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Potential competitors to ST submit bids

THE TELECOM Office has received 11 applications from firms wanting a license to operate a public fixed-line telephone service within the 30-day period allowed after calling a tender last month.

The license holders approved will be direct competition for incumbent Slovak Telecom after market liberalisation in January 2003, after which time ST will be forced by law to rent its fixed-line network out to other operators.

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Carmakers in Slovakia produced more than one million cars last year

2018 will be critical for Slovakia’s automotive industry, claim sector’s representatives.

Most cars produced in Slovakia head for export.

Slovaks in the UK do not have to fear Brexit

Brexit itself should not impact the position of Slovaks in the UK, an interim agreement between the European Union and Great Britain suggests.

Brexit, illustrative stock photo

Russians win the Tatry Ice Master 2018 Video

Ice-sculptors worked with a massive 50 tonnes of ice on the weekend of January 12-14; their sculptures remain on display.

The ice scupltures at Hrebienok, Tatry Ice Masters

The Bratislava airport has competition in Vienna

The airport in Vienna, only about 60 kilometres from the Slovak capital, gains 17 new low-cost airliner flights.

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