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Greeks Spent 4.6 Billion Hours on Mobile Phones in 2020

Greeks spent an eye-popping 4.6 billion hours on their mobile phones in 2020, according to new research presented on Thursday. In just the first six months of 2020 -- as the pandemic took a firm hold on society --...

Free Internet at Museums, Archaeological Sites in Greece

Access to high-speed internet at museums and archaeological sites in Greece will soon become a reality, thanks to a collaboration between the Greek Ministry of Culture and COSMOTE, the Greek telecommunications giant. This move will push the country firmly into...

Cosmote Phone Hacking Compromises Data of Millions of Greeks, Including PM

According to reports from the Greek news media and Cosmote, the largest phone service provider in Greece has been hacked. Reportedly, this computer crime has placed the data of at least 3 to 5 million Greeks at risk, including the...

Vodafone Greece to Buy Cyta Hellas for €118M

The Greek subsidiary of Cypriot telecommunications company Cyta will be bought by Greek telecoms giant Vodafone Hellas, after an agreement between the two companies that was announced Tuesday. Cyta Hellas has been for sale and in negotiations with both Vodafone...

Cosmote TV Secures Exclusive Champions League Rights until 2021

OTE-owned Greek pay-TV service Cosmote TV, has secured exclusive rights to UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League football, until 2021. All Champions League and Europa League matches will air exclusively on Cosmote Sports channels, as it has done for...

Greek Pay-TV Suffers Losses Due to Taxes and Piracy

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 of 2017, compared with those of the previous six months. According to Kathimerini news daily, this is...

Free Wi-Fi in 19 Major Greek Archaeological Sites and Museums

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (CAS) gave the green light to Cosmote telecommunications company to provide free wi-fi to visitors of 19 major archaeological sites and museums. The highest advisory body on Greece's cultural heritage agreed that Cosmote will develop the...

Greece's 4G Coverage on Same Level as Australia

OpenSignal, the telecommunications coverage mapping company has released a new report regarding the state of 4G LTE coverage worldwide for the third quarter of 2015. “OpenSignal calculates "time coverage" by taking a reading from devices every 10 to 15 minutes...

OTE Announces Voluntary Retirement Scheme

Hellenic Telecommunications Organisation (OTE) announced a new voluntary retirement plan as an exit strategy for its employees. In an announcement, OTE said that “The plan is part of initiatives implemented to boost its competitiveness, renew its workforce and create employment opportunities for...

Mozilla Firefox Smartphones Come to Greece

Cosmote will be the first communications company in Europe to sell smartphones based on the Mozilla Firefox platform, according to The Register. Cosmote has started selling the 3.5-inch Alcatel One Touch C, and the 4.5-inch Alcatel One Touch Fire E...