Telekom Albania was introduced to Albanian customers on July 23. Telekom Albania was the result of a lot of changes in the company during the recent years.
On 23 July, Telekom Albania is the new brand name of AMC, the first mobile operator in Albania.
March: AMC was granted the license to offer 4G services.
January: Launches 3rd generation services in Albania, only 3 months after the 3G license acquisition, at the most competitive prices & the highest market data speeds, reaching up to 48 mbps.
June: AMC 3G infrastructure extends to approximately 95% of the country.
November: AMC is awarded with the Business Excellence prize for its 3G service.
December" Supported by Partners Albania, Philanthropy 2012 prize goes to AMC for its continuous social contribution.
September: AMC is the highest bidder in the bid for the second mobile telephony license in Albania.
November: Exclusively introduces iPhone 4S in the Albanian market.
December: Introduces fixed services, “AMC Fix”, offering the most competitive prices in the Albanian market.
January: Adopts COSMOTE’s corporate positioning & new communication campaign under the slogan “We see the world as you do”. In collaboration with RIM and Apple, AMC successfully introduced BlackBerry and iPhone in the Albanian market.
December: AMC customers exceed 1.9 million in number.
December: AMC customers reach 1.4 million in number.
June: First in the Albanian mobile market to introduce EDGE technology.
September: Introduces WHAT’S UP prepaid brand at the most competitive tariffs in the market.
October: Introduces business programmes for corporate clients, addressing both SMEs and big enterprises with integrated solutions.
February: Launches MMS services
October: Adopts COSMOTE corporate identity, being the first COSMOTE subsidiary to visually consolidate its position in the Group.
December: Launches “AMC Wireless Internet” via GPRS.
December: AMC’s network coverage grows to 90% (population) and 80% (geographic).
December: AMC launches ALBAKARTA roaming services.
December: AMC’s customer base exceeds 273 thousands.
August: COSMOTE acquires 85% of AMC capital share, through COSMO-HOLDING ALBANIA S.A., COSMOTE’s 97% owned subsidiary
December: AMC introduces the ALBAKARTA prepaid card.
May: AMC launches commercial operations, being the first mobile telecommunications company to operate in Albania.