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Czech O2 says not providing guidance for 2016, keeping product flexibility
Thursday, 28 Jul 2016 07:35am EDT 

O2 Czech Republic As : says on Q2 conference call believes customer base in fixed line is stable, much more stable than before . says not providing guidance for 2016, decided against to keep flexibility in product offer, to keep new offer launches "confidential" from market Further company coverage: [SPTT.PR] ((jason.hovet@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Czech O2: negative impact of roaming regulation to be more visible ahead
Thursday, 28 Jul 2016 07:24am EDT 

O2 Czech Republic As : O2 Czech Republic CEO says on Q2 conference call: expects negative impact of roaming regulation to be more visible in following quarters Further company coverage: [SPTT.PR] (Reporting By Jason Hovet) ((jason.hovet@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

O2 Czech Republic as and China Telecom sign data roaming agreement - Reuters
Friday, 22 Apr 2016 03:21am EDT 

O2 Czech Republic as:O2 Czech Republic has signed a memorandum with China Telecom Europe on cooperation in data services roaming and other strategic areas, the Czech telecoms company said on Friday-Reuters.The agreement will also cover data centre services and public sector IT development projects, O2 and China Telecom said in a joint statement.Charlie Cao, director of China Telecom Europe, said in the statement the companies would look for further areas for cooperation, as well as offering products in other countries.O2 Czech Republic has a similar deal with Telefonica , which was its former majority owner until the Spanish company sold its stake in 2014 to Czech investment group PPF, owned by the country's richest businessman Petr Kellner.The Czech Republic has courted Chinese investment.Chinese President Xi Jinping made a landmark visit to the central European country in March during which several investment deals were signed.  Full Article

PPF denies reports it may sell O2 Czech Republic as to Chinese investors - Reuters
Thursday, 10 Mar 2016 07:32am EST 

O2 Czech Republic as:Czech PPF denies reports of any preparations of a sale of its majority stake in O2 Czech Republic to Chinese investors-Reuters."It is not true," PPF says in a statement.  Full Article

O2 Czech Republic as to propose FY 2015 16 crown dividend-Reuters
Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 02:15am EST 

O2 Czech Republic as:Will propose paying a 16 crown dividend per share on 2015 earnings-Reuters.  Full Article

O2 Czech Republic as says got new 5-year loan of up to 12 billion Czech crowns-Reuters
Thursday, 17 Dec 2015 02:16am EST 

O2 Czech Republic as:Successfully refinanced its current debt and drew a new loan of up to 12 billion Czech crowns-Reuters.New loan arranged by Komercni Banka, Ceska Sporitelna/Erste, CSOB, Unicredit bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, Raiffeisenbank, Citibank Europe, Tatra Banka.Will use new 5-year loan to refinance current debt and for general corporate purposes, including share buy-back.  Full Article

O2 Czech Republic as shareholders approve share buyback plan-Reuters
Tuesday, 8 Dec 2015 10:01am EST 

O2 Czech Republic as:Shareholders meeting approved a share buyback plan on Tuesday, setting the maximum price at 297 Czech crowns, as proposed by the board of the telecommunications company, a spokesman said-Reuters.O2 had said in October its share buyback programme would start in January and last up to five years.It can buy as much as 10 percent of its stock, or shares worth 8 billion crowns.Shares in O2, 84-percent owned by the PPF financial group of the richest Czech, Petr Kellner, traded down 0.9 percent at 251.6 crowns at 1357 GMT on Tuesday.O2 shares have soared from 45 crowns at the end of May when the firm spun off its large infrastructure assets into a separate firm, CETIN.  Full Article

O2 Czech Republic as to start buyback, pay 90-110 pct dividend, raise debt-Reuters
Monday, 19 Oct 2015 01:00am EDT 

O2 Czech Republic as:It would pay out a 90-110 percent of net profits in dividends, raise debt ratios and start an up to 10 percent share buy-back in Jan-Reuters.share buyback programme would start in Jan. and last up to five years.Can buy as much as 10 percent of its stock, or stock worth 8 billion crowns under the plan.  Full Article

O2 Czech Republic as says got 900/1,800 Mhz frequencies for 2016-2024-Reuters
Friday, 9 Oct 2015 11:11am EDT 

O2 Czech Republic as:Says it has been granted allotment of radio frequencies for the bands of 900 MHz and 1,800 MHz for February 8, 2016 until October 22, 2024-Reuters.O2 said the scope of frequencies and other conditions remained unchanged from the current allotment.Price for the allotment was 432 million crowns.  Full Article

PPF says holds 84.91 pct in O2 Czech Republic as after buyout, reached 90 pct in CETIN-Reuters
Thursday, 13 Aug 2015 11:33am EDT 

O2 Czech Republic as:PPF holds 84.91 in telecommunications operator O2 Czech Republic SPTT.PR after voluntary buyout-Reuters.PPF confirms will not atttempt to raise stake over 90 pct.PPF has reached 90 pct threshold in telecoms infrastructure firm CETIN CETIN.PR after separate buyout.PPF will consider squeeze-out of minority shareholders in CETIN, no decision yet.  Full Article

BRIEF-Czech O2 expects peak period of capex in coming quarters

* says believes is able to compensate for negative impact of roaming regulation, mobile data seen as growth driver