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Spacecom expands Maritime offering

Israeli satellite operator Spacecom, currently in the somewhat slow process of being 51 per cent acquired by Hungary-based communications company 4iG, has altered one of its satellite beams to cover the Indian Ocean and has tapped its first major customer. Spacecom says it is using its AMOS-17 craft and its Ka-band capacity and has secured […]

May 18, 2022By Chris Forrester

4iG to start strategic transformation

4iG Group, with a portfolio in both the Hungarian and international telecommunications markets, will start the strategic transformation of its telecommunications companies to better exploit the opportunities for cooperation and synergies in the areas of business operations within the Group through the future integration of the companies. The strategic objective of the 4iG Board is […]

April 20, 2022

4iG unifies telecoms portfolio with Antenna Hungária

4iG has implemented a second capital increase in Antenna Hungária, whereby the capital market company increased its stake in the telecommunications group to 76.78 percent. The transaction of HUF 132 billion was completed by 4iG through the contribution of the majority stakes in two Albanian telecommunications companies, ALBtelecom and One Telecommunications. The transaction was registered […]

April 12, 2022

Israel delays Spacecom sale

Israel’s communications ministry is delaying – and may ban – the sale of Israel’s Spacecom satellite business. Spacecom operates the AMOS fleet of satellites and was in the process of being sold to a Hungarian company 4iG. Local reports in Israel say the communications ministry have declined to sign off the deal due to concerns […]

January 25, 2022By Chris Forrester

4iG buys Albanian telco

4iG is expanding its telecom portfolio in the Western Balkans region, after entering into a definitive sale and purchase agreement to acquire an 80.27 per cent stake in ALBtelecom from Cetel Telecom, a majority-owned subsidiary of Turkey’s Çalik Holding. The Albanian state will continue to exercise its minority ownership rights in the company through the […]

December 9, 2021

New owner for Spacecom

Israel satellite operator Spacecom has a new majority owner in Hungaro DigiTel (HDT). A joint subsidiary of 4iG PLC (75 per cent) and Antenna Hungária (25 per cent), Hungaro DigiTel has entered into a final agreement with Spacecom to acquire a 51 per cent stake in the company. Spacecom, listed on the Tel Aviv Stock […]

October 12, 2021By Chris Forrester

4iG to acquire Telenor Montenegro

4iG has announced its second international transaction, which will allow the Company to continue building its telecommunications portfolio. 4iG has entered into a non-binding Term Sheet with the subsidiary of PPF Telecom Group to acquire 100 per cent stake in Telenor Podgorica (‘Telenor Montenegro’). Telenor Montenegro has 338,000 subscribers, 150 base stations and 4G coverage […]

July 9, 2021

Hungary’s 4iG seeks Spacecom ownership

Hungarian IT and ICT company 4iG PLC has announced its first international transaction, which it says will allow the Group to continue building its telecommunications portfolio and expanding its space industry business. 4iG and its two subsidiaries, Hungaro DigiTel and CarpathiaSat, have entered into a preliminary agreement with Space-Communication Ltd. (Spacecom) to acquire a 51 […]

June 15, 2021By Colin Mann