Israeli cable TV player planning mobile buy - Mobile World Live

Israeli cable TV player planning mobile buy

20 JUL 2011

Reuters reports that Israeli cable TV company HOT is to buy mobile operator Mirs for US$378 million, in order to compete with its rivals by offering a broader range of services.  Mirs is currently the smallest operator in the country by some way, behind larger rivals Cellcom, Partner Communications (Orange) and Pelephone (Bezeq). Mirs was awarded a 3G licence in April 2011.


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