TAG Press http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/press.rss RSS Feed für Newschannel TAG Press en Event series TAG Digital Journeys: Federal Chancellor Kern and Alejandro Plater, CEO Telekom Austria Group debated with a high-caliber round about opportunities of digitization http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2017-5-15-event-series-tag-digital-journeys-federal-chancellor-kern-and-alejandro-plater-ceo-telekom Mon, 15 May 2017 15:40:46 +0200 Telekom Austria Group Announces Trial of the first Smart NB-IoT Network by Belarussian Subsidiary velcom http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2017-5-11-telekom-austria-group-announces-trial-of-the-first-smart-nb-iot-network-by-belarussian Thu, 11 May 2017 11:23:21 +0200 Telekom Austria Group: The Future is Now. The Telekom Austria Group to connect staff with Telco Experts at the Artificial Intelligence Day 2017 http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2017-5-4-telekom-austria-group-the-future-is-now-the-telekom-austria-group-to-connect-staff-with <div> <ul> <li>Some 18,000 employees from the entire Telekom Austria Group are made fit for the challenges of the future and the demands of a new digital business world</li> <li>International telcos and start-ups discuss new business models, the demands they place on employees and trends in the telecoms industry</li> <li>ICT industry makes an important contribution to societal development</li> </ul> </div> Thu, 04 May 2017 15:54:26 +0200 Telekom Austria Group reports first Quarter 2017 http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2017-4-24-telekom-austria-group-reports-first-quarter-2017 <div> <ul> <li>Group total revenues and EBITDA increased by 4.9% and 1.5% respectively on a reported basis (proforma*: revenue +4,1%, EBITDA +0,6%)</li> <li>Operationally, revenue growth was mostly a consequence of improved service revenue trends, but also higher equipment revenues</li> <li>Negative roaming impact in line with expectations</li> <li>Acquisition of fixed-line operator Metronet in Croatia and acquisition of the fixed-line provider Atlant Telecom in Belarus</li> <li>Revenues and EBITDA included positive one-off effects</li> <li>CEE: Ongoing strong operational trends in Croatia and Belarus, continuing improvements in Bulgaria</li> <li>Group outlook 2017 unchanged: approx. +1% total revenues, CAPEX of approx. EUR 725 mn</li> </ul> </div> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:32:10 +0200 Launch of A1 in Slovenia http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2017-4-12-launch-of-a1-in-slovenia New brand presence of the Slovenian subsidiary creates synergies within the company group, improves customer experience and supports repositioning as a convergent provider. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 08:00:00 +0200 Telekom Austria Group: Austrian subsidiary A1 presents XG-FAST with transmission rates in excess of 11 GBit/s via copper cable http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2017-3-22-telekom-austria-group-austrian-subsidiary-a1-presents-xg-fast-with-transmission-rates-in Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:14:24 +0100 New subsidiary A1 digital launched with a high-calibre team led by CEO Elisabetta Castiglioni http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2017-2-14-new-subsidiary-a1-digital-launched-with-a-high-calibre-team-led-by-ceo-elisabetta The new Telekom Austria Group company "A1 digital international GmbH" presented today is starting business with a team of top experts. Digitalisation is all about finding new and more efficient forms of cooperation, be it within a company or with partners and customers. Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:50:09 +0100 Telekom Austria Group launches new subsidiary A1 digital international GmbH to focus on digital business areas http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2017-2-14-telekom-austria-group-launches-new-subsidiary-a1-digital-international-gmbh-to-focus-on <div> <ul> <li>Elisabetta Castiglioni CEO of the new subsidiary A1 digital</li> <li>A1 digital is a partner that supports customers in the process of digitalising their business</li> <li>International focus on the European market</li> <li>Growth rates of more than 30% show the need to make digitalisation a key strategic topic</li> <li>Telekom Austria Group has many years of expertise in M2M/IoT communication</li> </ul> </div> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:40:47 +0100 Telekom Austria Group Achieves Growth of Net Profit by 5.2% Despite Roaming Abolition and Currency Effects http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/2017-1-30-telekom-austria-group-achieves-growth-of-net-profit-by-5-2-despite-roaming-abolition-and <ul> <li>Reported net result increased by 5.2% to EUR 413.2 mn</li> <li>Group total revenues declined by 0.5% (proforma*) and rose by 2.1% (reported) to EUR 4,211.5 mn, which is above market expectations</li> <li>Group EBITDA declined by 2.6% on a proforma and 1.1% on a reported basis</li> <li>Adjusted for one-off and FX effects, proforma total revenues and EBITDA rose by 2.4% and 3.1% year-on-year respectively</li> <li>On an operating level better service revenue trends and ongoing strong cost efficiencies managed to offset effects from stepwise retail roaming abolition and higher equipment costs</li> <li>Stable proforma mobile customer base and value-increasing trend from multi-prepaid towards single-postpaid offers; 1.3% proforma fixed-line RGU growth driven by CEE countries</li> <li>Austria: 1.8% year-on-year reported EBITDA growth and higher margins despite roaming drag with support from stabilisation in revenues and cost savings</li> <li>CEE: Continuing strong operational trends in Croatia and Belarus, first improvements in Bulgaria; strong competition affects Republic of Serbia and Slovenia; positive impacts from cluster cost savings</li> </ul> Mon, 30 Jan 2017 17:07:08 +0100 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