Telecoms news from Austria
The Telekom Austria Group has announced that its first quarter revenues fell by 0.6% to EUR1.05 billion, despite what the company said was a persistently challenging environment. ...more.
T-Mobile Austria has secured a review of the way radio spectrum is being allocated following the merger of the local Orange and Three networks. ...more.
Telekom Austria Group has awarded a contract to ZTE and Kapsch Carrier Com to deploy a mobile CS (Circuit Switched) softswitch network ...more.
Moody's Investors Service has today changed to negative from stable the outlook on Telekom Austria's debt ratings.. ...more.
A former Telekom Austria manager has been charged with accepting kick backs when he worked as the head of the company's retail marketing department up to 2008. ...more.
T-Mobile Austria plans to appeal against the decision approving the merger between the local Orange and Three networks. ...more.
The European Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of Orange Austria by Hutchison 3G. The approval is conditional as the Commission had concerns that the elimination of one out of only four mobile network operators in Austria could have led to less competition and higher prices. ...more.
Telekom Austria Group says that it has received approval for its proposed acquisition of YESSS! Telekommunikation ("YESSS!") without conditions. ...more.
RealNetworks today announced it has been selected by Deutsche Telekom, to offer a fully managed ringback tone service in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic. ...more.
Telekom Austria Group has slashed its shareholders dividend from EUR 0.38 to EUR 0.05 per share for the year 2012 and set the planned dividend for the year 2013 at the same level of EUR 0.05 per share ...more.
The European Union's Commissioner for Competition, Joaquin Almunia has indicated that he is not convinced that the merger of the Austrian mobile networks, Hutchison 3G and Orange will be approved. ...more.
Telekom Austria today announced that its domestic subsidiary A1 has deployed the largest LTE network coverage in the country based on a recent independent audit by Systemics-PAB, ...more.
T-Mobile Austria has chosen Transmode's optical solutions to increase the capacity on its Austria-wide fiber network. ...more.
A group of computer programmers and hackers is creating a low-cost way of spreading Internet access across communities. FunkFeuer uses everyday technology to create a wireless network, called a "mesh," that can transmit data from person to person, without involving companies or governments. ...more.
Telekom Austria is opening talks with Netherlands based KPN regarding possible cooperation, spurred on by their mutual shareholder, Mexico's America Movil. ...more.
Telekom Austria Group has awarded network upgrade contracts to Ericsson for its networks in both Austria and Croatia. ...more.
T-Mobile Austria says that Huawei has completed the modernisation of its GSM network after swapping out more than 4,000 base stations across the country. ...more.
Nokia is moving its Central and Eastern Europe head-office from Vienna, Austria to Budapest, Hungary, resulting in around 30 local job losses. ...more.
Telekom Austria Group has reported that its first half revenues fell by 4.9 percent to EUR2.12 billion. Net profit was EUR80.9 million, compared to a loss of EUR59.2 million a year ago, ...more.
Nearly half of Austrians, who are in employment and use computers both at home and at work, have the option of also using their personal devices at work and one in five companies in Austria actively support this. ...more.