Telecoms news from Lithuania
Baltic mobile network operator, Bite Group's revenue for the third quarter of this year rose by 6.1 percent to reach EUR49 million. ...more.
After recent impairment tests, TeliaSonera has decided to make non-cash write down of the value of its assets in Norway related to NetCom and Lithuania related to Omnitel. ...more.
TeliaSonera has launched a bid for full ownership of its Lithuanian subsidiary, TEO LT. The company said that it has secured an agreement to raise its holding in the company to 76.16 percent, ...more.
The 4G network is one of the first networks in the world to use the 1800 MHz frequency. TeliaSonera continues the 4G network rollout in Lithuania during 2011. ...more.
Fitch Ratings has affirmed Lithuania-based mobile network operator UAB Bite Lietuva's (Bite) Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'CCC' and removed the Negative Outlook. ...more.
TeliaSonera has announced offers to buy out the shareholders in two regional telecoms operators - Lithuania based TEO LT and Estonia based Eesti Telekom. ...more.
The European Commission has sent a formal warning to Lithuania calling on it to ensure that the location of people calling the single European emergency number 112 from their mobile phones is made available to emergency services. ...more.
Lithuania Railways has made Lithuania's first GSM-R call over Nortel GSM-R supplied equipment. The first call was completed on the Vilnius and Kaunas route which is one of Lithuania's busiest rail lines. ...more.
The Lithuanian TV broadcaster, LRTC (Lithuanian Radio and TV Centre) has announced the launch of a Samsung supplied WiMAX network in five cities. ...more.
The Lithuanian telecoms regulator has published its quarterly update which has revealed that the country passed the 5 million mobile phone subscriber mark by the end of Q3 '08. ...more.
The European Union has started infringement proceedings against Latvia, Lithuania and Sweden for breaching its rules on the independence of their national telecoms regulators. ...more.
BitÃ© continued to shed customers in Q1 08, recording net losses in both Latvia and Lithuania. This was the sixth consecutive quarter in which it has seen a decline in its total customer base, although the loss was just 4.4k, the smallest yet. ...more.
TeliaSonera says that it is to start trials of 3G Femto technology in Lithuania and Denmark. The Femto technology improves the indoor coverage and capacity of 3G services and, also, becomes a platform for enhancement of TeliaSonera's existing fixed-mobile converged services such as the Home Free service. ...more.
Lithuanian Railways has ordered a GSM-R network from Nortel, which is to be installed by local partner, Belam. The US$74.3 million contract includes the implementation of a GSM-R radio communication system along more than 1,563 km of Lithuania's rail routes. ...more.
At the end of Q3 07, the Lithuanian mobile market had reached 4.79 million customers, a penetration rate of 134.1%. Net additions stood at just 14.4k for the quarter. ...more.