Telecoms news from Slovakia
Orange has announced plans pre-install a mobile security app into Android smartphones sold in several of its European markets. ...more.
Slovakia's telecoms regulator has announced that it is preparing to auction off additional radio spectrum. ...more.
UniCredit Slovakia has selected Gemalto to provide it with Optelio contactless stickers for its first commercial mobile payment deployment. ...more.
The Slovakian telecoms regulator, TUSR has granted a temporary license to Orange to run trials of LTE-FDD networks using the 2.6Hz radio spectrum bands ...more.
The European Commission has welcomed changes to Slovakia's law guaranteeing the independence of national telecoms regulator TÚSR, and closed the infringement proceeding against Slovakia on this issue opened last May. ...more.
The EUR2 for 2MB Travel Data Daily roaming bundle, which launched in Spain and Romania in 2009, is now being rolled out to the UK, Poland, France, Slovakia, Switzerland, Austria, Luxembourg, Belgium and Moldova. ...more.
Slovakia's land-line operator Slovak Telekom and mobile operator T-Mobile Slovensko have announced details of a planned merger of their two companies. ...more.
In a letter sent today, the European Commission has repeated its calls for the Slovakian telecoms regulator to bring mobile termination rates (MTRs) to more competitive levels in Slovakia. ...more.
Telefonica Europe today announced that Juraj Sedivy is leaving his post as Chief Executive Officer of Telefonica O2 Slovakia. ...more.
Under a three-year contract, Nokia Siemens Networks will be the sole supplier of the 2G and optionally 3G networks covering Slovakia and 2G and 3G in the Czech Republic's two major cities, Prague and Brno. ...more.
European Union antitrust regulators said Thursday they raided Slovakia's main telecom operator last week on suspicion of monopoly abuse. ...more.
Ericsson has been chosen as sole supplier by T-Mobile Slovakia for mobile core IP infrastructure. The contract, which includes Redback's SmartEdge products, will boost network capacity and manage increased traffic growth. ...more.
TelefĂÂłnica O2 Slovakia says that it is now operating more than 800 GSM base stations, meeting a condition of its operating license. Its network is currently covering by signal 88 percent of population, which is nearly 2-times more than required by the license. ...more.
Orange, the leading Slovak mobile phone operator, has won a tender for a new mobile frequency in Slovakia, Slovak telecommunications office spokesman Roman Vavro told AFP Tuesday. ...more.
Slovakia's telecommunication ministry Monday launched a tender for the country's fourth wireless telecommunications network, the ministry said in a statement. ...more.
Telefonica 02 Czech Republic, or T-O2, expects its Slovak mobile phone unit to break even by the end of 2009, a top executive from the company said Friday in a presentation to investors. ...more.
Slovakia's antimonopoly authority said Thursday it was fining Slovak Telekom 526 million koruna (EUR16 million) for abusing its dominant market position in the small central European state. ...more.