approval for 3-G technology

Cosmofon will be offering services of the third generation of mobile technology, Kanal 5 reported. According the Agency for Electronic Communications, Cosmofon's offer of over EUR 10 million was the best. - According to the ... More

15 new companies to enter fixed telephony market

At the Thursday’s session of the Government, minister of transport and communications Bozidar Kalmeta presented the draft plan of the Croatian Telecommunications Agency in 2008. He announced that 15 new operators were on ... More

Leading coalition disagrees over Telekom privatization?

After the Slovenian Government decided on Friday not to sell 49.13% in Telekom Slovenije yet, this week the leading coalition should agree on the way the state assets will continue to be privatized and whether the privatization ... More