CTel will release its H1 figures today at 1 p.m. CET. The company has called a press conference to discuss the results at 3 p.m. CET, and a conference call for analysts is scheduled for 5 p.m. CET. Eurotel, the No.1 domestic mobile operator, 51% owned by CTel, is to release its H1 figures today at 9:30 a.m. CET.
Information and Technology Minister V. Mlynar reiterated in an interview with the BBC yesterday that there is presently no investor interest in the majority sale of the state-owned Cesky Telecom (CTel); if an investor did emerge, the minister said that the government is prepared to swiftly sell its 51% stake in the dominant fixed-line operator. The Cabinet intends to sell the majority stake by 2005, he said. Neutral.