Telekom to invest EUR 5.3mn in telephony

Telekom Serbia will this year invest EUR 5.3mn in fixed and mobile telephony and Internet access. Telekom Serbia director Aleksandar Sojanović has said that the company invested EUR 125mn in the development of fixed and ... More


Albtelecom's privatization postponed

Turkish prime minister, Erdoğan Recep Tayyip, postponed his two day visit to Tirana due to health problems, while the Albanian minister of Economy, Genc Ruli, announced there was a lack of progress in privatization of ... More


US Firm Buys Bulgaria's BTC for EUR 1,9 B -

US investment firm Providence Equity Partners is most likely to acquire a majority stake in Bulgarian telecom BTC, local Trud daily reported. The company is offering a total of EUR 1,9 B for the deal, a price tag too high for ... More


Telekom Austria Eyes Stake in Greece's OTE

Telekom Austria, the owner of Bulgaria's top mobile operator M-Tel, is looking to buy into Greek telecoms group OTE, Bulgarian business daily Dnevnik reported on Thursday. OTE's mobile arm Cosmote ranks second in terms of ... More


Cosmote resumes accusations against Telemobil

The Telemobil decision to cut off technical links to the Cosmote network sets a dangerous precedent, as the two operators are bound by an interconnection agreement that should be observed, Cosmote Romania CEO Nikolaos Tsolas, ... More


Second mobile operator licence signed

Telekom Slovenija - IpkoNet Consortium has officially been announced winner of the license for the second mobile telephony operator in Kosovo. Kosovo Prime Minister Agim Ceku, Head of TRA Anton Berisha and representatives of the ... More


Austrian complaints regarding mobile telephony tender

The Austrian company, Mobilkom, has filed one more complaint against the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA). The representative of Mobilkom Austria, Edmond Kërliu, stated that TRA made big mistakes in calculating ... More


Vodafone expands 3G services in six cities

Vodafone Romania expanded 3G Broadband Internet services in Cluj-Napoca, Brasov, Timisoara, Constanta, Craiova and Iasi. Last year in November the company introduced the service in Bucharest. The number of 3G service clients ... More


Bulgaria wireless carrier Globul '06 revenues up 25% y/y

Globul, the local wireless brand of Greek-owned Cosmo Bulgaria Mobile, posted a 25% jump in revenues to 669.4 mln levs for 2006, shows the company's financial report. EBITDA rose 35% year-on-year to 247 mln levs while net ... More


Turkey to launch second communication satellite in 2008

Turkey will launch its second communication satellite, RASAT, in 2008. So announced the deputy chairman of the Turkish science and technology committee TUBITAK in response to a parliamentary question, daily Dunya reported. By ... More


Turkey to launch second communication satellite in 2008

Turkey will launch its second communication satellite, RASAT, in 2008. So announced the deputy chairman of the Turkish science and technology committee TUBITAK in response to a parliamentary question, daily Dunya reported. By ... More


ACH Conglomerate Acquires 52% of Mobile Service Provider Debitel

ACH conglomerate, formerly known as Autocommerce, signed an agreement with German holding Debitel Konzernfinanzierungs GmbH on Wednesday, 7 February on the acquisition of a 52% share in Slovenian mobile services provider Debitel ... More


Slovenian Telco Loses Out in Bidding for Kosovo Mobile License

Telco Telekom Slovenije has lost out in bidding for the second mobile operator license in the province of Kosovo. The Kosovo Agency for Telecommunications announced on Tuesday, 6 February that the Kosmocel consortium made the ... More


Mobilkom to launch network in June

Mobilkom Austria, third mobile operator in Serbia, to become operative at the beginning of June. Telekom Administrative President Boris Nemšić confirmed that Mobilkom employed 100 out of 300 workers so far, adding ... More


Euronet purchases Brodos Romania

American company Euronet Worldwide entered the Romanian prepaid services market by purchasing the mobile service supplier Brodos Romania. Euronet representatives target to develop the company’s prepaid service business. ... More


Kosmocell – second mobile operator in Kosovo

Kosovo Telecommunication Agency (KTA) announced yesterday that the Kosmocell Consortium, comprising two local companies, Dukagjini and Kujtesa, and an Italian-American company, successfully bid to become the second mobile ... More


"Telefonija" to conquer Macedonian market in 2007

The General Manager of company "Telefonija", Branimir Bošković, pointed out in the interview for "Ekapija" that that company, thanks to quicker and larger expansion, would soon grow into the group that should encompass ... More


Sale of Telecom shares a good signal

According to experts, sale of shares of Montenegrin Telecom at the stock exchange worth € 5.5 million should be a good signal for increase in interest of foreign investors into Montenegro's capital market. Last Monday, the ... More


Telecommunications Minnow Wants EUR 130m from Telekom

Telecommunications company T-2 has filed a compensation claim against telco Telekom Slovenije, demanding EUR 129.56m in monopoly-related charges, Telekom said on Wednesday, 24 January. T-2 did not want to comment as the ... More


Romanian Post estimates EUR 300 million in turnover

The national company Posta Romana CNPR estimates for this year EUR 300 million in turnover compared with EUR 260-20 million registered in 2006, said the company’s general director, Mihai Toader. The company also estimates ... More