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Kosovo and Albania confirm cut in roaming fees from 15 June

Published 20 May 2019 10:48 CET | Albania, Kosovo

The reduction in mobile roaming tariffs between Kosovo and Albania will apply from 15 June, Kosovo's Electronic and Postal Communications Regulatory Authority (ARKEP) ...

Kosovo Telecom gets extension for debt payment to Z-Mobile

Published 14 May 2019 10:36 CET | Kosovo

The CEO of Kosovo Telecom Bedri Istrefi and Chairman Besa Shatri have pledged to come up with a concrete plan for repaying these liabilities to Z-Mobile. A team of legal and ...

Ipko Q1 revenues falls 16% to EUR 14.3 mln

Published 10 May 2019 17:47 CET | Kosovo

Kosovo operator Ipko ended the first quarter with operating revenues of EUR 14.3 million, down 16 percent compared to 16.9 million a year earlier, according to the financial ...

Ipko and DigitAlb extend cooperation for another 5 years

Published 08 May 2019 15:48 CET | Kosovo

Kosovo telecom operator Ipko has extended its premium TV content cooperation with pay-TV platform DigitAlb for another five years. Besides a selection of Albanian and foreign ...

Kosovo Parliament to discuss difficult situation at Kosovo Telecom

Published 08 May 2019 15:43 CET | Kosovo

The Kosovo Assembly will hold an extraordinary session on 15 May to discuss the difficult situation at Kosovo Telecom, following the request from 40 deputies, reports Gazeta ...

Kosovo Telecom on verge of bankruptcy

Published 06 May 2019 13:13 CET | Kosovo

Kosovo's Minister of Economic Development, Valdrin Lluka has said that Kosovo Telecom is on the verge of bankruptcy. He also announced that some of the signed contracts are ...

Vala TV service registers 150,000 downloads in first week

Published 27 Apr 2019 20:47 CET | Kosovo

One week after launch, the Vala TV platform has registered 150,000 downloads and the number of active users is close to 90,000, according to the CEO of Kosovo Telecom, Bedri ...

Ipko launches Pako Top fixed-mobile packages

Published 23 Apr 2019 15:44 CET | Kosovo

Kosovo's Ipko has introduced three Top packages, which combine various services that are payable on a single bill....

EBRD to assist in privatisation of Kosovo Telecom

Published 15 Apr 2019 11:53 CET | Kosovo

The EBRD has responded positively to a request from the government of Kosovo to assist the latter in the privatization process of Kosovo Telecom. Initially, the EBRD has ...

Ipko ends 2018 with stable turnover

Published 08 Apr 2019 09:06 CET | Kosovo

Kosovo telecommunications operator Ipko ended 2018 with operating revenues of EUR 71.3 million, little changed compared to EUR 71.2 million a year earlier, according to the ...

Kosovo Telecom workers against extension of contract with Z-Mobile

Published 01 Apr 2019 17:09 CET | Kosovo

Over 1,800 Kosovo Telecom (PTK) employees have signed a petition against the continuation of the operator's contract with mobile operator Z-Mobile, reports RTK Live. The ...

Kosovo Telecom board director resigns

Published 25 Mar 2019 16:33 CET | Kosovo

The director of the board of Kosovo Telecom, Fidel Krasniqi has resigned, due to the "unprofessional approach" of almost all the other board members, reports Beta news ...

Kosovo mobile base shrinks 3% in 2018, revenues fall 2%

Published 25 Mar 2019 10:35 CET | Kosovo

Kosovo ended the fourth quarter of 2018 with 1.97 million mobile telephony users, down by 4.08 percent on the previous quarter and by 3.25 percent year-on-year. According to ...

Kosovo Telecom says more spectrum key to improving services

Published 11 Mar 2019 14:05 CET | Kosovo

Kosovo Telecom plans to improve the quality of services it offers, with the addition of new frequency bands, company spokesperson Arsim Bilalli told Radio Kosova. He ...

Kosovo Telecom promotes Istrefi to CEO

Published 25 Feb 2019 16:51 CET | Kosovo

The board of directors of Kosovo Telecom has unanimously decided that Bedri Istrefi should be elected CEO, reports RTK Live. The selection was made after a transparent ...

Vala and Ipko each fined EUR 10,000 by regulator

Published 04 Feb 2019 09:42 CET | Kosovo

Kosovo's Regulatory Authority of Electronic and Postal Communications (ARKEP) has fined mobile operators Vala and Ipko EUR 10,000 each for not complying with the deadline for ...

93% of Kosovo households had home internet access in 2018

Published 01 Feb 2019 16:41 CET | Kosovo

Around 93.2 percent of households had internet access from home in 2018, from any device, according to a survey by the Kosovo Agency of Statistics. Online access was mostly ...

Orange, A1 named potential bidders for PTK

Published 28 Jan 2019 11:46 CET | Kosovo

France's Orange and Austria's A1 are among the bidders for the privatization of Kosovo's PTK, the Minister of Economic Development, Valdrin Lluka, told KosovaPress. The other ...

Kosovo Telecom to get EBRD support for restructuring

Published 24 Jan 2019 15:43 CET | Kosovo

The Ministry of Economic Development has announced that Kosovo has requested technical and financial assistance for the restructuring and reorganization of Kosovo Telecom, ...

Kosovo restarts privatization of Kosovo Telecom

Published 24 Jan 2019 15:02 CET | Kosovo

There were two attempts to privatize Kosovo Telecom in the past and both ended unsuccessfully. Kosovo Telecom has approximately 2,400 employees and the Kosovo government owns ...

Kosovo Telecom seeks government support for Nokia contract

Published 21 Jan 2019 10:29 CET | Kosovo

Kosovo Telecom is seeking assistance from the government on a contract with Nokia, reports Ekonomia Online. The company is without a maintenance contract for three years and ...

Kosovo Telecom deploys fibre for KEK power plants

Published 13 Jan 2019 21:17 CET | Kosovo

Kosovo Telecom and the Kosovo Energy Corporation have signed a new commercial contract for the implementation and automation of fibre at power plants Kosova A and Kosova B ...

Kosovo confirms switch to own international number prefix from 15 January

Published 07 Jan 2019 10:07 CET | Kosovo

Kosovo will switch to its own international number prefix, 383, from 15 January. Operators who do not adapt to the change risk monthly fines of EUR 10,000. The head of ...

Ipko expands fixed network services to 35 new locations in 2018

Published 31 Dec 2018 11:07 CET | Kosovo

Kosovo operator Ipko has added 35 new locations to its fixed service segment, and 60 existing locations have been upgraded with 4G equipment in the mobile segment in 2018. ...

Kosovo mobile users up 7% to over 2 mln in Q3

Published 12 Dec 2018 15:52 CET | Kosovo

Vala was market leader with a 50.3 percent share, down from 55.8 percent a year earlier, followed by Ipko with 37.6 percent, which increased share versus 35.1 percent a year ...