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TechniSat Digital GmbH
Founded 10 June 1987 (10 June 1987)
Founder Peter Lepper
Headquarters Daun, Germany
Number of locations
Eisenach, Stassfurt, Schöneck, Berlin, Wolfsburg, Paris, Wrocław, Budapest, Kosmonosy[1]
Key people
Peter Lepper, Stefan Kön
Products Direct broadcast satellite
Car navigations
Tablet computers
Revenue € 440.3 million (2010)
Number of employees
2500 (in 2011)

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]


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).


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  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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