Vienna, July 18, 2012 – With the acquisition of the remaining shares in the Croatian subsidiary Kapsch TIS d.o.o., Kapsch CarrierCom is further expanding its involvement in South-Eastern Europe.
Kapsch CarrierCom, an independent system integrator of telecommunication solutions for rail companies and providers of access, core and transport networks, is confirming its confidence in the Croatian market by purchasing the remaining 31 percent of Kapsch TIS d.o.o. "We are continuing to see great potential in the markets of South-Eastern and Eastern Europe. Croatia should therefore be further expanded as an important development location," says Kari Kapsch, CEO Kapsch CarrierCom.
Kapsch CarrierCom most recently acquired a majority stake in the TIS Grupa subsidiary "TIS.kis" in Croatia in 2009, and founded the joint company Kapsch TIS d.o.o. With the acquisition of the final shares, the company will be renamed Kapsch CarrierCom d.o.o. As a specialist for mobile software solutions, the company has many years of expertise in the markets of South-Eastern Europe. The portfolio includes Messaging Platforms and Gateways, Device Management, Mobile Content Servers and WAP Gateways.
Kapsch CarrierCom is a global manufacturer and independent system integrator of telecommunication solutions for railway operators and providers of access, core and transmission networks. In seven R&D centers in Europe and Asia, Kapsch CarrierCom develops applications and services for next generation networks and innovative OSS/BSS solutions. In addition, Kapsch CarrierCom provides an end-to-end service spectrum, which ranges from consulting, designing, installing and integrating, to maintaining, operating and supporting entire networks.
With 70,000 track-kilometers covered by GSM-R, Kapsch CarrierCom is an internationally recognized specialist and partner for railway operators such as the French railway RFF, the German railway DB and Network Rail in the United Kingdom. In the public operator segment, Kapsch CarrierCom’s customers include service providers such as the companies of the Telekom Austria Group, eircom in Ireland and Chunghwa Telecom in Taiwan. Kapsch CarrierCom is part of the Kapsch Group and has its headquarters in Vienna.
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