Carving out O2 Czech Republic’s infrastructure business
An interview with CETIN CEO Petr Slováček
Ceská Telekomunikacní Infrastruktura (CETIN) manages the largest telecommunication network in the Czech Republic comprising of 5,300 towers, with access to a further 5,000 through a network sharing agreement with T-Mobile, 20,000,000 km of metallic cable pairs and 38,000 km of optic cable. The company was formed in 2015 following a spin out of O2 Czech Republic’s infrastructure business. Following a brief stint trading on the Prague Stock Exchange, CETIN is now wholly owned by investors PPF. In this interview we talk with CETIN CEO, Petr Slovácek to discuss the details behind the successful carve out and delve into the company’s business strategy in the Czech Republic.