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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 ...

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 ...

 




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