TechniSat

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TechniSat Digital GmbH
Type Private
Founded 10 June 1987 (10 June 1987)
Founder(s) Peter Lepper
Headquarters Daun, Germany
Number of locations Eisenach, Stassfurt, Schöneck, Berlin, Wolfsburg, Luxembourg, Paris, London, Wrocław, Budapest, Kosmonosy[1]
Key people Peter Lepper, Friedhelm Flamm, Stefan Kön
Products direct broadcast satellite
televisions
car navigations
Revenue € 440.3 million (2010)
Employees 2500 (in 2011)
Website www.technisat.com

TechniSat is a German manufacturer of direct broadcast satellite receivers. They also produce televisions, car navigation and entertainment systems.[2] Together with Loewe and Metz, it is one of the few remaining independent consumer electronics companies which develop and produce consumer electronics products in Germany and Europe.[3]

History[edit]

TechniSat was established in 1987 in Daun by Peter Lepper. In 1992, TechniSat launched then the smallest digital antenna in the world.[4] In 2007, it started its own TechniTipp-TV channel, which was closed down in September 2008. In 2009, TechniSat had a revenue of nearly 350 million Euro (up from 305 million in 2008).

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.technisat.com/de_DE/Standorte/352-13/
  2. ^ "Innovation, quality & service". Retrieved 2009-04-25. 
  3. ^ "Technisat: Television Equipment Made in Germany In Cooperation with Handelsblatt". Deutsche Welle. 2009-04-25. 
  4. ^ "TechniSat history". Retrieved 2009-04-25. 

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