Andorra Telecom

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Andorra Telecom
Public company
IndustryCommunications Services
PredecessorServei de Telecommunicacions d'Andorra
Founded1975
HeadquartersMn. Lluis Pujol, 8-14 - AD500 Santa Coloma - Andorra
Area served
Andorra
Key people
Jordi Alcobé Font (President) Jordi Nadal Bentade (director)
ProductsFixedline telephony
Mobile telephony
Broadband internet
Fibre-optic communication
Digital television
IT services
Revenue90.554.354 € (2014) [1]
OwnerGovernment of Andorra
Number of employees
246 (march 2015)
Websiteandorratelecom.ad
Andorra Telecom office

Andorra Telecom is the only operator of fixed telephony, mobile telephony, subscription television and internet in the Principality of Andorra, constituting a monopoly in the field of telecommunications in the principality. It is a public company and is owned by the Government of Andorra.[1]

It is also the company in charge of managing the technical infrastructures of digital terrestrial television broadcasting in Andorra, in charge of taking both the national television channels and some Spanish and French DTT channels to the whole territory. It also has an agreement with the Spanish company Telefónica to offer the Spanish pay channel platform Movistar+ in Andorra.[2]

In October 2018, it had 38,464 fixed telephone lines contracted, 81,697 mobile telephone lines and 34,624 Internet lines, all of them through FTTH,[3] being a pioneer country in which all citizens have access to the Internet through optical fiber.[4]

The company is managed by a Board of Directors with responsibility before the General Council of Andorra for the management, direction and representation of the service, and the administration and disposal of its assets and resources.

Services[edit]

  • It broadcasts through an agreement between other television channels:[5]
    • All the channels broadcast nationally in Spain by the Movistar+ platform (family package).
    • All the channels broadcast by the Movistar+ platform (family package) at a regional level in Catalonia.
    • All the channels broadcast on DTT in Andorra.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "El Servei de Telecomunicacions d?Andorra (STA) utiliza Vitria M3O Exception Manager para resolver incidencias en sus procesos de negocio - BPM-Spain.com - Telecomunicaciones, Noticias". www.bpm-spain.com. Retrieved 5 December 2010.
  2. ^ Zamora, La Opinión de. "Digital+ se distribuirá en Andorra por fibra óptica". www.laopiniondezamora.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 3 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Andorra Telecom - Les xifres". www.andorratelecom.com. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Andorra, un 'smart country' puntero en telecomunicaciones". La Vanguardia. 9 February 2017. Retrieved 3 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Andorra Telecom | Paquet Televisió Movistar+ Selección a 29€/mes | Andorra Telecom".

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