Vodafone Czech Republic a.s.
|Company Name:||Vodafone Czech Republic a.s.|
|Address:||Vinohradská 167 100 00 Praha 10|
|Phone:||+420 271 171 111|
|Fax:||+420 271 171 960|
|Main type of business:||Telecommunications|
|Type of membership:||Corporate Patron|
|Year of Establishment in CR:||1999|
|Turnover in CZK:||N/A|
|Number of Employees in CR:||2700|
|Core business:||Vodafone Czech Republic a.s. is the operator of a GSM and UMTS mobile telecommunications network. The company received its license for operating a GSM 900/1800 network on October 8, 1999. In 2000, Vodafone Czech Republic (at that time Oskar) became the fastest growing operator and set a new record in the history of GSM after successfully providing signal coverage for 98 percent of the population. The company launched its commercial operations on March 1, 2000.
Two years after commencing commercial activities, Vodafone Czech Republic (Oskar) was regarded as the most progressive and most customer-oriented company in the Czech Republic according to the "Corporate Image Sensor" survey. During the same year, the operator gained its millionth customer. In 2004, the Czech Top 100 chart as the most dynamic firm of the year and made prices for calls to all networks uniform. In 2005, Oskar became part of the world's biggest mobile operator, Vodafone, and in February 2006, it officially changed its name. At this time provides services to 2,75 million customers. Vodafone has been providing converged communication services (voice and data services on fixed and mobile platform) since 2007, and has been increasingly active in the business sector.
It now provides a full range of mobile&fix telecommunicaton services for SOHO, SME as well as corporate and government institutions. Vodafone is active in the field of corporate social responsibility and established the Vodafone Czech Republic Foundation in 2006.