Telecoms news from Bulgaria
Bulgarian WiMAX network operator, Max Telecom says that it has selected Nokia Siemens Networks to deploy an LTE network overlay, which is due to go live in Q4 2013. ...more.
Bulgaria's Vivacom says that over 300,000 customers have ported their mobile phone numbers to its network since the MNP facility was launched. ...more.
A growing customer base failed to compensate for the loss due to regulatory intervention in the sector and the lower termination rates. ...more.
Telenor has said that it will make significant changes at its newly acquired Bulgarian subsidiary, once it takes formal control later this year. ...more.
Bulgaria's Globul has inaugurated its newest and largest photovoltaic facility, installed at its Network Management Center in Sofia. ...more.
Greece's OTE has given bidders an extra month to submit their offers for its Bulgarian subsidiary, Globul. ...more.
Greece's OTE may cancel the planned sale of its Bulgarian subsidiary, Globul after it successfully refinanced its debt, company officials have told the local Novinite publication. ...more.
Bulgaria's Vivacom has reported a near tripling of its full year profits of BGN 20.3 million (US$14 million). ...more.
The Bulgarian satellite operator Bulsatcom has reportedly been awarded a mobile operator license by the country's telecoms regulator, the Communications Regulation Commission. ...more.
Turkey based Turkcell has confirmed that it has submitted a non-binding indicative offer for a 100% stake in Cosmote Bulgaria Mobile ("Globul"), the second largest mobile operator in Bulgaria. ...more.
Greek telco, Hellenic Telecommunications Organization (OTE) is looking at selling its Bulgaian subsidiaries, Globul and Germanos Telecom to help pay down debts that will be maturing over the next couple of years. ...more.
Bulgaria's mobile networks have been ordered to dismantle nearly 600 base stations which the government says are illegal. ...more.
The Turkish mobile network, Turkcell has confirmed rumours and will be submitting a bid to buy a 93.99% stake in the Bulgarian telecom operator, Vivacom. ...more.
The Bulgarian telecoms regulator, the CRC has cancelled plans for a 3G license tender after no bidders submitted any applications for the license. ...more.
Bulgaria's Mobitel has warned that its network is being affected by the severe weather conditions in eastern Bulgaria. ...more.
Bulgaria's telecoms regulator, the CRC has issued a tender for the country's fourth 3G license, following a request earlier this year from potential bidder, 4G COM. ...more.
Bulgaria's Vivacom has signed a reseller agreement with the European satellite operator, Eutelsat to provide satellite based internet services in rural areas. ...more.
In a brief statement, Bulgaria's Communications Regulation Commission (CRC) has announced a tender for 2 x 15 MHz in the 2 GHz range for use by 3G networks. ...more.
Bulgaria's anti-trust commission is expected to launch a probe into the country's mobile network operators over suspicions of a possible pricing cartel. ...more.
FreeMove announced that Cosmote (Greece) and Globul (Bulgaria) have joined the FreeMove Alliance as partners. ...more.