For the first time, incredible speeds of 1Gbps are coming to COSMOTE Fiber, the country’s largest fiber optic network.
The population coverage of COSMOTE 5G has reached 80% countrywide at the end of 2022.
The OTE Group is entering the electronic transactions market with the new mobile app Payzy by COSMOTE.
The OTE Group raises €150 million via a loan agreement with the EBRD. The loan agreement is the first in the country in the digital investments pillar, with the use of loan funds from the National Recovery and Resilience Facility ‘Greece 2.0’.
COSMOTE is offering limitless airtime to all COSMOTE GIGAMAX and COSMOTE BUSINESS GIGAMAX plans’ subscribers, so that they enjoy seamless connectivity from any place.
The OTE Group leads the National Health System of Cyprus to the new digital age with the implementation of an integrated health information system.
COSMOTE designed and installed an innovative campus network with mobile network at the underground gold, silver, lead and zinc mine of Olympias, operated and developed by Hellas Gold in the Halkidiki Peninsula.
The COSMOTE network was named as “the fastest mobile network in Greece” for the 6th consecutive year by Ookla.
COSMOTE’s mobile network gained the ‘Best in Test’ certification for the 8th consecutive time for mobile internet and voice services – performed by the internationally recognized network benchmarking company umlaut.
BOX, COSMOTE’s food delivery service, continues to grow and expand, managing to reach 10,000 participating stores, available in 64 cities across Greece, in just 3 years of operation.
With an improved score, OTE has been included in the international FTSE4Good Index Series for the 14th consecutive year for its strong performance on ESG issues.
For the third year in a row OTE is included in the Bloomberg Gender–Equality Index (GEI).
OTE recognized “A-” for the first time from the international not for profit charity CDP for its transparency and performance in climate change.
The OTE Group announces a sharp increase of investments, which will exceed €3 bn. by 2027 to bring optical fiber (FTTH) to 3 mn. households and businesses, covering almost 2/3 of Greece’s lines.
The OTE Group is gradually upgrading free of charge, COSMOTE customers’ fixed broadband speeds in regions where FTTH is not available, subject to technical eligibility.
The population coverage of COSMOTE 5G has exceeded 60% countrywide.
The OTE Group moves forward with the separation customer services, the store network, and the technical departments of OTE and COSMOTE companies. They are absorbed by the ‘Cosmote e-Value’, ‘Germanos’, and ‘Cosmote Technical Services’, correspondingly.
COSMOTE creates the first 5G campus network in Greece at Athens International Airport for the implementation of a pilot use case for incident management and goes through with the first live television broadcast on COSMOTE TV, via a 5G network that took place during the Greek Cup final.
The OTE Group implements the myHealth application, which gives citizens access to their health profile from their mobile phone, on behalf of the e-Government Centre for Social Security Services (IDIKA).
COSMOTE launches “COSMOTE Neo,” the first fully and exclusively digital mobile plan, with no commitments and with complete freedom and flexibility.
The COSMOTE network was named as “the fastest mobile network in Greece” for the 5th consecutive year by Ookla.
COSMOTE’s mobile network gained the ‘Best in Test’ certification for the 7th consecutive time for mobile internet and voice services – performed by the internationally recognized network benchmarking company umlaut.
For the second year in a row OTE is included in the Bloomberg Gender–Equality Index (GEI).
COSMOTE is the first to bring 5G to Greece. The first video call via Greece’s 5G network is held at Maximos Mansion, between Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the Minister of State and Digital Governance, Mr Kyriakos Pierrakakis, during their meeting with the CEO of the Deutsche Telekom Group, Tim Höttges, the Head of Deutsche Telekom for Europe, Dominique Leroy, and the President and CEO of the OTE Group, Mr Michael Tsamaz.
COSMOTE meets this year’s target of providing 300,000 households and businesses with FTTH connections.
OTE Group launches actions and initiatives that facilitate communication and entertainment, support employment and education, provide digitised solutions for the state, and support vulnerable social groups during the crisis created by COVID-19, for a total of €12 million. It offers €2 million of this sum to support Greek hospitals.
COSMOTE sets new climate change and environmental protection targets, and commits to 100% use of renewable energy sources and 90% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
The COSMOTE mobile network wins the ‘Greece’s Fastest Mobile Network 2020’ award at the Ookla ‘SpeedTest Awards’ for the fourth consecutive year.
OTE announces the conclusion of an agreement for the sale of its 54% stake in Telekom Romania Communications S.A. (fixed-line telephony) to Orange Romania, for a total price of €268 million. OTE maintains its stake in the Group’s mobile telephony company in Romania, Telekom Romania Mobile Communications S.A.
For the 12th year running, OTE Group is ranked among the global leaders in sustainable development issues, according to the FTSE4Good index.
COSMOTE donates €500,000 for the operational needs of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff (HNDGS).
OTE Group implements the ‘Athonic Digital Ark’ project on behalf of the Holy Community of Mount Athos, digitising documents, books, manuscripts, relics, three-dimensional models of monuments, virtual tours of monasteries, and educational applications.