Telekom Austria-backed Bulgarian cellco Mobiltel, has signed a partner agreement with Vodafone which will allow its to provide its customers with Vodafone products and services for international voice and data roaming, business and consumer propositions. Products and services will be dual branded, combining Mobiltel’s nationally recognised brand with Vodafone’s global brand. The relationship also provides Vodafone, its subsidiaries, affiliates, joint ventures and Partner customers’ with seamless access to Vodafone’s international mobile services whilst travelling in Bulgaria. ‘Our strategic relationship with Mobiltel significantly enhances Vodafone’s service footprint in Central Europe and builds upon our excellent relationship with members of the Mobilkom Austria Group. Vodafone is increasingly able to offer its customers a seamless service offering when travelling in Central Europe, with a presence in Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Hungary and Romania," said Arun Sarin, Chief Executive at Vodafone. Including Mobiltel, Vodafone now has partner networks in 32 markets, covering the Americas, Africa, Europe and Asia.