Latest Telecoms News about Cyprus

Cyprus Awards Third Mobile Operator License

  Cyprus based PrimeTel MVNO says that it has been awarded the country's third mobile network operator license....

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Cyprus Agrees to Privatise State-Owned Telco

  The Cypriot government has approved plans to privatise the state-owned telco, Cyta has part of a wider programme of selling state assets under the terms of an international bailout plan....

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Cyprus Cancels 2.6Ghz Spectrum Auction

  The Cypriot government has cancelled its planned auction of 2.6Ghz spectrum following two previous extensions to the deadline....

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Cyprus to Offer a Third Mobile Operator License

  The Republic of Cyprus (Southern Cyprus) has announced a tender for the country's third mobile network operator license. ...

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MTN Group Buys Out 50% Partner in Cypriot Subsidiary

  South Africa's MTN Group has bought out its 50:50 partner in MTN Cyprus giving it sole ownership of the mobile network. Financial terms are not being disclosed....

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Entire Board of Cypriot Telecom Network Resigns

  The entire board of directors at the Cyprus based telecoms network operator, Cyprus Telecommunications Authority (CyTA) has resigned following a series of allegations of irregularities regarding the sale of phone cards and double dealings in the bidding for a digital platform....

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MTN Cyprus to Optimise 2G and 3G Networks

  MTN Cyprus has contracted with network optimiser, Optimi to provide network planning, optimization and management solutions for both its 2G and 3G networks....

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Cyprus Airways flight crew first to access rosters with mobile phones

  Cyprus Airways flight crews will be the first to benefit from a new feature of SITA's Flight Ops portfolio which allows airline crew to use their own smartphones to access roster details and to improve crew morale through better communication of roster changes....

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EU calls on mobile operators to continue to improve child safety policies

  Half of 10 year-old, 87% of 13 year-old and 95% of 16 year-old children in the EU have a mobile phone, but half of European parents worry mobile phone use might expose their children to sexually and violently explicit images (51%) or bullying by other children (49%), according to a survey....

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Ericsson Wins 3G Contract in Northern Cyprus

  Ericsson has won a contract in Turkish Cyprus from Kuzey Kibris Turkcell - a subsidiary of Turkcell - as the sole supplier of a WCDMA/HSPA network....

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