Tango (telecom)

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Tango
S.A._(corporation)
Industry Telecommunications
Founded May 1998
Headquarters Bertrange, Luxembourg
Number of locations
9 Tango points of sale, 17 partners points of sale
Area served
Luxembourg
Services Fixed line and mobile telephony
Internet services
Digital television
Revenue €127 million (end 2013)[1]
Number of employees
112 (March 2018)
Parent Proximus Group Luxembourg
Website www.tango.lu

Tango SA,is the leading alternative operator in Luxembourg, offering TV, Internet, fixed and mobile telephony services to residential customers, the self-employed and small businesses.

Driven by its taste for a good challenge and intent on offering simplicity and clarity, Tango is focused on the user, and since its inception in 1998, has rolled out a strong innovation policy to provide advanced technologies at affordable fares.

The company relies on an efficient distribution network which includes 9 Tango outlets and 17 partner outlets. Tango also works closely with international partners, such as Vodafone, to ensure an optimal communication experience.

As of January 2018, Tango counts more than 280,000 customers mainly located in Luxembourg but also in the 3 border countries Belgium, France, Germany.

As a member of the Proximus Group since 2008, Tango has been working hand-in-hand with its sister company Telindus, a leading integrator and operator in Luxembourg offering services in the field of fixed and mobile telecommunications, ICT infrastructure, the Cloud and security. Brought together under the Proximus Luxembourg structure since October 2016, the two companies cover all the expertise required to meet the needs of residential customers and businesses, whatever their size.

Tango, the challenger[edit]

2001: Tango is among the first operators to offer GPRS connection in Europe.

2003: Luxembourg became the 5th countries in the world to have access to UMTS (3G) thanks to Tango.

2007: 3 years after 3G, Tango was the first operator to bring 3G+ to Luxembourg and to commercialize the iPhone .

2010: Creation of Tango’s Professional customers services division in order to penetrate the Corporate market segment.

2011: Optical fiber arrived in Luxembourg and Tango was the first operator to offer that technology. And besides, Tango decided to modernize its mobile network in order to meet the LTE standards.

2012: Once again, Tango was the first operator to launch its 4G network. The company became the first alternative operator in Luxembourg with 86% of spontaneous awareness.

2013: Tango launched a landline service on the cloud for small businesses (today Fix4bizz).

2017: Tango decided to unbundle its fiber subscription. The same year, due to EU roaming regulation, the company became the first luxembourgish operator to fully include EU communications in its mobile subscriptions.

2018: In March, Tango release an updated version of its TV offer "Tango TV", offering new features such as replay, multiscreening, timeshifting among others.

Competitors[edit]

Tango is the second largest of Luxembourg's three main mobile telecommunications operators. It competes with Orange Luxembourg (formerly VOX mobile) and POST Luxembourg.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Annual Report 2013". Belgacom. p. 11. Retrieved 2014-06-01.