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According to The European Telecoms Directory, as at January 2011 the Albanian telecommunications market is made up of 6 main operators ...

ALBtelecom

URL: http://www.albtelecom.al
Company name: ALBtelecom SH.A.
Technology: Fixed line launched - February 1992 (Current - Voice, Internet)
Owner(s): Çalık Holding (60.8%) | Türk Telekom (15.2%) | State (24%)

AMC MOBIL

URL: http://www.amc.al
Company name: Albanian Mobile Communications
Technology: GSM 900 launched June 1996, GSM 1800 active - GPRS active - EDGE introduced in June 2007
Owner(s): Cosmo Holding Albania (98% (COSMOTE Group (97%) | Telenor (3%)) | Other (2%)
Mobile subscribers: 2,038,000

Eagle Mobile

URL: http://www.eaglemobile.al
Company name: Eagle Mobile
Technology: GSM 900/1800 launched March 2008 - GPRS active - EDGE active
Owner(s): CT Telecom (76%) -  (CETEL (80% - CALIK Group) | Turk Telecom (20%))
Mobile subscribers: 655,000

plus

URL: http://www.plus.al
Company name: Plus Communication SH.A.
Technology: GSM 900/1800 launched June 2009
Owner(s): Plus Communication SH.A.
Mobile subscribers: 100,000

Primo

URL: http://www.primo.al
Company name: Albanian fibre Backbone
Technology: Fixed line launched - September 2003 (founded 2001) (Current - Voice, Internet)
Owner(s): Albania Online (88% - Telekom Slovenia Group (75%))

Vodafone

URL: http://www.vodafone.al
Company name: Vodafone Albania Sh.A
Technology: GSM 900/1800 launched August 2001 - GPRS active - EDGE active - UMTS licensed November 2010 - HSDPA active
Owner(s): Vodafone Europe B.V. (50%) | Vodafone Panafon International Holdings B.V. (owned by Vodafone Group Plc)
Mobile subscribers: 1,701,000
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