Vodafone Romania launches corporate landline telephony

Vodafone Romania yesterday launched its Vodafone Office Zone (VOZ) landline telephony service for companies enabling calls to the network at a rate of USD 0.02/minute (plus VAT) and to other fixed networks at the rate of USD ... More

Metronet acquires Vodatel at EUR 6,5mn.

Speculations that Vodatel, one of the leading domestic Internet providers, would be sold over financial problems, became true in the end. This was also confirmed by both Metronet and Vodatel officials, after Metronet admitted it ... More

Thirty bids for regional wireless Internet licences

Nine companies took part with thirty bids in the race to acquire certificates for regional wireless Internet access (WiMax). All submitted bids to the Agency for Electronic Communications, which were opened on Monday, have a ... More

Hewlett Packard to create 250 new jobs at Bulgaria contact center

Computer maker Hewlett Packard Co. said it will add 250 staff in connection with the expansion of its Global Delivery Center operations in Business Park Sofia (BPS) The center, which provides support such as help desks to ... More

IT providers can receive structural funds worth of 550 million euros by 2013

The IT service providers can receive structural funds worth of 550 million euros over 2007-2013 through the Operational Programme for the increase in economic competitiveness, said on Tuesday during a seminar on European funds ... More

CEC signs agreement with Softwin

The National Savings Bank (CEC) signed an agreement with Ascenta, the IT consulting and software solution division of Softwin group, on the outsourcing of the customer relation and IT assistance services in the institution, ... More

Intracom Bulgaria signs contracts with Vivatel

Intracom Bulgaria SA, part of the Intracom Telecom unit of Russian technology company Sitronics, has received three contracts valued at 13.6 mln euro to provide telecommunications infrastructure services to vivatel, the cellular ... More

S&T and HP open new customer concept center in Romania

S&T and HP opened on Thursday a new Customer Concept Center in Bucharest that will provide customers in the region the opportunity to test and customize business solutions from both companies, with a focus on IT Datacenter ... More

Cisco Capital, RZB launch SME financing program

Cisco Capital, a Cisco financial services company, and Raiffeisenbank (Bulgaria) EAD Wednesday signed an agreement for joint SME funding for the purchase of communication equipment. The program kicks off with a zero percent ... More

PC market to grow by 25 pc this year

Sales of personal computers in Romania will rise in 2007 by over 25 per cent as compared to last year, to 800,000 units (as against 635,300 units), reveals a survey carried out by IDC Romania and presented by Mediafax. In the ... More

Spiric an Beecroft discuss possibilities for participation of company L3 in projects in BiH

BiH Council of Ministers Chair Nikola Spiric held talks on Tuesday with Ambassador Robert Beecroft, the former Head of the OSCE Mission to BiH and current Vice-president for diplomacy and development programs within American ... More

WirTek and ISDC to hire around 800 people

Software producer WirTek and software & services producer ISDC say that they intend to hire about 800 further staff within the next three years for their centres in Cluj, with each of the two companies planning to end 2010 with ... More

Raiffeisen Informatik to invest EUR 14 M on the Romanian market

The Austrian IT services provider Raiffeisen Informatik, owned by the Raiffeisen financial group, is to enter the Romanian outsourcing market. Currently, the company is in the final stages of negotiations to take over two firms ... More

Bulgarian IT outfit Sirma Group to become holding company

Sirma Group, the Bulgarian software developer, said it will transform itself into a holding company by the end of 2007. The group currently comprises four business divisions - Sirma Solutions, Ontotext Lab., EngView Systems, ... More

IT service and software market to go up 43 pc by 2009

The Romanian IT service and software market is expected to reach nearly USD 2 bln in 2009, up over USD 600 M since 2006, according to a survey carried out by International Data Corporation (IDC) quoted by Mediafax. The ... More

High-speed Internet Market in Bulgaria Increased 19.6%in Second Half of 2006

The market share of high speed Internet increased in Bulgaria 19.6 per cent for June - December 2006, compared to the first six months of the year, US ICT company IDC branch in Bulgaria Manager Neli Vacheva told journalists ... More

Incomplete legal frame - main obstacle for development of ICT sector in Serbia

Serbia should not long for development of large Internet and telecommunication industry, but for specialization for certain fields in which it has the advantage and tradition and it should gravitate toward development of brands - ... More

ProCA Romania estimates 50 million euros in turnover in 2007

ProCA Romania, a distributor of IT products and a member of RTC Holding, plans to increase its turnover for 2007 by 40 percent, to 50 million euros, as against 36 million euros in 2006, according to the data supplied to ... More

Bulgaria's Vivatel To Launch 3G Services by Next Week

Bulgaria's third mobile operator Vivatel will launch third-generation telephony (3G) services by April 24, the company's chief executive Richard Shearer said on Monday. The first services available to users will be video calls ... More

Siemens launches wireless network hardware in Romania

The Siemens home and office communications division launched in Romania yesterday its portfolio of wireless network equipment enabling wireless Internet connections for high speed data transfer, according to a press release. The ... More