TAG Press http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/press.rss RSS Feed für Newschannel TAG Press en velcom, the Belarussian subsidiary of Telekom Austria Group, and Network Solution Provider ZTE launched the “Worldwide First Commercial Fully Virtualized Core Network” http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2017-1-18-velcom-the-belarussian-subsidiary-of-telekom-austria-group-and-network-solution-provider.1 <div> <ul> <li>The companies commonly conducted their major flagship project "virtual one core"</li> <li>Project successfully delivered within nine months</li> <li>Results provide velcom with one of the most innovative telecom virtual core architectures on OpenStack based NFV and standard COTS hardware</li> <li>Worldwide first true commercial deployment: 100% of commercial traffic on virtual core</li> </ul> </div> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:15:38 +0100 More than 500 Mbit/s in the A1 Live Network. Austrian Subsidiary A1 presents Pre-5G Mobile Communications Technology http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2016-12-9-more-than-500-mbits-in-the-a1-live-network-austrian-subsidiary-a1-presents-pre-5g-mobile <div> <ul> <li>A1 and Nokia take a major step toward 5th generation mobile communications</li> <li>Wireless transmission at more than &frac12; gigabit per second</li> <li>Faster data transmission through triple carrier aggregation</li> </ul> </div> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:07:20 +0100 Austrian Subsidiary A1 is certified as a partner for NetApp’s Backup-as-a-Service http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2016-12-7-austrian-subsidiary-a1-is-certified-as-a-partner-for-netapps-backup-as-a-service <div> <ul> <li>Highest standards for backup in the Austrian cloud</li> <li>NetApp BaaS certification tests 100 criteria</li> <li>A1 presents the largest domestic cloud storage solution with S3 technology</li> </ul> </div> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:34:44 +0100 Telekom Austria Group Remains on Growth Path http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2016-10-27-telekom-austria-group-remains-on-growth-path <div> <ul> <li>Group total revenues increased to EUR 1,073.2 mn (+1.4% year-on-year on a pro-forma-basis<sup>1</sup>, reported: +4.7%) in the third quarter as higher equipment revenues more than outweighed the negative roaming impact</li> <li>Group EBITDA rose by 7.5% year-on-year on a pro-forma<sup>1</sup> basis (reported: +9.4%)</li> <li>Reported net result increased by 4.5% to EUR 143.2 mn</li> <li>Negative effects from the abolition of retail roaming in the EU as of 30 April 2016 so far in line with expectations with the biggest impact stemming from Austria</li> <li>Austria: 11.6% reported year-on-year EBITDA growth driven by a positive one-off as well as a positive restructuring effect</li> <li>Ongoing strong performance in Croatia driven by better trends in mobile and ongoing fixed-line growth</li> <li>Belarus: Total revenue and EBITDA growth of 20.5% and 19.5% year-on-year in local currency; 16.9% year-on-year BYN devaluation in Q3 2016 still overshadowed good operational results in Belarus</li> <li>Group outlook 2016 unchanged: approx. +1% total revenues, CAPEX of approx. EUR 750 mn and intended dividend of EUR 0.20/share</li> </ul> </div> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:36:25 +0200 Extraordinary Supervisory Board Meeting on Company´s Strategic Direction terminated http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2016-10-18-extraordinary-supervisory-board-meeting-on-companys-strategic-direction-terminated Talks between shareholder representatives and works council to be continued Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:21:35 +0200 A1 takes a journey into the future of technology with the LTE Small-Cells Trial at the Wiener Wiesn Festival http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2016-9-23-a1-takes-a-journey-into-the-future-of-technology-with-the-lte-small-cells-trial-at-the <ul> <li>Austrian subsidiary A1 trials LTE Small-Cells</li> <li>More than 350,000 visitors will be able to enjoy top quality voice and data services</li> <li>LTE Small-Cells supplement the existing wireless network to meet demand for extra bandwidth</li> <li>Seamless integration of LTE Small-Cells into the existing network architecture</li> </ul> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:39:20 +0200 Austrian and German Alpine Associations cooperate with Austrian subsidiary A1 to enable mobile and broadband Internet reception at remote mountain huts http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2016-9-13-austrian-and-german-alpine-associations-cooperate-with-austrian-subsidiary-a1-to-enable <ul> <li>Broadband connectivity enables the operation of a WLAN and the option of a local mobile radio cell</li> <li>Investment costs of just a few hundred euros</li> <li>First installations in the Tux Alps and in the Karwendel Mountains</li> </ul> Tue, 13 Sep 2016 17:02:55 +0200 Telekom Austria Group: Investor Relations led by Susanne Reindl http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/telekom-austria-group-investor-relations-led-by-susanne-reindl Thu, 11 Aug 2016 12:19:45 +0200 Telekom Austria Group: Austrian Subsidiary A1 presents Social lmpact Study 2016 - Life hacks make Austria a land of go-getters http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2016-8-9-telekom-austria-group-austrian-subsidiary-a1-presents-social-lmpact-study-2016-life-hacks <ul> <li>82% of all Austrian Internet users already use the Internet for educational purposes or to broaden their skills</li> <li>The Internet often replaces friends and family as the most important source of advice</li> <li>YouTube is the most popular source of knowledge for young people</li> <li>Life hacks give senior citizens greater independence</li> <li>WhatsApp and Snapchat continue to gain ground</li> </ul> Tue, 09 Aug 2016 14:10:17 +0200 Telekom Austria Group Reports Half Year Results above Market Expectations http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2016-7-22-telekom-austria-group-reports-half-year-results-above-market-expectations <ul> <li>In the second quarter of 2016, Telekom Austria Group results benefitted mostly from strong operations in Austria, with additional support from the demand for data-centric services and fixed-line products in CEE</li> <li>Group total revenues were almost flat at -0.2% and Group EBITDA rose by 0.7% year-on-year on a proforma* basis in Q2 2016</li> <li>Excluding FX effects, Group total revenues and EBITDA rose by 2.6% and 4.7% year-on-year on a proforma basis</li> <li>Belarus: Revenue and EBITDA growth of 21.9% and 9.5% year-on-year in local currency in Q2 2016;<br />27.3% year-on-year BYN devaluation overshadowed good operational results in Belarus</li> <li>Negative effects from the abolition of retail roaming in the EU as of 30 April 2016 so far in line with expectations and stemming mostly from Austria</li> <li>Reported total revenue increase in Austria as better equipment revenues outweighed negative roaming impact; 6.0% reported year-on-year EBITDA growth reflect successful cost savings</li> <li>Strong performance in Croatia driven by better trends in mobile and ongoing fixed-line growth</li> <li>Net result rose by 4.9% to EUR 82.4 mn in the second quarter of 2016</li> </ul> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:21:32 +0200 Telekom Austria Group: Austrian subsidiary A1 presents the Internet of the Next Generation for the first time in Austria – Hybrid-Boost Technology http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2016-7-15-telekom-austria-group-austrian-subsidiary-a1-presents-the-internet-of-the-next-generation <ul> <li>Smart combination of fixed net Internet and 4G/LTE with speeds of up to 100 Mbit/s</li> <li>Customers decide how much bandwidth they need, A1 provides appropriate technology</li> </ul> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:02:38 +0200 Dr. Elisabetta Castiglioni joins Telekom Austria Group to build new Business Unit Digital http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/17365 Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:53:45 +0200 Telekom Austria Group Continues Growth Course in First Quarter 2016 http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2016-4-27-telekom-austria-group-continues-growth-course-in-first-quarter-2016 <div> <ul> <li>Revenues rise to EUR 1,009.4 million (+1.2% reported, +3.5% underlying)</li> <li>EBITDA: EUR 334.4 million (flat at -0.3% reported, growth of +8.1% underlying)</li> <li>Net profit: EUR 81 million</li> <li>Investments in broadband roll-out increase by 6.6%</li> <li>Strong customer growth in Austria: +4.0% among mobile subscribers, +3.7% among broadband customers, +7.0% TV customers</li> <li>Unchanged outlook for the full-year 2016 envisages revenue growth of 1.0%</li> </ul> </div> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:51:10 +0200 Austrian Subsidiary A1 and Nokia Present Austria’s First Live 5G Show Case http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2016-3-11-austrian-subsidiary-a1-and-nokia-present-austrias-first-live-5g-show-case <ul> <li>5G network infrastructure enables real-time mobile applications</li> <li>5G as a basis for extensive digitalization</li> <li>5G networks will be available starting from 2020; however, corresponding preparations are necessary already today</li> </ul> Fri, 11 Mar 2016 12:45:28 +0100 Austrian Subsidiary A1 Awarded at "Cisco Partner Summit 2016" http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2016-3-10-austrian-subsidiary-a1-awarded-at-cisco-partner-summit-2016- Within the annual Cisco conference &bdquo;Cisco Partner Summit 2016" which took place in San Diego last week, A1, the Austrian subsidiary of Telekom Austria Group, was awarded twice. The company received the awards "Solution Innovation Partner of the Year" of the EMEA region and the "Architectural Excellence Enterprise Networks Partner of the Year" for central Europe. Thu, 10 Mar 2016 10:22:14 +0100 Parkbob, a Vienna based Smart Parking Start-Up and part of the A1 Start-Up Campus, will be funded with 250,000 EUR by Pioneers Ventures http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2016-2-19-parkbob-a-vienna-based-smart-parking-start-up-and-part-of-the-a1-start-up-campus-will-be Pioneers Ventures, a venture capital branch of Pioneers.io, has announced that it will invest 250,000 EUR into Vienna based Smart Parking start-up Parkbob. With this investment, Parkbob will be able to push forward its parking lot finding function, which will be launched this April. Fri, 19 Feb 2016 10:39:52 +0100 Telekom Austria Group With a Net Profit of Almost EUR 400 Million for the Full-Year 2015 and for the First Time more than 24 Million Customers http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2016-2-9-telekom-austria-group-with-a-net-profit-of-almost-eur-400-million-for-the-full-year-2015 <ul> <li>Increase in revenues* of 1.3% to approximately EUR 4.1 billion</li> <li>EBITDA comparable** rises by 4.0% to EUR 1,370.9 million</li> <li>Investments of EUR 780 million in future technologies and broadband rollout</li> <li>Improved sales execution and more operational efficiency contribute to a net profit of EUR 392.8 million</li> <li>Strong customer net additions in both the fixed line and mobile business lead for the first time to an increase in the Group&#39;s customer base to over 24 million</li> <li>Outlook for the full-year 2016 envisages revenue growth of roughly 1%</li> </ul> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:21:41 +0100