Czech On Line (Volný) announces eTel merger

1 May 2007

Czech alternative telecoms operator Czech On Line, which markets services under the brand name of Volný, has merged with rival telco eTel, upon receiving the necessary approvals from the industry regulator. The amalgamation of the two units will begin with immediate effect, led by Czech On Line CEO Clemens Wohlmuth. Volný is a wholly owned subsidiary of Telekom Austria, which moved to purchase eTel’s assets in Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Slovakia, Poland and Hungary in December 2006.

Czech Republic, A1 Telekom Austria Group, Dial Telecom (incl. Volny)