Company Profile

 

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.

Background

2015

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.

2012

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.

2011

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.

2010

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.

2009

December: AMC customers exceed 1.9 million in number.

2008

December: AMC customers reach 1.4 million in number.

2007

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.

2006

October: Introduces business programmes for corporate clients, addressing both SMEs and big enterprises with integrated solutions.

2005

February: Launches MMS services

October: Adopts COSMOTE corporate identity, being the first COSMOTE subsidiary to visually consolidate its position in the Group.

2004

December: Launches “AMC Wireless Internet” via GPRS.

2003

December: AMC’s network coverage grows to 90% (population) and 80% (geographic).

2002

December: AMC launches ALBAKARTA roaming services.

2001

December: AMC’s customer base exceeds 273 thousands.

2000

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.

1996

May: AMC launches commercial operations, being the first mobile telecommunications company to operate in Albania.