Chronology of the development of Telecoms in Cyprus
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Introduction of new Broadband Internet Access products.
Introduction of the “Anonymous Call Rejection” service.
Introduction of the “Hide Number” service for fixed and mobile telephony.
Signing of the European Road Safety Charter.
The Cytanet Internet Roaming service offers Broadband Internet Access via DSL and Wi-Fi technology.
New branding of mobile telephony and signing of a partnership agreement with Vodafone, creating Cytamobile-Vodafone.
Intrroduction of the miVision interactive digital television service, accessed via the telephone line.
Creation of “CYTANET Internet Cafes” in National Guard camps.
The Business Yellow Pages published in CD-Rom format.
Expansion of cooperation between CYTA and Syria on international fixed telephony.
New “CYTA Park” in Dasoupolis, Nicosia.
Commercial operation of the “Teleconferencing Service” begins.
Introduction of the “Switch Plan” service by Cytamobile-Vodafone.
Introduction of the “National Freephone – Gold” service.
Creation of the first Online Shoping Mall in Cyprus by CYTA subsidiary Emporion Plaza Ltd.
Introduction of the ‘’Twin SIM Card’’ service by Cytamobile-Vodafone.
Availability at cytashops of Specialised Handsets for those with impaired hearing and vision and mobility problems.
Introduction of the Vodafone live! service by Cytamobile-Vodafone.
Official announcement from CYTA subsidiary CYTA UK Ltd, about its intention to become active in the United Kingdom.
CYTA expand its operations to Hungary – Subsidiary ACTEL commences operations.
Cytamobile-Vodafone announces the launch of the “Vodafone Mobile Connect” service.
CYTA and LTV sign an agreement to broadcast the LTV and Alpha channel programmes via miVision, CYTA’s broadband platform.
CYTANET introduces the “Safe Internet”service.
Cytamobile-Vodafone introduces the “Speaking Phone” service for people with visual disability.
CYTA expands its operations to Greece, an expansion of strategic importance aiming to develop broadband infrastructure and services.
CYTA and Italian MEDITERRANEAN NAUTILUS sign an agreement to construct the “Minerva” system, the first submersible fiber optic ring for connecting Cyprus and Europe directly.
Introduction of the new service soeasy Money Transfer for the customers of the Prepaid Connection Pack soeasy from Cytamobile-Vodafone.
CYTA’s subsidiary in Greece, CYTA HELLAS A.E. undertakes after tender, the project of the Broadband Information Society – “Development of Broadband Access in Greek Regions”.
Cytamobile-Vodafone and Research In Motion (RIM) introduce the BlackBerry service to Cytamobile-Vodafone customers in Cyprus.
Cytamobile-Vodafone and Microsoft announce the commercial launch of Windows Mobile® Email, a comprehensive mobile email solution.
I Cytanet introduces Live Streaming, enabling customers abroad to watch football and basketball games online.
Official beginning of operations of Cyta Hellas, a subsidiary of Cyta in Greece.
In 2008, the Organisation’s strategic communication rebranding will be completed. As a result, in October 2008, the new visual identity of the Organisation is launched, introducing a new logo and the trademark Cyta. At the same time, the following names are introduced for the four basic sub-trademarks of Cytamobile-Vodafone, Cytanet, Cytavision and Cytaglobal.