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ern­ment said yes­ter­day. En­ergy Min­is­ter Gior­gos Lakkotrypis said there had been “strong in­ter­est from big com­pa­nies” in ob­tain­ing rights to drill off the Mediter­ranean is­land, which hopes to be­come a re­gional en­ergy player. Ahead of yes­ter­day’s dead­line, eight com­pa­nies made ex­pres­sions of in­ter­est in rights to three blocks close to Egyp­tian wa­ters, said Lakkotrypis. The firms’ names will be re­vealed on Wednesday, he said. Li­censes would let firms ex­plore in wa­ters near Egypt’s Zohr field, where Ital­ian en­ergy giant ENI last Au­gust discovered the “largest ever” off­shore nat­u­ral gas field in the Mediter­ranean. Of­fi­cials from Italy’s ENI and France’s To­tal have met with Pres­i­dent Ni­cos Anas­tasi­ades in re­cent weeks to dis­cuss ex­plor­ing the

Athens-listed tele­coms com­pany Forth­net an­nounced yes­ter­day that it has uni­fied all of its ser­vices for house­holds and small and medi­um­sized en­ter­prises (SMEs), un­der the brand name “Nova” of its satel­lite TV plat­form. Un­der the brand “Nova,” sub­scribers will be able to find com­pre­hen­sive and in­no­va­tive ser­vices in­clud­ing In­ter­net, tele­phony and pay-TV, meet­ing their needs for en­ter­tain­ment and com­mu­ni­ca­tion, the com­pany stated. At the same time, all Forth­net shops around Greece are be­ing re­branded as Nova Shops.

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