Mobilkom Austria

Q2 profits down 16.5% at Telekom Austria

Austrian incumbent carrier Telekom Austria Group has reported that second quarter net profit for 2010 dropped by more than 16 per cent year on year to €68.7m. The firm attributed the decline to intense competition against a backdrop of regulatory and macroeconomic pressure. In particular, said group CEO Hannes Ametsreiter, a drop in fixed network voice minutes and a reduction in mobile termination rates have hit the firm’s income.

Ogo goes to Austria

Mobilkom Austria announced a fresh assault on the youth market this week with the launch of the mobile media friendly Ogo handset. The device, which is reportedly doing very well in Germany, has a following in Switzerland and is also headed to the UK, is being pitched as a budget alternative to the BlackBerry. The […]

Third Slovakian licence expected within two weeks

The winner of the third mobile licence for Slovakia is expected to be announced by the regulator there within the next two weeks, according to reports from the region. Telefonica SA, Czech Radiokomunikace and Mobilkom Austria are all competing for the licence according to the SITA news agency. Milan Luknar, chairman of the Slovak Telecommunications […]

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