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Icelandic telecoms regulator refers 2020 call termination price proposals to EFTA

Published 20 Sep 2019 14:10 CET | Iceland

The Icelandic the Post and Telecom Administration (PTA) said it has sent its draft decision on wholesale tariffs for call termination on mobile and fixed line telephone ...

Siminn buys back another 20 million of its own shares, holds 4.25%

Published 16 Sep 2019 12:30 CET | Iceland

Icelandic operator Siminn said it bought back another 20 million of its own shares from 09 to 13 September for ISK 93.7 million altogether. Siminn owned 373.32 million of its ...

Siminn picks MediaKind for English Premier League football broadcast distribution

Published 16 Sep 2019 11:54 CET | Iceland

MediaKind said that Icelandic operator Siminn has selected it to deliver its live high definition (HD) and ultra-high definition (UHD) broadcasts of football matches from the ...

NENT announces Icelandic launch for Viaplay in H1 2020

Published 09 Sep 2019 12:31 CET | Iceland

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) said it will launch its Viaplay streaming service in Iceland in the first half of 2020, thereby making it available in all five Nordic ...

Siminn expands English Premier League TV coverage

Published 02 Sep 2019 13:22 CET | Iceland

Siminn Sport will be showing more games from the English Premier League this season, available through a subscription costing ISK 4,500 per month on Siminn, Synar, Hringdu ...

Siminn buys back another 12 million shares

Published 02 Sep 2019 11:51 CET | Iceland

Icelandic operator Siminn said it purchased another 12 million of its own shares from 26 to 29 August. Before these transactions, Siminn held just under 357.32 million ...

Syn calls Q2 results disappointing as revenue falls 3% and EBITDA drops 4%

Published 29 Aug 2019 12:49 CET | Iceland

Vodafone Iceland owner Syn's CEO Heidar Gudjonsson said the second quarter results are disappointing, mainly because of price reductions and free offers in the market, and ...

Siminn sticks to FY outlook after lower Q2 revenue but higher EBITDA

Published 28 Aug 2019 12:54 CET | Iceland

Icelandic operator Siminn said it is positive about the forthcoming winter, as it announced lower second quarter revenue but higher EBITDA. It said its outlook for the full ...

Iceland withdraws Yellow Mobile's 2600 MHz licence for failure to start service

Published 27 Aug 2019 09:22 CET | Iceland

Icelandic telecoms regulator PTA said it has withdrawn Dutch company Yellow Mobile's licence to use 2x10 MHz in the 2600 MHz frequency band, issued on 07 July 2017. Under the ...

Siminn buys back 12 mln own shares over 3 days

Published 26 Aug 2019 13:02 CET | Iceland

Icelandic operator Siminn said it purchased 12 million of its own shares from 19 to 21 August. Siminn held just under 345.32 million of its own shares before the ...

Syn cuts FY guidance by 6%, sees free cash flow at low end of range after new management reveiw

Published 21 Aug 2019 10:20 CET | Iceland

Vodafone Iceland parent company Syn has lowered its guidance for full-year EBITDA by approximately 6 percent to ISK 5.6 billion from its previous guidance range of ISK 6.0 ...

Icelandic regulator plans to raise mobile call termination price in 2020

Published 12 Aug 2019 12:00 CET | Iceland

The Post and Telecom Administration (PTA) is seeking comments by 30 August in a consultation on its recommendations for call termination prices to be valid next year. It has ...

Vodafone Iceland expands 4G transmission capacity

Published 15 Jul 2019 11:51 CET | Iceland

Vodafone Iceland said its engineers have been busy in recent months with increasing its number of 4G transmitters to expand capacity nationwide....

Vodafone Iceland parent Syn agrees to buy high performance computing firm Endor

Published 04 Jul 2019 14:53 CET | Iceland

Vodafone Iceland parent company Syn said it has agreed to acquire Endor, subject to satisfactory conclusion of due diligence and the approval of the regulatory ...

ICTroom expects to hand over Reykjavik data centre in November

Published 27 Jun 2019 13:06 CET | Iceland

ICTroom has published a time lapse video of its construction of a data centre in Reykja­vik for Opin Kerfi, Vodafone Iceland, Korputorg and lead customer Reiknistofa Bankanna ...

Icelandic 2017 mobile phone voice subscriptions up 3.4%, data-only subscriptions up 21.2%

Published 21 Jun 2019 11:35 CET | Iceland

The Icelandic Post and Telecom Administration (PTA) has reported a slight upturn in mobile phone subscriptions in 2018 with Siminn, Nova and Vodafone holding roughly equal ...

SES Networks enables EMSA's environmental protection service in Iceland

Published 17 Jun 2019 15:16 CET | Iceland

SES announced Icelandic maritime authorities are using the European Maritime Safety Agency's (EMSA) Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) portfolio enabled by SES Networks' ...

Syn lifts Q1 EBITDA 5%, revenue dips 1%, maintains FY outlook

Published 16 May 2019 12:17 CET | Iceland

Vodafone Iceland parent company Syn has reported a 1 percent drop in first quarter revenue to ISK 4.98 billion, but EBITDA rose by 5 percent to ISK 1.26 billion from ISK 1.20 ...

Syn names new CFO and new MD of media operations

Published 06 May 2019 11:59 CET | Iceland

Vodafone Iceland parent company Syn said it has appointed Signy Magnusdottir as its CFO from 01 June. It has also named Thorhall Gunnarsson as managing director of its Media ...

Ericsson wins Siminn core network and radio access modernisation contract as it prepares for 5G

Published 02 May 2019 13:10 CET | Iceland

Ericsson said it is working with Icelandic service provider Siminn to prepare for 5G services by modernising its core network and radio access system. It said Siminn will ...

Siminn maintains FY outlook as Q1 revenue rises 1.3%, EBITDA falls 1.5%

Published 01 May 2019 12:46 CET | Iceland

Icelandic operator Siminn said revenue in the first quarter rose by 1.3 percent to ISK 6.96 billion from ISK 6.87 billion in the first quarter of 2018. EBITDA fell by 1.5 ...

Vodafone Iceland board chairman switches to role of CEO

Published 30 Apr 2019 13:59 CET | Iceland

Vodafone Iceland parent company Syn said that Heidar Gudjonsson has stepped down as chairman of the board of directors and resigned from the board, in order to become CEO ...

Icelandic PTA raises Mila wholesale access tariffs from June

Published 19 Apr 2019 10:03 CET | Iceland

Iceland's Post and Telecom Administration (PTA) has published decisions concerning Mila's tariff for the wholesale markets for copper local loops, for bitstream access, for ...

Siminn wins contract from fishing company HG Grandi

Published 05 Apr 2019 12:48 CET | Iceland

Icelandic telecoms operator Siminn said it has won a contract from fishing and fish processing company HB Grandi for the provision of universal telecommunications services. ...

Siminn moves transcoding to cloud with Harmonic's File360 SaaS

Published 03 Apr 2019 15:47 CET | Iceland

Icelandic telecommunications company, Siminn, is using Harmonic's new File360 software-as-a-service (SaaS) for file transcoding. Siminn plans to replace its existing ...