Contract in the mid double-digit million range between Kontron and Speed Connect Austria signed
Linz, June 29 2023 – Kontron group contributes to the access to modern fibre-to-the-home networks by implementing the active network equipment for Speed Connect Austria’s fibre-to-the-home solution.
The contract in the mid double-digit million range between Speed Connect Austria and Kontron Transportation, a member of Kontron group, for optical broadband products delivery and deployment services of their Open-Access FTTH (fibre-to-the-home) network in Austria, has been signed in June 2023.
Many households and companies will get faster internet access using broadband products developed and manufactured by Kontron Slovenia. The implementation work will start end of June 2023. Only one month later the first households, companies and municipalities in Lower Austria will be connected to the next-generation optical broadband network. Most components of the equipememt will be maufactured in Europe.
“We are happy to contribute to a faster internet access for many households in Austria. With our long-year experience as system and service integrator we make the end-to-end project realization and we put all puzzles together to integrate to best-of-breed network solutions”, says Richard Neussl, VP CEE-DACH-INDIA Mission Critical Networks at Kontron Transportation.
"Sealing our shared vision with ink and commitment, we proudly announce the successful signing of the supply contract for delivery of network components and services initiating a new era of collaboration and mutual success, propelling us successfully forward to the implementation of our Speed Connect Austria FTTH network”, says Antonio de Vall, CFO Speed Connect Austria.
“Our advanced XGS-PON access solution including Optical Line Terminals (OLTs) and Optical Network Terminals (ONT) from Iskratel broadband product family will play a crucial role in providing Speed Connect’s customers with faster and more reliable internet access accross Austria,” said Svjetlana Kalaba, Executive Director Business Unit Broadband at Kontron Slovenia.
Speed Connect Austria is a newly established supplier of high-speed FTTH networks with state-of-the-art standard (XGS-PON based) for rural areas in Austria.
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About Kontron AG
Kontron AG (www.group.kontron.com) ISIN AT0000A0E9W5, WKN A0X9EJ, KTN) – previously S&T AG – is a growing IoT technology group with more than 6,000 employees and subsidiaries in 32 countries around the world. The company is listed on the SDAX® of the German Stock Exchange and is one of the leading providers of smart solutions for a host of industries. With a well-known brand and its own technologies in the fields of smart factory, railway communication systems, communication solutions and smart energy, Kontron is the well-trusted partner helping businesses undertake their digital transformation journeys in a wide range of industries to achieve their future ambitions.
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About Kontron Transportation
Kontron Transportation GmbH is a global leading supplier of dedicated end-to-end communication solutions for mission-critical networks that offers tailor made solutions to support its customers with their communication challenges. The company´s focus is to produce, transport and process voice, data and video information reliably and securely in an efficient and sustainable way. The core product portfolio includes GSM-Railways, FRMCS (future railway mobile communication system), MCx (mission-critical over public networks), 4G/5G public network solutions and IIoT solutions focusing on data processing. Main customers are railways and public transport operators all over Europe.
Kontron Transportation drives the evolution into the next generation of broadband solutions for mission-critical networks, for instance as an associated member of the European research initiative Shift2Rail. The company has more than 450 employees, 10 sites all over Europe and is headquartered in Vienna.
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About S&T Iskratel (with July 2023 Kontron Slovenia)
S&T Iskratel, the parent company of the S&T Iskratel group, is a leading European provider of comprehensive and highly reliable solutions for a smart, safe, and better-connected future. With it’s wide portfolio of comprehensive ICT solutions for the digitalisation of various industries combined with the fast and reliable support, S&T Iskratel is present in more than 50 countries worldwide. Its costumer-first approach, own development of products and over 1,000 employees in 10 countries, enables the group to fulfil the requirements of developing digital environments. Its solutions play an important role developing a progressive, better-connected, sustainable and secure society. S&T Iskratel is a trusted partner and a responsible choice on your path and growth in the digital future. S&T Iskratel is a company of Kontron AG.
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