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Kosovo consults on 800, 900 and 1800 MHz frequency bands

Published 26 Nov 2018 09:57 CET | Kosovo

Kosovo telecom regulator Arkep has approved the start of the public consultation process for the use of the frequency bands 800 MHz, 900 MHz and 1800 MHz for mobile services. ...

Albtelecom and Vala renew Roam Like Home agreement

Published 23 Nov 2018 13:27 CET | Albania, Kosovo

Albanian operator Albtelecom and Kosovo's Vala have renewed an existing agreement that enables the Roam Like Home service for customers. Users visiting Albania or Kosovo are ...

Kosovo regulator says no extension for foreign call prefixes

Published 05 Nov 2018 10:35 CET | Kosovo

Kosovo's Regulatory Authority for Post and Electronic Communications (ARKEP) has decided not to accept requests to postpone the end of using foreign call prefixes in the ...

Ipko doubles speed of Super Duo package

Published 05 Nov 2018 09:21 CET | Kosovo

Kosovo operator Ipko has doubled the internet speed in the Super Duo Premium HD package from 25 Mbps to 50 Mbps. The package includes over 150 TV channels, including thematic ...

Kosovo Telecom wins contract from Prizren municipality

Published 23 Oct 2018 10:51 CET | Kosovo

Kosovo Telecom has signed a contract for the provision of telecommunications services to 500 employees of the Municipality of Prizren, reports RTK Live. In addition, all the ...

Kosovo regulator prepares for Vala, Ipko licence expiry in 2019

Published 08 Oct 2018 11:27 CET | Kosovo

The licenses for Kosovo mobile operators Vala and Ipko will expire on 31 July 2019, according to the chairman of the Regulatory Authority of Electronic and Postal ...

ARKEP postpones Kosovo dialing code implementation until 31 October

Published 25 Sep 2018 11:15 CET | Kosovo

The implementation of Kosovo's telephone code, +383, was due to begin on 30 June, but the deadline has been postponed until 31 October, following requests by mobile and fixed ...

EBRD lends EUR 12 million to Kosovo's Kujtesa

Published 24 Sep 2018 10:02 CET | Kosovo

The EBRD has provided a EUR 12 million loan to Kosovo telecoms company Kujtesa to support its expansion plans. Kujtesa is an independent B2C and B2B provider of broadband, ...

Kosovo mobile users down 8% to 1.87 mln in Q2

Published 17 Sep 2018 11:26 CET | Kosovo

Vala was market leader with a 51.76 percent share, down from 53.96 percent in Q2 2017, followed by Ipko with 39.06 percent, which also lost share versus 40.05 percent a year ...

Kosovo Telecom loses EUR 66 million in two years - report

Published 20 Aug 2018 13:07 CET | Kosovo

During 2016 and 2017, Kosovo Telecom lost more than EUR 65 million, according to a report drawn up by the newspaper Zeri. Its losses for 2016 were EUR 50.9 million while in ...

Kosovo, Albania propose pilot project to reduce roaming charges

Published 23 Jul 2018 14:03 CET | Albania, Kosovo

Kosovo and Albania are committed to taking the necessary legislative and technical steps remove roaming charges between the two countries as soon as possible. This is the ...

Ipko H1 revenues stable; profits, capex increase

Published 23 Jul 2018 13:03 CET | Kosovo

Kosovo telecommunications operator Ipko ended the first half of 2018 with operating revenues of EUR 34.2 million, unchanged on the same period in 2017, according to the ...

Z Mobile gives away free SIM cards at border points and Pristina airport

Published 16 Jul 2018 13:18 CET | Kosovo

Kosovo mobile telephony operator Z Mobile has launched a new promotion, giving away free SIM cards at border points and Pristina International Airport. For EUR 5, users will ...

University of Gjakova contracts Vala services

Published 16 Jul 2018 11:22 CET | Kosovo

The University of Gjakova 'Fehmi Agani' has signed a contract with telecom operator Vala for services to its management, professors and administrative staff, reports Epoka e ...

Kosovo Assembly approves plan to end roaming with Albania

Published 25 Jun 2018 12:57 CET | Kosovo

The Kosovo Assembly has approved the resolution proposed by the Social Democratic Party (PSD) parliamentary group to end roaming charges between Kosovo and Albania, reports ...

Ipko ceases use of +381 calling prefix

Published 25 Jun 2018 11:25 CET | Kosovo

Kosovo telecom operator Ipko announced that it has ceased using the +381 calling prefix, reports RTK Live. All international calls made to fixed telephony numbers will now be ...

Kosovo Telecom gets new CEO

Published 25 Jun 2018 10:07 CET | Kosovo

The Board of Directors of Kosovo Telecom has elected Gent Begollin as its new CEO, reports RTK Live. The appointment was confirmed by the chairman of the Kosovo Telecom ...

Kosovo mobile users down 5.19% to 2.03 mln in Q1

Published 13 Jun 2018 17:40 CET | Kosovo

The number of mobile telephony users in Kosovo reached 1.87 million at the end of the first quarter, down by 7.56 percent on the previous quarter and by 5.19 percent ...

Kosovo Telecom staff threaten strike over pay cut

Published 03 Jun 2018 11:38 CET | Kosovo

The trade union representing workers at Kosovo Telecom, formerly Post and Telecommunications of Kosovo (PTK), has warned of strikes if their salaries are cut, reports BIRN. ...

Kosovo postpones deadline for implementing new international prefix

Published 29 May 2018 17:05 CET | Kosovo

The application of the +383 dialling code for Kosovo will be postponed until 31 October, according to the Kosovo Regulatory Authority for Electronic and Postal Communications ...

Kosovo to expand fibre coverage with World Bank support

Published 21 May 2018 15:28 CET | Kosovo

Kosovo's Economic Development Minister Valdrin Lluka has announced a EUR 30 million project with the World Bank for the expansion of the fibre network in the country, reports ...

Ipko introduces new monthly plan with unlimited on-net calls, 3 GB

Published 15 May 2018 12:09 CET | Kosovo

Kosovo mobile operator Ipko has introduced Pako Ideale, a new monthly package that includes unlimited minutes on-net, 300 minutes to other operators, unlimited SMS to all ...

Ipko introduces all-in postpaid packages

Published 08 May 2018 10:25 CET | Kosovo

Kosovo operator Ipko has introduced the Plan mobile packages with minutes, SMS and mobile internet included. The minutes included can be used with all operators in Kosovo. A ...

Orange interested in Kosovo's PTK - report

Published 07 May 2018 11:17 CET | Eastern Europe, Kosovo

Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj met with senior officials of Orange, who have expressed interest in investing in Kosovo Telecom (PTK), reports RTK. Haradinaj informed ...

Kosovo government says no bailout for PTK

Published 07 May 2018 11:06 CET | Kosovo

The Kosovo government will not pay the debts of Kosovo Telecom (PTK), once the most profitable company in the country, but will find a way to recover and prepare the company ...