Voxtel invests in developing its networks
Director General of “Voxtel”, Francis Gelibert declared that extending the networks in the district centers and rural localities is a priority for 2006. Gillbert states that in this way the investment policy is continued, including in extending the coverage area and launching new technologies. He specified that in the first half of 2006, 10.3 million USD were invested in the implementation of this policy, and by the end of the year the volume of investments will reach 20 million USD. The French manager made these declarations at the meeting with the prime-minister Vasile Tarlev, at the end of the week. According to a press release of the Governement, Francis Gilbert appreciated the collaboration with the Ministers’ Council, fact which contributed to creating advantageous activity conditions for the mobile telephony company “Voxtel”. On his turn, Vasile Tarlev mentioned that the Governement of Moldova pays a special attention to the development of informational technologies in the country, and pleads for the increase of investments in implementing innovations and creating new work places. As well the prime-minister stated that the Governement will make all the necessary efforts in order to create favorable activity conditions for all country’s economic agents together with ensuring transparency and fair concurrence. Info-Prim Neo specifies that at the beginning of the week, the administration of “Voxtel” expressed its disagreement regarding the decision on offering the mobile telephony license to JSC “Moldtelecom”, qualifying it as political and directed towards the strengthening of the state enterprises’ positions. In the middle of August, the leadership pf “Voxtel” will be taken over by the new general manager, Bruno Duthoit. At present, 310 employees are working within the company.