Omnitele acquires a telecommunication business unit from a Dutch company

Press release
Helsinki 3.1.2011 to be released immediately

Omnitele provides comprehensive telecommunications advisory services for mobile operators in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Omnitele aims to be the most desired vendor independent partner on professional engineering services and technology and vendor management for small and mid-sized telecom operators.

Omnitele has completed the acquisition of a telecommunication business unit from the Dutch company Axept Telecom Consultancy B.V who is a leading network performance measurement, benchmarking and analysis company in Benelux. This business and employees will be transferred to Omnitele B.V. as of 1.1.2011.

Omnitele B.V. will form an integral part of the Omnitele group and further strengthen the company professional engineering services range.
“This acquisition offers us excellent synergies, widens our customer base and international presence”, envisions Omnitele CEO Tomi Paatsila. “We have produced over 1000 projects to over 300 clients in 78 countries and I see our position to be ever stronger in our chosen market segment”, continues Paatsila.

“KPN has been very content with the performance of Axept Telecom Consultancy B.V. and warmly welcomes Omnitele B.V. to continue providing telecommunication services to KPN. We look forward to work with Omnitele who will now be able to offer an even wider range of services”, states Erik Vercouteren, Manager, Mobile Network Operations, from KPN.

For more information, please contact:
Tomi Paatsila, CEO, Omnitele, tel. +358 44 551 4400, firstname.lastname

About Omnitele Ltd
Omnitele Ltd. is a pioneer within the wireless industry with twenty two years of leading edge network and business consulting experience worldwide. Omnitele was founded in 1988 to set up the first GSM operator in the world and is owned by Finnish national telecom operators and an external investor. Omnitele’s strengths lie in mobile network planning and development, technical consulting and operator business development. We aim to increase and improve overall operator performance and quality of services, and we thrive to provide best solutions for deploying new technologies and frequencies. Omnitele techno economic strategy consultancy services are based on deep understanding of the four basic elements: realistic technology simulations, well-educated data traffic modeling, vendor pricing structure analysis and revenue estimations. Omnitele has a proven track record in assessing changes in traffic and optimizing mobile networks to cope with the changing demands.

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