TAG Press https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/press.rss RSS Feed für Newschannel TAG Press en Study “So digital ist Österreich” https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2017-11-14-study-so-digital-ist-osterreich Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:00:00 +0100 Telekom Austria Group turned into A1 Telekom Austria Group https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2017-11-14-telekom-austria-group-turned-into-a1-telekom-austria-group Tue, 14 Nov 2017 11:49:48 +0100 Eva Zehetner, new Director Group HR for the Telekom Austria Group https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2017-11-7-eva-zehetner-new-director-group-hr-for-the-telekom-austria-group As of November 1st 2017 Eva Zehetner took over the role as Director Group HR for the Telekom Austria Group, following Jesper Smith, who returned to Sweden. She is responsible for the group wide HR strategy and execution, people and skills development, as well as performance management. Tue, 07 Nov 2017 12:15:05 +0100 Third Quarter 2017 Results above Market Expectations - strong Growth continued https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2017-10-24-third-quarter-2017-results-above-market-expectations-strong-growth-continued Alejandro Plater, CEO Telekom Austria Group, commenting on the key financial and operating highlights: Tue, 24 Oct 2017 19:31:46 +0200 CEO Margarete Schramböck leaves A1 https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2017-10-16-ceo-margarete-schramboeck-leaves-a1 The Supervisory Board of A1 Telekom Austria AG has taken due note that Margarete Schramb&ouml;ck is leaving A1 Telekom Austria AG by mutual agreement on October 16th 2017. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:00:00 +0200 Telekom Austria Group turns A1 into a powerful brand for all of its operations https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2017-9-20-telekom-austria-group-turns-a1-into-a-powerful-brand-for-all-of-its-operations <div> <ul> <li>Decision on the stepwise implementation of a one brand strategy in all markets</li> <li>Coherent international brand experience supports efficiency and growth targets of the companies</li> <li>Holistic customer experience for all ICT offers</li> </ul> </div> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:53:34 +0200 Telekom Austria Group results for the second quarter 2017: Higher service revenues translated into EBITDA growth https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/telekom-austria-group-results-for-the-second-quarter-2017-higher-service-revenues-translated-into-ebitda-growth Tue, 25 Jul 2017 18:09:15 +0200 Telekom Austria Group achieves growth in revenues, EBITDA and net result in the second Quarter 2017 https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/telekom-austria-group-achieves-growth-in-revenues-ebitda-and-net-result-in-the-second-quarter-2017 Highlights for the second quarter of 2017 <ul> <li>Group total revenues increased by 4.0% (reported: +5.1%), with service revenue growth in all markets except from the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Macedonia, despite roaming regulation impact.</li> <li>Group EBITDA growth of 7.8% (reported: 9.1%) mainly due to growth in Belarus, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia and the Republic of Macedonia.</li> <li>Reported net result increased by 36.5% in the second quarter of 2017 from EUR 82.4 mn to EUR 112.5 mn.</li> <li>Results on a reported basis were supported by:</li> <li>The acquisition of the fixed-line operator Metronet in Croatia, which was closed on 15 February 2017. The company has been consolidated as of 1 February 2017.</li> <li>The acquisition of the fixed-line provider Atlant Telecom and its subsidiary TeleSet in Belarus, consolidated as of 1 December 2016.</li> <li>There were no one-off effects included in the second quarter of 2016 and 2017.</li> <li>Launch of cloud services in Croatia, Bulgaria and Belarus</li> </ul> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:31:03 +0200 Telekom Austria Group Sets New Data Transmission Record of 850 Mbit/s on the Way to Gigabit Mobile Communications https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2017-5-29-telekom-austria-group-sets-new-data-transmission-record-of-850-mbits-on-the-way-to-gigabit <div> <ul> <li>Telekom Austria Group subsidiary A1 Slovenija achieves one of the fastest data transfer speeds in Europe</li> <li>850 Mbit/s in the Slovenian live LTE Network</li> <li>Thanks to 5G cooperation with partner Nokia successfully moving toward Gigabit mobile communications</li> </ul> </div> Mon, 29 May 2017 09:59:32 +0200 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 https://www.a1.goup/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 https://www.a1.goup/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 https://www.a1.goup/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 https://www.a1.goup/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 https://www.a1.goup/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 https://www.a1.goup/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 https://www.a1.goup/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 https://www.a1.goup/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 https://www.a1.goup/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” https://www.a1.goup/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 https://www.a1.goup/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