The Communications Regulatory Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (RAK BiH) may be at odds with the Competition Council in their approach to the acquisitions being undertaken by Telekom Srbija in the country.
Telekom Srbija-backed Mtel has acquired a 100% stake in the Bosnian operator Telrad Net.
Serbia’s Commission for the Protection of Competition (KZK) has approved the acquisition of a 100% stake in the Belgrade-based cable operator Masko by Telekom Srbija.
Telekom Srbija’s Bosnian subsidiary M-Tel has completed the acquisition of a 100% stake in the Banja Luka-based cable operator Blicnet.
The Serbian incumbent Telekom Srbija is unlikely to be sold this year, according to Rasim Ljajic, the country’s minister of trade, tourism and telecommunications.
The Council of Competition of Bosnia & Herzegovina has approved the sale of the Banja Luka-based cable operator Blicnet to Telekom Srpske (M-Tel), a subsidiary of Telekom Srbija.
The Serbian incumbent Telekom Srbija has acquired the cable operators Radijus vector and AVcom for an undisclosed fee.
SPI International has strengthened its partnership with the Serbian incumbent by adding VOD services to its platform.
Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic has insisted that Telekom Srbija is not for sale and should become one of the most important companies in the Balkan region.
Telekom Srbija plans to become the leading player in Serbia and the Balkan region, with up to one million TV and internet customers.