semi-governmental telecom in Cyprus

CYTA Ltd. (Cyprus Telecommunication Authority) is the leading telecommunications provider in Cyprus. Established in 1955 as Cyprus Inland Telecommunications Authority (CITA), it was later renamed Cyta in 1961. Cyta offers integrated electronic communication services, including fixed line telecommunications, mobile telecommunications, and internet access. They have been providing mobile telephony since 1988 and internet access since 1995 under the brand Cytanet. In 2004, they entered the digital and interactive television market with the service renamed as Cytavision. Cyta currently operates as Cytamobile-Vodafone.[2]

Cyprus Telecommunications Authority
Company typeSemi-government organization (Name of state-owned companies in Cyprus)
Founded1961; 63 years ago (1961)
HeadquartersNicosia, Cyprus
Area served
Greece and Cyprus
Key people
Michael Ioannides (Chairman)
Andreas Neocleous (Chief Executive Officer)
ProductsFixed-line telephone
Mobile telephony
ServicesCytavision, Cytanet, Cytamobile, ebill, web sms, web mail, cyta shops, telephony, internet, mobile plans, mobile phones, TV
RevenueIncrease €375.437 million (2021)[1]
Increase €83.199 million (2021)[1]
Increase €77.788 million (2021)[1]
Total assetsIncrease €1.047 billion (2021)[1]
Total equityIncrease €587.984 million (2021)[1]
OwnerGovernment of Cyprus
Number of employees
1,834 (2015)
SubsidiariesCytacom Solutions Ltd.
Cyta (UK) Ltd.
CytaGlobal Hellas
Iris Gateway Satellite Services Ltd.
Digimed Communications Ltd.
WebsiteCyta - Personal
Cyta - Business
Cyta - About Cyta


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Auditors' Report & Financial Statements 2021" (PDF). (in Greek). Cyprus Telecommunications Authority.
  2. CytaMobile Vodafone. "Our Positioning". Archived from the original on 2012-03-08. Retrieved 5 April 2011.