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Underwater Cable Accidentally Cut, Leaving Most of Greece Without Internet

An underwater fiber optic cable from Bulgaria owned by Vodafone was accidentally severed around noon Wednesday, leaving most of the country without internet service. Many business dealings came to a screeching halt at the time since most of Greece uses...

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...

EU Court Rules Against Greece in 2005 Wiretapping Death

A European court has ordered Greece to pay damages to relatives of a Vodafone Telecoms executive who was found dead on the eve of the government’s discovery of a major illegal wiretapping operation targeting the country’s political and military...

Quad-Play Telecom Services are Beginning to Take Off in Greece

Quad-play telecommunication services are becoming increasingly popular in Greece. It is a marketing term combining the triple play service of broadband Internet access, television and telephone with wireless service provisions. These provisions are offering wireless access on the go to...

Vodafone Takes on New Democracy Elections

Vodafone is reported to have taken on responsibility for the New Democracy (ND) party elections, only if the first round of elections are held after December 19. Up until now, the most likely date for the elections was for...

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...

Three Bids for Mobile Phone Frequencies Sale

Greece has received three bids for the sale of mobile phone frequencies aiming to the developement of the Greek telecom services. Greece's major telecom operators OTE, Vodafone and Wind Hellas have submitted their offers to buy mobile radio frequency rights within the...

Vodafone Buys 72.7% of HOL in Greece

Vodafone Group Plc has agreed to buy 72.7% of Greek broadband company Hellas Online SA (HOL) for 72.7 million euros and plans to make an offer for the rest of the company. Vodafone already owned 18.5% of the Athens-based company,...

Vodafone and Wind Bid for Telecommunication Company Forthnet

Greece's biggest subscription TV provider Forthnet announced on Thursday it had received a joint takeover bid from British Vodafone and its Greek business partner Wind.  Vodafone and Wind, which already own about 39% of Forthnet, have made a non-binding offer for the rest...

Vodafone Says Greece Sought Phone Records

The world’s second-biggest mobile phone company Vodafone revealed in a privacy report information that governments -including in Greece - regularly requested data about the company’s users for law enforcement and national security purposes. It showed that Italy, one of the countries...