OTE has agreed to sell its entire stake in Telekom Albania to the Bulgarian company Albania Telecom Invest for €50 million.
Albtelecom currently has over 85,000 triple-play customers, according to Kliton Proko, the company’s business development director.
Serbia’s minister of telecommunications Rasim Lajic has insisted that Telekom Srbija’s proposed acquisition of its Albanian counterpart would not pose a theat.
The Albanian prime minister Edi Rama has said Telekom Albania will not be sold to a Serbian company.
The Serbian incumbent Telekom Srbija has confirmed that it is interested in buying its counterpart in Albania.
Six commercial TV stations in Albania, two of which operate on a national level, are seeking a share of the tax used to fund the public broadcaster RTSH.
CNN has entered into an exclusive partnership with the Albanian company Gener2 in order to launch what will be the country’s 24-hour news channel.
Albania’s transition to digital broadcasting has suffered a setback.
The EBU and OSCE presence in Albania have joined forces to facilitate discussions on the development of a new strategy for the country’s national broadcaster RTSH.
Thoma Gellçi, the new DG of the Albanian public broadcaster RTSH, has met with representatives of the EBU DG’s office.