Albanian Mobile Telecommunications (AMC) becomes Telekom Albania. 4G services launched
Tirana, 22 July 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency
Telekom Albania is the new name of the leading telecommunication company in Albania. After 20 years in the market, the company who brought wireless communication in the country is now offering its services under the Telekom brand identity.
The new corporate identity was introduced in a press conference, where dr.Klaus Mueller, COO, Europe, Deutsche Telekom, and Dimitris Blatsios, CEO of Telekom Albania, presented the Telekom brand and its values as well as Deutsche Telekom’s leading telecommunication strategy in front of Edi Rama, Prime Minister of Albania, ambassadors, special guests and media representatives.
“Our “T” logo carries the power, quality and expertise of the most valuable telecommunications brand in Europe as well as the 2nd most valuable German brand worldwide. I am very pleased to welcome Telekom Albania to the Magenta family, as we connect people across borders,” said Claudia Nemat, Board Member Europe and Technology at Deutsche Telekom.
“This move is in line with our aim to become the leading European telecommunications provider and reflects our strategy to offer the best customer experience Europe-wide driven by our technological leadership.”
Dimitris Blatsios, CEO of Telekom Albania, emphasized the importance of this decisive moment: “This is a significant milestone in the history of our Company and a major development in the telecommunications sector of the country. The brand identity of Deutsche Telekom and what it represents will bring forward a new world of infinite possibilities for the customers and the communities we serve. Telekom Albania launches today the 4G services, enabling our customers to enjoy unprecedented speeds in their mobile experience”.
Telekom Albania’s fourth generation technology reaches up to 150 Mbps, enabling transmission of huge data quantities over the shortest period of time and thus, giving way to numerous useful applications in everyday life.
Telekom Albania launched commercial operations in 1996, under the commercial name of Albanian Mobile Communications. In 2008, it joined Deutsche Telekom Group and in 2015 it embraces the Telekom brand identity.
With contemporary products, relentless innovation in accordance with the most recent technology developments and most competitive prices, Telekom Albania has become an important generator of qualitative communication and innovation in Albania.
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies with around 151 million mobile customers, 30 million fixed-network lines and more than 17 million broadband lines (as of December 31, 2014).
The Group provides fixed network, mobile communications, Internet and IPTV products and services for consumers and ICT solutions for business customers and corporate customers.
Deutsche Telekom is present in more than 50 countries and has approximately 228,000 employees worldwide. The Group generated revenues of EUR 62.7 billion in the 2014 financial year – more than 60 percent of it outside Germany. /ibna/