The local firm Profinet is the only company so far to have declared interest in a state tender for a combined GSM and UMTS license, priced at Sk1.5 billion ($32 million). The Canadian TIW and Norwegian Telenor have already said they will not bid because of what they describe as disadvantageous conditions set by the Telecom Office for the license.
Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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15. May 2002 at 10:35