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Cats Utilize $500 Starlink Satellite Dish as Wintertime Lounging Area

Thanks to the engineering genius of Elon Musk, cats now have cozy new places to lounge in Winter -- satellite dishes that are part of his Starlink telecommunications system. Part of the SpaceX corporation, Starlink utilizes dishes that pick up...

Deutsche Telekom, OTE to Invest Over 3 Billion Euros in Greece

Deutsche Telekom and the Hellenic Telecommunications Organization (OTE) announced on Wednesday their intention to invest more than 3 billion euros ($3.4 billion) in Greece from 2022 to 2027. The decision, which is one of the largest investments ever made by...

Greece’s OTE Sells Stake in Telekom Romania

Greece's Hellenic Telecommunications Organization (OTE) announced on Thursday it sold its 54 percent stake in Telekom Romania Communications to Orange Romania. It announced that the final equity consideration reached €295.6 million ($341 million). OTE says that it anticipates distributing to shareholders...

How Elon Musk’s Starlink Could Change Telecom Market in Greece

Elon Musk's satellite internet provider company Starlink is set to start offering its services in Greece during the second half of 2021.

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...

Netflix Greece Offers Users Greek Language Support

Netflix has localised its service in Greece, providing local language support and enabling payment in euros in the country for the first time. The subscription video-on-demand provider said that over 70% of the content on the platform is now subtitled...

Telecoms Operator OTE Q2 Core Profit Rises

Greece's biggest telecoms operator OTE posted a 1% rise in second quarter core profit on Thursday, helped by an increase at its domestic mobile business for the first quarter in five years. OTE, the former national monopoly now 40%-owned and...

Marios Demetriades: Cyprus to Revise Existing Telecommunication Law

Cyprus may agree with the revision of existing telecommunications legislation in the EU, as long as new measures are targeted and fully justified, said Minister of Transport, Communications, and Works Marios Demetriades, during the EU Council for Telecommunications and...

Greece Receives Three Bids for Hydrocarbon Research and Exploitation

A draft bill on the issue of permanent licenses for private television stations and the use of frequencies will be tabled in Parliament by the end of the week, Greek Alternate Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Minister Christos Spirtzis announced...