Kapsch CarrierCom France opens its new headquarter: globally important development center for mobile access for Public Operators & Railways in Montigny.
France is one of the most important markets for Kapsch CarrierCom. The company employs about 165 employees in France and is planning to expand up to 175. Kapsch CarrierCom France is also operating one of the most important Competence-Centers of the company – the globally important development center for mobile access for Public Operators and Railways is located in Montigny.
“Due to the high significance of the French market and the extraordinary Know-How of our employees in France, Kapsch CarrierCom has decided to relocate its French headquarter to a new office in Montigny. The company has invested more than seven million EUR in the new office. The inauguration of the new office and the continuous investment in France show the significance of this market for Kapsch”, said Kari Kapsch, member of the board of Kapsch Group and CEO of Kapsch CarrierCom, who has opened the new headquarter of Kapsch CarrierCom France together with Michel Clement, Kapsch CarrierCom’s GSM-R Vice President. Kapsch CarrierCom is a leading company for GSM-R (Global System for Mobile Communications-Railway) on the global market. Latest big contracts again reflect the importance of the French market: Kapsch CarrierCom will deliver roughly half of the GSM-R network for the French railway. The EUR 180 million order was awarded last year by the largest Public Private Partnership in France, called Synerail, which is a consortium consisting of Vinci, SFR, TDF and Axa. Besides the railway sector, Kapsch CarrierCom has an excellent long term relationship with the public operators Orange and Bouygues in France.
Important development centre for mobile access for Public Operators and Railways in Montigny
Research and development are of high interest and importance to Kapsch CarrierCom. The company is investing continuously in research. More than 400 employees worldwide are dealing with R&D. All of the above reflect how important innovation is for the company. Due to the significance of the French market, Kapsch decided to operate a development center for mobile access for Public Operators and Railways in Montigny, which achieves globally substantial results in the development of GSM/GSM-R/GPRS/EDGE Access products. On an area of 1.800m², platforms and laboratories support the Kapsch CarrierCom customers’ network evolution.
About Kapsch CarrierCom AG:
Kapsch CarrierCom is a global manufacturer and independent system integrator of telecommunications solutions for railway operators and providers of fixed, mobile, transportation and access networks. In addition to applications and services for next generation networks and innovative OSS/BSS solutions Kapsch CarrierCom provides an end-to-end service spectrum: from consulting, design and product development, installation and integration, to maintenance and support, as well as the operation of complete networks. Kapsch CarrierCom develops and sells products such as its own service delivery framework with convergent centrex, fraud management systems, as well as the business & service assurance system DataXtender. Among others, Kapsch CarrierCom’s customer list includes service providers such as Bouygues Telecom (France), Chunghwa Telecom (Taiwan) and the companies of the Telekom Austria Group. Railway operators in important markets such as France also rely on Kapsch CarrierCom as does the operator of the largest GSM-R network in the world in Germany. Kapsch CarrierCom is part of the Kapsch Group and has its headquarters in Vienna. Additional information can be found on the Kapsch website www.kapschcarrier.com | www.kapsch.net.
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