Fibre-to-the-home for many households in Austria

Contract in the mid double-digit million range between Kontron and Speed Connect Austria signed

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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