Deutsche Telekom is present in the Austrian mobile communications market by virtue of its subsidiary T-Mobile Austria. Via T-Systems, the company also offers cutting-edge IT services for business customers.
In May 2019, T-Mobile Austria and UPC Austria became the newly created Magenta Telekom. The Deutsche Telekom subsidiary is now bundling its services under the Magenta and Magenta Business brands. The corporate brand remains the internationally known T logo. The company offers broadband Internet via fiber optic cable, mobile communications, entertainment, the latest technologies for digital life and business solutions.
A pioneering country in 5G
As a leading provider Magenta Telekom offers mobile services for contract and prepay customers via a state-of-the-art network. In March 2019, Magenta Telekom launched its 5G network, which saw the first 25 transmission stations go live throughout Austria.
Offerings for consumers
Over 97 percent of which using LTE technology. With its fiber-optic cable network the company brings high-speed broadband Internet to households and businesses. By early 2020 1.2 million households will be able to use Internet speeds of up to one gigabit per second.
Offerings for business customers
Magenta Telekom offers business customers complete solutions, fiber optic internet and fixed network telephony from a single source. For one-person companies up to large corporations listed on the stock exchange Magenta has all the internet technologies and digitalization solutions. In its mobile communications network Magenta offers a special network for the Internet of Things (narrowband IoT) and functions for the entire Deutsche Telekom Group as a competence center for the Internet of Things (IoT) among other things.
T-Systems in Austria uses its bundled know-how to support its customers along their entire value chain in all phases of complex system implementation: From infrastructure to consulting, development, implementation, integration and operation of solutions.
T-Systems in Austria operates as part of the company’s “Alpine region” organizational unit, together with T-Systems in Switzerland. Using the shared expertise of the two business units, the B2B digital service provider supports its customers along their entire value chain, in all phases of complex system implementation: From infrastructure to consulting, development, implementation, integration and operation of the solutions.
In the 2019 reporting year, Magenta Telekom achieved a 21 percent increase in revenue to EUR 1.28 billion. The revenue increase is mainly a result of the acquisition of UPC Austria, but Magenta Telekom also grew operationally thanks to higher revenues in the contract customer segment and growth in wholesale business.
In 2020, T-Systems’ operations in Austria will split between DTGBS – Deutsche Telekom Global Business Solutions (85 employees) and T-Systems Austria GesmbH (560 employees). Telecommunications services will move to DTGBS, under Telekom Deutschland, whilst IT services will remain part of T-Systems. Both companies will retain their headquarters at the T-Center in Vienna.