Orange Slovakia wins fourth mobile phone license


Orange Slovakia, a unit of France Telecom, has won the tender for a fourth Slovak mobile phone network license, the Slovak Telecommunication Office said.

The telecoms market regulator said Orange Slovakia had bid 40 million crowns ($1.93 million) for the 20-year operating license of the 870 megahertz frequency.

Orange, already the largest mobile services provider in Slovakia with 3.2 million connected units, beat two other bidders in the tender, Telefonica O2 Slovakia and Irish Logic System Ltd.

The office had set price as the sole criterion for choosing the holder of the license, designed mainly for high-speed Internet services. The minimum price was set at 30 million crowns ($1.45 million).

Slovakia's mobile communication market is currently operated by Orange Slovakia, Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile Slovakia and Telefonica O2 Slovakia, a unit of Telefonica O2 Czech Republic. (Reuters)


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