Ascom (company)

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Ascom Holding AG
Public (SIXASCN)
IndustryTelecommunication
Founded1987
HeadquartersFlag of Switzerland.svg Baar
Key people
Holger Cordes (CEO)
Andreas Umbach (Chairman)
RevenueCHF 309.7 million (2017)[1]
Number of employees
1200(31 December 2017)[1]
DivisionsWireless Solutions
Websitewww.ascom.com

Ascom Holding AG is a telecommunications company focusing on wireless on-site communications.

The company has subsidiaries in 18 countries and a workforce of some 1200 employees worldwide.[1]

Ascom registered shares (symbol ASCN) are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange in Zurich. Subsidiary is Ascom (Schweiz) AG with former company names Hasler AG, Hasler Ascom AG and Ascom AG.[2]

Ascom Wireless Solutions is a provider of on-site wireless communications for hospitals, manufacturing industries, prisons, retail and hotels. The company offers voice and messaging systems. The solutions are based on VoWiFi, IP-DECT, Nurse Call and paging technologies. Founded in the 1950s as TATECO based in Gothenburg, Sweden, Ascom Wireless Solutions is part of Ascom Holding, listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange.

The former division Ascom Network Testing was sold on 30 September 2016.[1][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Annual Report 2017" (PDF). ascom. 2017.
  2. ^ Information provided by Moneyhouse
  3. ^ Giorgio V. Müller:Ascoms "letzter" Fehlschlag - Résumé einer fehlgeschlagenen Diversifizierung. Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 14 February 2017, p. 28.