MNP in Serbia delayed by six months

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If reports are to be believed, the introduction of mobile number portability (MNP) in Serbia has been delayed by at least six months. The main reason for the delay in MNP is because the tender to supply the necessary equipment has been called off. However, according to reports citing unnamed officials at the telecommunications regulator Ratel, more information will be …

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Telekom Austria contends for Serbian company

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Telekom Austria shall accept documentation on privatization of the major stake of the Telecom Serbia. Thus this company appears as the chief possible buyer in privatization of Serbian company. The tender for the sale is of 51% stake and was announced yesterday. Telekom Austria is present on Serbian market with its mobile operator VIP Mobile Serbia. According to Serbian Minister …

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Serbian government to sell 51% stake in Telekom Srbija

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The Serbian government on Oct. 14 decided to sell the 51% state-held stake in telecom operator Telekom Srbija in an international tender. According to Cabinet officials, Telekom’s worth is estimated at US$3.37 billion and the government will set the minimal price for the sale of company shares. The evaluation of Telekom Srbija’s capital was performed by a privatization adviser for …

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Serbia plans US$2.25 billion telecom stake sale

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Serbia is planning to sell half of its stake in Telekom Srbija to other European phone companies. The government is seeking as a minimum US$2.25 billion from the sale. Serbia has applied to become a member of the European Union, but needs to reduce state debt and to attract foreign investment Telekom Srbija is 20% owned by Greece’s OTE, which …

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Telekom Austria Group signs five year deal with Nokia Siemens Networks

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Operator appoints Nokia Siemens Networks to modernize network and reduce energy consumption. The Telekom Austria Group (TAG) will soon deploy high-quality mobile broadband services and network performance systems from Nokia Siemens Networks. Under a five-year deal, the service provider has selected Nokia Siemens Networks to replace and modernize its radio networks in Austria, Liechtenstein and Slovenia, and to further deploy …

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Ratel rules on Telekom Srbija- Telenor agreement (Serbia)

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: The terms and price at which Telekom Srbija will lease its infrastructure to newly licensed Telenor has been decided by Serbian telecoms regulator Ratel. No agreement was reached by Telenor with Telekom Srbija regarding the price for access to its network, after the Norwegian company was awarded the country’s second fixed line operator license late last year. This called …

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Orascom interested in Telekom Srbija privatization

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: Orascom Telecom Holding has expressed its interest in the privatization of Telekom Srbija. Belgrade confirmed the plan in March to auction a 40% stake in the telco in September 2010. Government plan to list 15% of the company on the local bourse with a further 5% going to current and past employees has also been revealed. A tender to …

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Telenor Serbia talks to SBB for cable alternative

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: For the leasing of cable network to offer fixed telephony services, Telenor Serbia has started negotiations with local cableco Serbia Broadband (SBB). Country’s regulator RATEL proposed a deal between Telenor and SBB because the talks between Telenor and fixed line incumbent Telekom Srbije over access to its network has stalled. SBB is the leading provider of cable TV services …

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Deutsche Telekom plans to veto Serbian bids

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: The proposal for the privatization of Telekom Srbija has been planned to be vetoed by Deutsche Telekom in order to gradually increase its stake in the telco. According to Milorad Joksimovic, president of the Telekom Trade Union, a proposed sale of 40% of the national carrier would be unsuccessful, because Deutsche Telekom was keen to ensure no other player …

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Serbia to be advised by Citi consortium on Telekom sale

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: Serbia has got a consortium led by Citigroup as the sole bidder to advise it on the sale of a 40% stake in Telekom Srbija.  Two week time has been left with the tender commission to consider the financial offer by the consortium and decide whether to accept it. Plan to sell of half the 80% stake in Telekom …

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