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HistoryInnovative. Virtual. Flexible. Scalable.

Since our foundation in 2012, we’ve created an innovative, flexible network, fully virtualised and distributed, with a global footprint. We’re constantly extending our boundaries, through our own developments and best-in-class partnerships.

We’ve enjoyed years of growth, enriching our portfolio each year. Our network has expanded, establishing over 1100 connections, ensuring the widest possible coverage. We cover all access technologies and are investing in new 5G offers.

The history of Telecom26

Our story so far
  • Telecom26 is launched


    Telecom26 was founded in Switzerland and established as a Swiss entity. Launched mobile services across EU and North America as an MVNO

  • Telecom26 joins GSMA and ITU


    Joined GSMA as an Associate Member, and full member of ITU

  • Full MVNO rollout


    Launched full MVNO services, with owned and managed infrastructure, covering 700 networks

  • IoT and LTE services


    Premiered M2M / IoT service portfolio with a non-geographic PLMN code. Delivered global LTE connectivity and enterprise focus

  • Maritime and Telematics


    Full maritime service offering, with inbound and outbound services. Full GSMA Operator Member and launch of telematics solution with GPS Global

  • Healthcare solution


    Healthcare diagnostic solution with FIND and Authentication as a Service (2FA) providing added security for enterprise customers and vertical markets

  • Global Wi-Fi roaming


    Global Wi-Fi roaming partnership with EDCH. Launched new subscriber vulnerability and security notification feature

  • More partnerships


    Partnership with IP Access for 5G solution development spanning maritime and private networks. Remote and rural private / semi-private network offer launched

  • COVID 19 diagnostics


    Leading market in international COVID-19 diagnostic equipment enablement by supplying global connectivity solutions to Pharmaceutical companies and NGOs worldwide

  • Innovations program


    Established a development environment for product innovation centered around cellular connectivity

  • African focus


    Provide the largest coverage area across Africa under a single agreement, more than any other operator or service provider

  • Nearshore offering


    Utilize terrestrial multi-network connectivity while at sea

  • Partner program


    Launched a channel program to further extend reach into new vertical markets

  • CBRS launch


    Launched semi-private CBRS network across rural farm in Illinois to provide full mobile services and roaming capabilities across all farm facilities

  • Mobile at Sea


    Full mobile network at sea for passenger, crew and operational maritime connectivity for mobile and IoT services

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