Tele2, T-Mobile interested in buying Eventis Mobile?

18 Feb 2009

According to Russian newspaper Vedomosti, Russian-owned and Cypriot-registered Eventis Telecom Holding is planning to sell its controlling stake in Moldovan wireless operator Eventis Mobile. The report claims that Sweden-based Tele2 and T-Mobile of Germany are interested in buying up the cellco, which won the country’s third GSM-900/1800 licence at the end of 2006, however this has been neither confirmed nor denied by the two companies. According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms database, at 30 September 2008 Eventis Mobile was the country’s third largest wireless operator by subscribers, with a customer base of 25,000 and market share of 1.29%.

Moldova, Eventis Mobile, Tele2