TAG Press http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/press.rss RSS Feed für Newschannel TAG Press en How to Ride the OTT Wave – Austrian Subsidiary A1 Develops A1 NOW Jointly with its Customers as a New Mobile TV Viewing Experience http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2015-8-4-how-to-ride-the-ott-wave-austrian-subsidiary-a1-develops-a1-now-jointly-with-its-customers <ul> <li>Demand for ultrafast broadband as a driver of higher revenues and widespread optimism within the telecom industry</li> <li>A change in media usage leads to a new kind of convergence between telecommunications operators and classical media</li> <li>A1 NOW as response to changed media consumption patterns</li> </ul> Tue, 04 Aug 2015 15:41:32 +0200 Bulgarian subsidiary Mobiltel acquires cable operator blizoo http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2015-7-29-bulgarian-subsidiary-mobiltel-acquires-cable-operator-blizoo <ul> <li>blizoo is the second largest fixed-line operator in Bulgaria with nearly 373.000 customers</li> <li>Revenues amounted in 2014 to approximately EUR 47 mn and EBITDA to EUR 19 mn</li> <li>The transaction is financed via existing cash flow</li> </ul> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:44:36 +0200 Telekom Austria Group With a Net Profit of over EUR 170 Million in the First Half of 2015 http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2015-7-16-telekom-austria-group-with-a-net-profit-of-over-eur-170-million-in-the-first-half-of-2015 <ul> <li>Group revenues stable at EUR 1,938.8 million compared to the previous year</li> <li>EBITDA comparable increases by 7.4% to EUR 665.3 million at Group level</li> <li>EBITDA margin comparable rises by 2.4 percentage points to 34.3% and is therefore well above the European telecom sector&#39;s average</li> <li>Fixed access lines increase by almost 6% Group-wide, the TV business by 29.5%, with mobile communication recording a slight growth</li> <li>Austrian domestic market on a growth path, with revenues and EBITDA comparable increasing by 2.5% and 14.4% respectively</li> <li>Bulgaria still confronted with a very challenging situation, with revenues and EBITDA comparable dropping by 5% and 11.8% respectively</li> <li>Croatia, Belarus and Additional Markets report increases in EBITDA comparable despite declining revenues</li> <li>Thanks to the acquisition of the cable operator AMIS, the Group is now convergent in 6 out of 8 operating markets</li> </ul> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 17:31:12 +0200 Macedonian Competition Authority approves Merger of Vip Operator with ONE http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2015-7-8-macedonian-competition-authority-approves-merger-of-vip-operator-with-one.1 Today the Telekom Austria Group announces that the Macedonian Commission for Protection of Competition has approved the merger of Telekom Austria Group&#39;s Macedonian subsidiary Vip Operator with Telekom Slovenije&#39;s subsidiary ONE. The approval is based on certain commitments, such as MVNO access offered by the merged entity to interested parties. The closing of the transaction is expected for Q4 2015. Wed, 08 Jul 2015 16:15:54 +0200 Telekom Austria Group Acquires Alternative Telecommunication Service Provider in Slovenia and Croatia http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2015-6-8-telekom-austria-group-acquires-alternative-telecommunication-service-provider-in-slovenia <ul> <li>Complete acquisition of the leading alternative telecommunication service provider Amis;</li> <li>Successful implementation of convergence strategy: with Slovenia, six of the Group&#39;s eight operating markets to offer mobile and fixed line communication, Internet and TV services from one single source;</li> <li>Amis Group recorded total revenues of EUR 41 million in 2014 and has a customer base of approximately 86,000 subscribers;</li> </ul> Mon, 08 Jun 2015 10:16:42 +0200 Telekom Austria Group´s Serbian Subsidiary, Vip mobile, Honored with GTB Innovation Award http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2015-5-18-telekom-austria-groups-serbian-subsidiary-vip-mobile-honored-with-gtb-innovation-award <ul> <li>Vip mobile recognized in Wireless Network Infrastructure Innovation category in the 2015 GTB Innovation Awards</li> <li>Winning solution is the world&#39;s first fully virtualized VoLTE solution in a commercial network</li> <li>Project outstanding proof point for new NFV strategies</li> </ul> Fri, 15 May 2015 08:00:00 +0200 Net Profit for Q1 2015 More Than Doubled to over EUR 90 Million http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2015-4-22-net-profit-for-q1-2015-more-than-doubled-to-over-eur-90-million <ul> <li>Group operating revenues showed stable development; including currency effects in Belarus, group revenues dropped slightly</li> <li>EBITDA comparable increased by 5.8% to EUR 338.5 million at group level, EBITDA margin improved by 2.6 percentage points to 35.4%</li> <li>Operating result (EBIT) rose by 43.5% to EUR 139.7 million</li> <li>Cost savings of 1.6% totaling EUR 10.9 million thanks to a reduction of overall expenses</li> <li>Mobile communications business showed a slight increase in the premium and business segment</li> <li>Further growth in the fixed line segment driven by high demand for broadband and TV services</li> <li>Net profit rose by 127.5% to EUR 92.7 million compared to the same period of the previous year</li> </ul> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 08:00:00 +0200