Telekom Serbia buys satellite equipment from Israel

Telekom Serbia has bought from Israeli-based Gilat Satellite Networks equipment for the VSAT satellite communication network, which it plans to install in Serbia. Director of the department for foreign relations at Telekom Ivan ... More

2007 – year of mobile telephony

The mobile telephony industry could strengthen its position as main telephony network worldwide this year, reads a recent Deloitte survey on top IT&C trends in 2007. More and more landline users renounce the service and ... More

Telenor announces 3G network

Telenor Serbia says its 3G mobile telephony network will become available in March. The company points out that its 3G standards in Serbia will be identical to those it maintains in all the countries of its operations, while ... More

Four companies bid for mobile telephony licence in Kosovo

TVs and dailies report on the companies that have applied for the second mobile telephony tender. There are four bidders: the Austrian Mobilkom, Kosmocell, Team Kosova and IpkoNet in consortium with Telekom Slovenija. One bid of ... More

Purchase of Telecom RS agreement on Friday

Telecom Serbia to sign purchase agreement of Republika Srpska Telecom on Friday in Banja Luka byHigh state officials of both republics will be in attendance at the signing ceremony. Nedeljko Čubrilović, Minister of ... More

4.3 mln Subscribers of Bulgarian wireless carrier Mobiltel

Mobiltel, Bulgaria's dominant wireless telecom carrier, said subscribers rose 18.7% year-on-year to 4.27 mln - from a population of 8 mln, at the end of 2006. Contract subscribers increased 27.5% to 1.57 mln while the prepaid ... More

Telecom regulator to award 5 wireless permits

Bulgaria's telecom regulator said it will grant on a non-competitive basis 5 point-to-multipoint licences in the 26 gH range. The regulator said a competition was not necessary because the number of available permits matched that ... More

Telekom Serbia enters BiH market

A high price offer has successfully ended the privatisation process for Telekom Srpske, one of the leading companies in BiH. Telekom Serbia has won the international tender for 65% of Telekom Srpske, a leading ... More

Nera Networks Opens Regional Hub in Bulgaria

Nera Networks, the Norwegian leading company in wireless telecommunications using microwave and satellite technology, opened a new regional centre in Sofia. The flagman of the unique WiMAX wireless technology in Bulgaria ... More

Telekom Acquires Republic of Srpska ISP

Telekom Slovenije on Wednesday, 20 December acquired the Republic of Srpska internet service provider from the telecommunications company Snoike for EUR 390,000. The telco will supply with an additional EUR 1m ... More

Social program agreed

The management and the trade union of Telecom Montenegro have signed today, after 12-month negotiations, the agreement on social program, according to which the maximum redundancy payment for workers who leave the company of ... More

Bulgarian telco ITD Network issues 2.25 mln euro debt

ITD Network, the Bulgarian telecom and Internet service provider, said it has issued a 2.25 mln euro corporate bond. The bond, which was placed privately, will be registered for secondary trading on the Bulgarian stock ... More

Romtelecom asks EUR 12 million in damages from ANRC

Romtelecom will ask from National Regulatory Authority for Communications ANRC to cancel the decision regarding the postponing of the tariffs reduction at Orange and Vodafone . It also plans to ask ANRC for damages worth EUR 12 ... More

Telekom Srbija invests 813 mln Euro in infrastructure

Serbian telecom provider Telekom Srbija has invested 813 million euro in infrastructure development, the introduction of new services and a 30% increase in capacities over the past six years, company representative Zorica ... More

Telekom Srpska overpriced

Economic consultant Milan Kovačević said that Telekom Srbija paid too much for 65 percent of Telekom Srpska’s capital. Kovačević, an expert in foreign investments, is surprised by the price that Telekom ... More

Telecom market to exceed USD 5 bln in 2010

The Romanian telecom market will draw near USD 5.5 bln in 2010, as opposed to USD 3.9 bln in 2006, with the mobile phone coverage rate rising from 70 per cent to 110 per cent in the respective period, according to Vodafone ... More

Cosmote Romania expected to reach 1 million customers this year

Mobile operator Cosmote Romania will have over 1million customers by the end of the year, the first year of operation after it re-launched its commercial operations, Nikolaos Tsolas, company’s General Director said. The ... More

Telekom Austria eyes bid for third mobile telephony operator in Macedonia

Telecom Austria is seeking to acquire a license for becoming the third mobile telephony operator in FYR Macedonia. The company wants to enter into the Macedonian market, as the tender for a third mobile operator in this country ... More

EUR 300 M damages to the Romanian state in RomTelecom case

The 45.99 per cent stake of the land telephony operator RomTelecom, held by the state, will be worth EUR 300 M less in 2007 than in 2006, Evenimentul Zilei daily reported on Monday. RomTelecom reached its maximum performance in ... More

Microsoft Key Man to Head Turkcell

The new general manager of Turkcell, Turkey’s leading mobile phone operator, has been announced. Sureyya Ciliv, who headed Microsoft’s strategy planning department in the United States, will replace by Muzaffer ... More