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Telecommunications

Technology and disruption at the forefront of the industry

The telecommunications sector is a key sector pushing technological innovations and industry disruption forward. With changes happening at an unprecedented pace, adapting your business to ensure long-term competitiveness is essential. The dedicated telecommunications team at Prica & Partners understands the regulatory requirements, operational challenges and technical trends facing this fast-moving industry and have the competence and skills to advise on all telecommunications matters.

Advising high profile telecom players

Our clients include several of the leading service providers in our markets, as well as investors, financial institutions, private equity funds, infrastructure services and vendors. Our team has worked on the largest and most significant telecom deals to have taken place in our market.

Broad market experience and deep knowledge of local regulations

Because we have longstanding experience working with government owned incumbent operators, regulatory bodies and service providers, we have deep knowledge of the applicable regulations, interconnection, licensing and unfair commercial practices. We provide the full spectrum of legal services on mergers and acquisitions, privatisations, competition matters, data protection and privacy issues, disputes, tax issues and regulatory requirements. With extensive market experience and in-depth knowledge of local regulations, we are particularly skilled in services related to licensing requirements, including broadcast licenses, interactive television programme formats and mobile content services.

Informed of the latest market trends

We stay on top of the latest market trends so that we are able to provide cutting-edge legal advice on the latest technologies to help our clients mitigate the risks and challenges that arise in the course of doing business in Serbia. We also keep our clients informed of the latest regulatory changes to help them plan their business accordingly and ensure regulatory compliance.

Major Projects

  • Advising the incumbent telecom operator Telekom Srbija on the potential privatisation of a majority share;
  • Advising M-Tel, a consortium of Austrian advisors, on the acquisition of the largest Serbian mobile operator, Mobtel and the subsequent organisation for its sale to Telenor;
  • Advising OTE on the potential acquisition of shares in the largest private telecommunications company in Montenegro;
  • Advising Velti on advertising solutions for mobile operators, advertising agencies and media groups working on a large-scale SMS campaign in Serbia.