Telecom Liechtenstein has standardised its transmission technologies to run on internet protocol. This change of technology has made Telecom Liechtenstein one of the first full IP providers.
The telecommunications provider from Liechtenstein has undergone a total change of technology. All its transmission technologies now run via the internet protocol. This boosts quality and allows for the provision of faster, newer and more convergent services. According to Telecom Liechtenstein, the move will make it one of the first full IP providers worldwide. Chief Executive Officer of Telecom Liechtenstein AG, Mathias Maierhofer, said in a statement that this step would not only secure the company for the future, but also Liechtenstein as a location.
Traditional analogue and ISDN connections can still be used. However, the new technologies will allow mobile and landline numbers to be used as one number, meaning, for example, that mobile phones can serve as an extension to the telephone system.
After 26 years the old system has become obsolete, according to the company. It added that after long preparation, the starting signal for the project was given in March 2014. Telecom Liechtenstein reported that it had invested a total CHF 1.4 million. Maierhofer said he was very happy with the development of the system change. He added that, to ensure a smooth transition for customers, company employees had performed more than 500 hours night work over the past few weeks. Around 15 Telecom Liechtenstein employees were in permanent use on this groundbreaking project, he said.