News for ICT (IT & telecommunications) market

  • Polish companies spending more on new technologies

    According to IDC’s preliminary estimates, a significant decline in IT investment was observed in Poland in 2016. Last year, the sales of solutions based on traditional infrastructure (PC, mass storage and servers) decreased by 20.5%. Companies reduced their spending on desktop computers (by… »

  • Poland home to the highest number of IoT resellers in CEE

    Only 8% of EMEA resellers are offering IoT resale or services, according to a report by compuBase. The market watcher's research compares the number of partners who claim to offer IoT services or solutions with other IT resellers in the compuBase. The current database for EMEA contains at least… »

  • Slovak Eset opens new development centers in Brno and Zilina

    Eset, Slovak-based anti-malware company, opens new development centers in Brno (Czech Republic) and Zilina (Slovakia). Earlier this year, the company opened new R&D centers in Romanian Iasi and Montreal. The company stated that it chose the center in Brno because of its geographical… »

  • Brno-based Simplity to expand its number of employees by 50%

    Simplity, Brno-based company that focuses on data analysis, data warehousing and managing corporate information, plans to expand its number of employees from 100 to more than 150 this year. Last year, the company hired 30 new employees. Simplity also works for customers in most EU countries and in… »

  • Vodafone Romania with 9.45m customers

    Vodafone Romania generated €178.7m in sales revenues for the financial quarter ended 31 December in 2016, which means an increase by 2.8% compared to the corresponding period of 2015. The company’s mobile ARPU stood at €6.2 during the reporting period. The operator cutomer… »

  • RCS&RDS: Digi Mobil attracted 1m customers from other networks

    Romania’s largest cable and sat TV provider RCS&RDS, which also controls mobile operator Digi, claims that it has managed to take one million mobile customers from its rival operators Orange, Vodafone and Telekom since 2008. According to the operator, Digi Mobil network received 1m… »

  • Russian broadband subscriber base grew by 4.7% in 2016

    The number of broadband internet subscribers in Russia grew by 4.7%, reaching 31.3 million in 2016. At the same time, revenues from this segment amounted to RUB 125.6 billion (€1.96bn) as reported by Kommersant, which quotes findings by TMT Consulting and Telecom Daily. This means a y-o-y… »

  • Smartphones top the list of consumer electronics shopping in CEE

    Smartphones remain on the top of the shopping list among the customers from Central and Eastern Europe when taking into account consumer electronics. The survey commissioned by ABC Data, (Polish IT distributor), which included eight CEE countries: Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Hungary… »

  • EU agrees on wholesale data roaming charges

    On 1 February, EC announced that the representatives of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission agreed on how to regulate wholesale roaming markets, as the last step towards the end of roaming charges by 15 June 2017. EU negotiators agreed on the following wholesale caps:… »

  • GSM-R network in Poland for PLN 3bn

    PKP Polish State Railways announced the list of entities interested in participating in a big tender for the construction of the GSM-R network and DWDM networks for Polish railways. The value of the agreement is estimated at PLN 2.8 billion (€0.6bn) to PLN 3.2 billion (€0.7bn). The… »