BTC launches wireless network

17 Nov 2004

Bulgaria’s Transport Minister Nikolay Vassilev will formally commission the Bulgarian Telecommunications Company’s GSM network today. BTC was awarded its wireless licence on 7 June, paying BGN54.16 million for the concession. It will compete with CosmoBulgaria and MobilTel, which between them boast over three million customers. BTC is 65% owned by Vienna registered Viva Ventures; the remainder is retained by the government.

Bulgaria, Vivacom (BTC)