Greece’s OTE has raised €400 million from international debt capital markets through the successful issue of a new four-year bond issue.
Telekom Romania’s TV subscriber base grew by 0.4% in the year to March 31, reaching a total of 1,463,801.
Telekom Romania saw a fall in TV revenue despite a modest gain in subscriber numbers in 2017.
Greece’s first and to date only documentary channel Cosmote TV History is being made available in HD from today (Wednesday, February 14).
Greece’s privatisation agency HRADF has launched an international tender to sell a 5% stake in the incumbent telco OTE.
Romania remains challenging for OTE despite an improved performance in its home market Greece.
Michael Tsamaz is to stay on as chairman and chief executive of Greece’s OTE until June 2021.
BBC Earth will make its debut in Greece on OTE’s pay-TV service Cosmote TV on October 1.
Greece’s Cosmote TV will not renew its cooperation with Discovery Group as discussions between the two parties have not led to a mutually acceptable agreement.
The Greek pay-TV market has suffered a rare loss in subscriber numbers, with 15,000 fewer customers at the end of the first half than six months earlier.