RATEL Director, Dr. Vladica Tintor, handed Alejandro Platero, CEO of the Telekom Austria Group and Dejan Turk, CEO of the company Vip mobile solution the extension of all rights and obligations acquired by purchasing Licence No. 3 for public mobile telecommunication network and the provision of related services, for the next ten years.
Extension of the license took place in the new Vip mobile headquarters in New Belgrade, and the event was also attended by Serbian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications Rasim Ljajić. To remind, the Telekom Austria Group in November 2006 bought the licence for the third mobile operator, and paid for it 320 million and one euro. Vip remains the biggest greenfield investor in Serbia which has so far invested more than 934 million euros. As the fastest growing mobile operator in the region, Vip in the first nine months of this year achieved revenues of 161 million euros, holding a 22.4% market share, has more than 2.1 million customers and employs more than 900 professionals.