Mobilkom pays 320 mn euros

Mobilkom Austria has today made a 320 mn euro payment in order to acquire the third mobile telephony license in Serbia. Foreign economic relations minister Milan Parivodić told a press conference that the license contract ... More


Operators from Kosovo do not want "Telenor"

The auction for the selection of the operator of the second mobile telephony network in Kosovo, which will last until mid-January 2007, induced local bidders to attack Norwegian giant "Telenor", which recently bought Serbian ... More


Romtelecom to launch satellite TV tomorrow

Landline telephony operator Romtelecom is launching its satellite-based TV service tomorrow, the company announced yesterday. In the latter half of September, Romtelecom regional operations Executive Director George Argentopoulos ... More


UPC pays EUR 10 million for Minisat

Telecommunication operator UPC Romania paid EUR 10 million to take over TV cable operator Minisat Targoviste, owned by the businessman Ioan Mihai Dumitru. The transaction was finalized on November 1, according to the announcement ... More


Turkcell Attempting to Buy Greek Operator TIM Hellas

Turkey’s biggest GSM operator, Turkcell, is interested in the possible sale of the Greek GSM operator TIM-HELLAS Telecommunication, but the company has not decided to give an offer. According to the declaration made for ... More


Tender for the third operator announced

Montenegro's Telecommunication Agency has published today the international tender for licences for second and third mobile telephony generation. The licences shall be granted for the period of 15 years and bids can be submitted ... More


ANRC decision criticised by UPC Romania as well

The most recent reaction in the telecom market after the recent decision made by the National Communication Regulatory Authority (ANRC) to defer the reduction of interconnection tariffs for other operators to the Orange and ... More


Telecom market in turmoil

The decision taken last week by the National Communication Regulatory Authority (ANRC) to postpone the enforcement of the second stage in reducing interconnection tariffs with networks Vodafone and Orange for the other telecom ... More


Tender for third mobile operator in FYRMacedonia announced

Electronic Communications Agency announced Monday the tender for third mobile operator in Macedonia. The tender is announced in domestic media as well as in the Financial Times. The interested parties should submit their offers ... More


Cosmote Romania might take IGCTI to court over 3G licence issue

Cosmote invested EUR 220 M in increasing the coverage network to 76 pc of Romania’s territory and to 92 pc of the population. Greek operator Cosmote might take to court the General Inspectorate of Communications and ... More


Kosovo looking for second provider

The Slovenian company Ipko.net will participate in the tender for a second mobile phone operator in Kosovo. Ipko.net works under the Telekom Slovenia group and already has a number of licenses for stationary telephone services ... More


Norveigan "Telenor" opens up a 100 of new working places in Serbia

"Telenor" company announced that in the following period, there will be around a 100 of new job places opened up in Serbia. The executive director for human resources Sirshten Tulin announced that in the beginning this company ... More


Cosmote and SNR discontented with 3G licenses auction result

Cosmote Romania and National Company for Radio communication SNR made an appeal to the General Inspectorate for Communication and Information Technology IGCTI regarding the results at the 3G licenses auction, said the companies ... More


Trouble for Turk Telecom-Oger Telecoms Agreement

With only $350 million of $950 million that Oger Telecoms promised to invest in Turk Telecom in 2005, the franchise agreement has become open to discussion. Owned by the Lebanese Hariri family, Oger Telecoms signed an agreement ... More


UAE Etisalat submits bid for Greek TIM Hellas

Emirates Telecoms Etisalat submitted a non-binding bid for TIM Hellas, the third largeste mobile operator in Greece, while it concurrently negotiates in acquiring stakes in Sri Lankan Telecom and Yemen mobile operator Sabafon. ... More


"Telenor" invests 15,3 millions eur in Serbia

Telecommunication company, "Telenor" d.o.o. has invested around 15,3 millions eur in the new equipment, in order to reach all demands for further expansion of the network on the territory of the whole Serbia, by signing the ... More


National Telco and Tok Telekomunikacije Win FWS Licences

The national telco Telekom Slovenije and a Ljubljana-based telecommunications company Tok telekomunikacije have been awarded 10-year licences to provide broadband wireless Internet services, Slovenia's telecommunications watchdog ... More


Vodafone launches 3G Broadband services

Vodafone Romania has launched HSDPA – 3G Broadband services on the Romanian market . the company’s customers can use Vodafone Mobile Connect Card with 3G Broadband, service, a mobile connectivity solution which ... More


Slovenia Gets Two New UMTS Operators

The two companies will join Slovenia's largest mobile operator Mobitel, who also bid for the license, but was rejected as its bid was not in line with the conditions of the public call for tenders, said the Agency for Post and ... More


Market share of Monet to be increased

Deutsche Telecom, the majority shareholder of Telecom Montenegro is not satisfied with Monet's share in Montenegro's mobile telephony market and it shall make effort to increase it to more than 51 per cent after ... More