Horyzont Technologie Internetowe gains a strategic investor – Vectra S.A.
Horyzont Technologie Internetowe gains a strategic investor – Vectra S.A. New opportunities for the broadband services market in the entire Poland.
Horyzont Technologie Internetowe, Greater Poland based provider of internet solutions dedicated for business and institutionl clients gained a strategic investor – Vectra S.A.
Thanks to the capital and the organizational base of Vectra, Horyzont will continue developing hitherto areas of activity and also will launch projects in areas where the company was not active. The previous company’s management will be extented by multi-year experienced ICT manager – Albert Kuzmicz. The team of managers stays unchaged with managing director – Mikolaj Kamienski, technical director – Lukasz Matys and sales director – Jacek Staszek.
The company’s strategic plans include continuation of further dynamic growth in current areas of activity, and also thanks to the capital support – the opening of new investment projects, with particular consideration of cloud computing services, energy highly-effective datacentres and innovative technologies of digital content distribution.
- Vectra is the second cable operator in Poland, in respect of the number of subscribers. We operate in more than 340 cities in the whole country. We have a nationwide fiberoptic network and our own DWDM system. The scale and standards of our activity are the resources that will be used by Horyzont, as well as our technical infrastructure. At the same time Vectra will willingly use modern and technically proved solutions that help to offer new services for new groups of clients. The acquisition of Horyzont also gives perfect opportunity to expand our services portfolio in B2B area. Company’s headquarters and the management board will stay in Poznan. We believe that the team of valuable managers and specialists will measurably contribute to development of the entire Vectra Group – said Tomasz Zuranski, Vectra S.A. Chairman of the Board.
- For Horyzont the transaction with Vectra is the partnership enabling significant acceleration of our development. For our current customers nothing changes, they can only gain. The company transforms from a local operator into a big player with access to nationwide base. Vectra’s infrastructure is leading in countrywide telco networks currently owned by telecoms. This will significantly enable us to perform geographical expansion, while other Vectra’s resources will let us create new solutions for more and more demanding business customers – said Piotr Szalamacha, Chairman of the Board in Horyzont.
Horyzont Technologie Internetowe (www.horyzont.net) is a regional provider of broadband solutions operating in the agglomeration of Poznan. The company’s speciality is provision of services dedicated for demanding business customers and institutions as well as minors ISP’s. Horyzont operates the fiber optic network with almost 400km cables in the area of Poznan and its suburbs. The company also runs a datacenter located at the Municipal Stadium. Company’s reference lists include 500 customers from Small-to-Medium sized companies as well as big internet enterprises (Allegro, Komputronik, Onet, Talex). The original, authored project of Horyzont is internet traffic exchange point POZIX where more than 100 ISP’s and content providers exchange their traffic, reaching peak bandwidth more than 100Gbps.
Vectra Group (www.vectra.pl) is the second telecommunication cable operator in Poland, in respect of the number of customers, providing the service for more than 938 thousand of customers in more than 340 cities countrywide. The basic Vectra’s offer refers to the television programmes access both in analog and digital version, fixed and mobile broadband internet access, and mobile and fixed telephony service. For several years Vectra has also provided all the services for Small-to-Medium sized companies.
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