7 Jan 2003
Vodafone has secured a group-wide partner network agreement with the Mobilkom Group to introduce Vodafone’s global services to its operations in Austria (mobilkom Austria), Croatia (VIPnet) and Slovenia (Si.mobil). Under the terms of the agreement, Vodafone and Mobilkom will cooperate in the development and marketing of global services such as Eurocall, assisted roaming, pre-paid roaming and GPRS roaming. The new services will be promoted under dual-brand logos. At the end of September 2002 mobilkom Austria had 2.94 million customers (a market share of 43%), VIPnet 1.02 million (47% of the total) and Si.mobil 300,000 (22% of the market).