Category Archives: Politika ir monopolija

TeliaSonera’s Behind-The-Scenes Connection To Azerbaijani President’s Daughters

Through a trail of owners and offshore registrations, the two daughters of President Ilham Aliyev appear to be connected to Azerbaijan’s largest mobile phone business, Azercell. Records indicate they are linked to two of the three largest providers, which means the government is potentially controlling nearly three-quarters of the mobile market. This raises serious questions […]

Reporter’s Notes To ‘TeliaSonera’s Behind-The-Scenes Connection To Azerbaijani President’s Daughters’

Journalist Khadija Ismayilova compiled the following list of helpful links during her reporting for her story for the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project on Teliasonera’s ties to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s daughters: Hughson Management SA Panama incorp doc – Aliyeva and Mestelan Hising Management SA – Arzu Aliyeva, Leyla Aliyeva, Olivier Mestelan Incorporation documents […]

Lobbying in Brussels is big business

A tribute to Belgian pragmatism and opportunism, Brussels has become the host city for the most important of the European Union’s institutions. Operating physically in the Quartier européen, and metaphorically in what observers call the ‘Eurobubble’, the European Commission and the European Parliament have attracted an impressive community of lobbyists. In the words of the […]

Scandinavian phone company helps ex-Soviet republics spy on citizens

A highly profitable cellular telecommunications company, which is jointly owned by a Swedish-Finnish public-private consortium, is enabling some of the world’s most authoritarian regimes to spy on their own citizens, according to a new report. TeliaSonera AB, the dominant telephone company and mobile network operator in Sweden and Finland, is currently active in nearly 20 […]

Valstybinė parama TeliaSonera (1) – The State aid for TeliaSonera (1

Lėšų skyrimas 2008 m. Aukštųjų technologijų plėtros programos konkursą laimėjusiems projektams Projekto reg. numeris                             B-08008 Projekto vadovas               prof. Algimantas Kajackas Projekto pavadinimas         Autonominė telekomunikacinių  paslaugų kokybės stebėjimo sistema (Stebėsena) Dalyvaujančios institucijos   VGTU, RRT, UAB “Teltonika”, UAB “Omnitel” (TeliaSonera) Projekto trukmė                  2008-2010 Skirta lėšų 2008 m., Lt        146.000 GRAŽI SUTARTIES ATEITIS UAB „Interprova“ dėl A. Kajacko […]

Ex Georgian Minister Makes New Claims

The Kavkasia television channel aired a new interview with former Georgian defense minister Irakly Okruashvili yesterday in which he made new accusations against Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili. According to the former minister, Saakashvili has obtained large packages of stock in Georgia’s leading companies under false names. Those companies allegedly include the cellular provider Geocell and […]

TeliaSonera Moves Email Servers to Evade Swedish Spying Laws

The Swedish government has proposed a law which would allow the National Defence Radio Establishment to intercept all electronic communications passing the national border. Due to this, TeliaSonera has decided to move the email production for its Finnish customers to Finland. Currently the company uses a single email platform in Sweden, and that would have […]

„Teo LT” skirta 3 mln. Lt bauda už Konkurencijos įstatymo pažeidimą

Konkurencijos taryba priėmė nutarimą, kuriuo pripažino, kad „Teo LT” bendrovė pažeidė Konkurencijos įstatymo 9 straipsnio, draudžiančio piktnaudžiauti dominuojančia padėtimi, reikalavimus, teigiama Konkurencijos tarybos pranešime spaudai. Už Konkurencijos įstatymo pažeidimą bendrovei skirta 3 mln. 11 tūkst. Lt bauda. Šiuo nutarimu „Teo LT” įpareigota nutraukti Konkurencijos įstatymui prieštaraujančius veiksmus ir per nustatytą laikotarpį pakeisti ADSL prieigos paslaugos […]

TeliaSonera: State Owned Companies and Risks of Human Rights

State Owned Companies and Risks of Human Rights Violations. Risks of Human Rights Violations in IT and Telecom Industry in Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova and Russia. TeliaSonera Amnesty Business Group Sweden July 2006 1 Summary The Swedish State has ratified a number of international conventions on human rights. The State is therefore under legal obligation […]

Teisės ekspertai: pareigūnai neteisėtai priima “Lietuvos telekomo” finansinę paramą savo pramogoms

Valstybės politikai, pareigūnai ir tarnautojai elgiasi neteisėtai, kai iš bendrovės “Lietuvos telekomas” ar kitų asmenų priima finansinę paramą savo renginiams, vaišėms ir pramogoms.Tai antradienį paskelbė Teisės projektų ir tyrimų centras, įvertinęs informaciją, kad valstybės ir savivaldybių institucijų atstovai dalyvavo ir vaišinosi renginyje, kuris buvo finansuojamas bendrovės “Lietuvos telekomas”. Kad nekiltų rizika, jog gyventojams ir verslo […]