Cosmofon received an approval for 3G

The mobile operator Cosmofon received the approval for using radiofrequencies for providing public mobile communication networks and services from the 3G technology. Cosmofon needs to pay 10, 5 million euros until 10th ... More


Telekom Slovenije about to be successfully privatized

Privatization Commission of Telekom Slovenije should decide by the end of the week whether Telekom sale is going to be negotiated with both bidders in this round - Skipti and Bain Capital & Axos Capital & BT, or with only one of ... More


Forthnet to sell 20% stake to Malta’s company

Greece's second-biggest Internet company, Forthnet said three of its main shareholders are in talks to sell a 20% stake to GO Plc, Maltàs biggest phone company, as Katinimerini reports today quoting Bloomberg. Cycladic ... More


Ericsson signed two contracts with HT

The contracts in question are for IPTV Head-end equipment worth more than HRK 5mn and the second for IPTV services’ quality monitoring platform of the same value. Ericsson Nikola Tesla and Hrvatske telekomunikacije, ... More


Quaestus in panic looking for Metronet’s savior

Late last year, the majority owner of Metronet, Quaestus, sent out info memorandum to about 50 addresses of the biggest international funds that deal with investments on the telecommunications market. In this document they ... More


Sinfonika sues Telekom Slovenia for EUR 36 million

Yesterday Telekom Slovenija received a lawsuit from the company Simfonika to pay out damages in the amount of EUR 36 million for the alleged misuse of the dominant position and the violations of the regulations of sectoral ... More


Petros Lefkovits - new head of “Cosmofon

Petros Lefkovits is the new CEO of the mobile operator “Cosmofon” The former head of “Cosmofon” Stefanos Oktapodas will become the CEO of the mobile operator AMC in Albania and a member of the Board of ... More


Bulgaria's M-Tel Reaches 5 Million Subscribers

Bulgaria's biggest cellphone operator M-Tel, majority owned by Telekom Austria, said it has reached five million subscribers on Christmas Day. The lucky customer, a 29-year-old resident of Stara Zagora, will receive a Porsche ... More


Vodafone opens 20th store in Bucharest

Vodafone Romania, the mobile phone operator, has opened its 20th store in Bucharest, the company announced yesterday. Of that number, 14 stores are its own and 6 belong to the Petrocom D&V distribution network after the latter ... More


Vodafone opens 20th store in Bucharest

Vodafone Romania, the mobile phone operator, has opened its 20th store in Bucharest, the company announced yesterday. Of that number, 14 stores are its own and 6 belong to the Petrocom D&V distribution network after the latter ... More


Another strong warning from Brussels

The European Commission requests the Government to annul the concession agreement of Makedonski Telekomunikacii, T-Mobile Macedonia, and Cosmofon, and not to adjust them with the Law on Electronic Communications. Yesterday, the ... More


OTE fiberoptic network starts operating in the Balkans

OTE has set in operation its new cable infrastructure of fiberoptics that will offer high-capacity data transmission in the Balkans. Its subsidiary, OTE Globe announced yesterday the start of operation of its TransBalkan Network ... More


"Telenor" started campaign for recycling of landline phones

Company "Telenor" has started campaign for recycling of landline phones, which is based on the data that growing number of citizens of Serbia use mobile phones and that their demand for landline phones keeps getting ... More


Five parties interested in INFOTE

According to sources close to the matter, OTE’s subsidiary Infote is expected to receive at least five bids from interested parties. According to the same sources, among the interested parties is the British private equity ... More


Branković expects BAM 4bn from sale of telecoms

FBiH Government predicts BAM 4bn earnings from quick sale of assets while these funds will be directed to two kinds of developmental projects, those significant for FBiH such as development of road infrastructure and for local ... More


Telekom Srpske enters Croatian market

The beginning of the company’s operations depend on time needed to gather the documentation for setting up a company like this, said Božić. Telekom Srpske is establishing a company in Croatia. The goal of the ... More


Bulgaria's M-Tel helps offset Telekom Austria losses

Foreign operations, including Bulgarian subsidiary M-Tel, helped Telekom Austria offset losses from domestic operations in the first nine months of this year, the telecoms company said, Sofia News Agency reports. The figures show ... More


Greek OTE to buy Cosmote minorities

Greece Telecoms Organisation OTE announced it was looking to buy out the remaining shares in Cosmote it does not own. OTE wants to merge with Cosmote to help offset a decline in its customer base since the liberalisation of the ... More


Telco Buys Fixed Line Operator in Republic of Srpska

Telco Telekom Slovenije has continued its recent push to markets of the former Yugoslavia by acquiring 70% of Aneks, the biggest alternative fixed line operator in the Republic of Srpska, the Serbian entity in Bosnia-Herzegovina. ... More


Calik buys Albatelecom, eagle mobile

Turkey's Calik Group has bought Albanian telecommunication companies Albanian Albtelecom (fixed telephony) and Eagle Mobile (mobile telephony), news agency Anadolu reported, quoting the group. Calik won an auction for 76% of ... More