|This article relies on references to primary sources. (November 2009)|
|Traded as||BIT: ACO|
|Industry||Communications and Media|
|Revenue||€ 88,909,000 as of 2008|
The Acotel Group S.p.A(BIT ACO) is a global telecommunications company, headquartered in Rome, Italy. It was incorporated on April 6, 2000 and is the leader of a group of companies operating in the ICT sector. The Acotel Group operates in four areas of business – mobile telecommunications, value added services for mobile communications, mobile messaging and media solutions and mobile advertising managed services and security systems for large companies.
In 1997, Acotel SpA, from which the Group takes its name, was the first company in the world to develop an SMS information service. This service was launched in collaboration with Telecom Italia Mobile and known as ScripTIM by Acotel.
In August 2000 Acotel was stock market listed. They have continued to achieve earnings growth and expand geographically: today they generate 80% of revenue of approximately €90 million outside of their home territory of Italy (financial year ended 31 December 2008).
Products & Services
Each of the Acotel Group S.p.A. offer different products and services as follows:
• AEM SpA : Security systems for large companies and public bodies in Italy.