Southeast Europe / Tech

Four bidders expected for Kosovo’s Ipko

bne IntelliNews July 14, 2019

The planned sale of Telekom Slovenije’s Kosovan subsidiary Ipko is the latest move towards consolidation in the Balkan telecoms sector, Fitch Solutions writes.

iHunt shares to start trading on Bucharest stock exchange on July 9

bne IntelliNews July 8, 2019

Shares in Chinese mobile phones importer iHunt will start trading on the alternative trading system of the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) on July 9, following the company’s IPO, the BVB said in a statement.

Two Romanian telcos launch 5G services ahead of auction for dedicated bands

Iulian Ernst in Bucharest June 28, 2019

Vodafone Romania and local RCS & RDS to target major cities and seaside resorts with early rollout of 5G services using their existing frequency bands.

Romanian smartphone producer iHunt announces IPO plans

Iulian Ernst in Bucharest June 19, 2019

The company will use the money attracted to develop its electronic product range under the iHunt brand. It is also preparing to enter foreign markets this year.

Naspers’ PayU buys hotly tipped Turkish fintech company iyzico

bne IntelliNews June 12, 2019

Sees huge growth opportunity for online payments. e-commerce in Turkey growing stably at over 10% each year, but still in infancy.