Looks like the season of selling telecoms has started, lucky ones who got cash,

Last info comes from Telekom Austria who is getting pushed from the Russian company Sistema, Sistema group is the largest mobile operator in Russia and over 62% of the shares are owned by Vladimir Jevtusenkov who is currently on 97th place at Forbes List. Sistema years back was ready to get shares from Telecom Slovenije and even Deutsche Telecom but till now both of these pre-arrangements have failed.

The bid for 100% of the shares at Telekom Austria has arrived at 4.5 Billion Euro but Sistema made it clear that they are prepared to pay even more in order to get this deal done. Telekom Austria Group is currently operating in

  • Austria – Telekom Austria, A1
  • Bulgaria – Mobiltel
  • Croatia – Vipnet
  • Liechtenstein – mobilkom Liechtenstein
  • Macedonia – Vip operator
  • Serbia – Vip mobile
  • Slovenia – Si.mobil
  • Belarus – Velcom