Telecoms news from Czech Republic

Vodafone Czech Republic launched VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling with Ericsson

Vodafone Czech Republic has chosen Ericsson as supplier for a full-scale upgrade of the operator's core network and has launched VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling. ...more.

T-Mobile Employee Arrested for Trying to Sell Customer Data

T-Mobile's Czech subsidiary came close to suffering a massive data breach following actions by an employee of the company. ...more.

Czech Republic Tablet Market Contracts in 2015 as Numerous Factors Converge

While the market posted a three-digit growth rate in each quarter of 2013, it slowed down to double-digit growth in 2014 and grew only 2.1% in the first quarter of 2015. ...more.

Sigfox: A new wireless network in the Czech Republic

T-Mobile and Blue Cell Network are partnering with Sigfox to bring a wireless network dedicated to the Internet of Things to the Czech Republic. ...more.

T-Mobile Offering Cash to Find Bugs on its Websites

The Czech Republic's T-Mobile says that it has paid out CZK 700,000 to people who have uncovered problems with its website. ...more.

Telefonica Czech Republic Names New CEO Following Takeover by Local Businessman

Telefonica Czech Republic has named a new CEO following the recent purchase of a 65.9% in the company by billionaire businessman Petr Kellner's PPF Group. ...more.

Czech Networks Agree to Share LTE Infrastructure

Two Czech Republic based mobile operators, O2 and T-Mobile have signed an agreement on sharing their LTE networks. ...more.

T-Mobile Expands Testing of E-Mailed Monthly Invoices

Six months after the initial pilot transfer in September 2013, Czech Republic based T-Mobile has decided to offer electronic statements to another 125,000 customers for testing. ...more.

Czech Networks in 4G Infrastructure Sharing Talks

Two Czech Republic networks have started talks that could see them sharing their LTE network infrastructure. ...more.

Deutsche Telekom Increasing Support for Firefox Based Smartphones

Deutsche Telekom says that it is making a stronger commitment to smartphones based on the Firefox OS, and will launch two new models this summer. ...more.

Deutsche Telekom Pays $1.1 Billion for Remainder of T-Mobile Czech Republic

Germany's Deutsche Telekom has announced that it is paying EUR800 million (US$1.1 billion) to buy the remaining nearly 40% of T-Mobile Czech Republic that it does not already own. ...more.

Czech Republic Sells Radio Spectrum to Incumbent Mobile Networks

All three mobile networks in the Czech Republic have been allocated radio spectrum following the regulator's second attempt at selling off the LTE licenses. ...more.

Deutsche Telekom Boosts Landline Capabilities in Eastern Europe

Deutsche Telekom is spending EUR546 million to buy the Eastern European landline operator, GTS. ...more.

Telefonica Signs Deal to Sell Czech Republic Subsidiary for EUR2.5 Billion

Telefonica has confirmed the details of the long expected sale of a majority stake in its Czexh Republic subsidiary to local billionaire businessman, Petr Kellner's PPF Group. ...more.

Telefonica Close to Selling Czech Subsidiary

Telefonica is said to be close to a deal that would see it sell its majority stake in the Czech Republic subsidiary to the local billionaire Petr Kellner's PPF Group. ...more.

Vodafone Outlines Czech LTE Rollout Plans

Vodafone's Czech Republic subsidiary says that it is going to cover over half the area of the country with 3G and LTE by March 2014. ...more.

Czech Networks Expand Tower Sharing Agreement

Telefonica Czech Republic and T-Mobile Czech Republic have signed an agreement to share their current 2G and 3G mobile networks. ...more.

Telefonica Confirms Talks to Sell Czech Subsidiary

Telefonica is said to be close to a deal that would see it sell its controlling stake in its Czech Republic subsidiary as the company continues to pay down its debt mountain. ...more.

Commission suspends Czech regulator's proposal on fixed termination changes

The European Commission has suspended a proposal from the Czech telecoms regulator (CTU) concerning regulatory remedies for the fixed termination markets ...more.

Five Bidders for Czech Spectrum Auction

The Czech Republic's telecoms regulator, the CTU says that it has received five applications for its forthcoming radio spectrum auction. ...more.

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