Dec 15, 2015 12:00 AM CET
The agreement entails that Com Hem, which became a new supplier of basic TV services via the cable television network last spring, will be the service provider for Affärsverken, which is the communications operator in Karlskrona, Karlshamn and Ronneby.
“We are pleased to announce that Com Hem is a new service provider to in the local fibre network in Karlskrona. With its broad range of high-quality services, we welcome Com Hem as a nationally established service provider to our local fibre network. The fact that such a strong brand as Com Hem wants to supply services to Karlskronas Stadsnät also serves as confirmation of the high operational quality of our network,” says Jan Lindqvist, Business Area Manager Local Fibre Network at Affärsverken.
“Earlier this year, we were entrusted to become the supplier to the cable television network, and this agreement signifies the next step in becoming an even closer partner with Affärsverken. Becoming a service provider means that we are now creating even greater choice for customers,” says Stefan Trampus, Director of Sales at Com Hem.
Orders can already be made by calling Com Hem’s Customer Service on 90 222 (Sweden only).
Fredrik Hallstan, Head of PR
Tel: +46(0)761 15 38 30
Jan Lindqvist, Business Area Manager Local Fibre Network, Affärsverken
Tel: +46(0)708 78 33 53
Com Hem is one of Sweden’s leading suppliers of high-speed broadband, television and fixed telephony. Approximately 40% of Sweden’s households are connected to Com Hem’s network, with access to the market’s broadest range of television services. Com Hem offers broadband speeds of up to 500 Mbps to 1.9 million households, which is more than any other operator. Since 2013, Com Hem has a competitive B2B offering of broadband and telephony services. Com Hem was founded in 1983, has approximately 1,200 employees and its head office is in Stockholm, Sweden. Operations are conducted through three subsidiaries: Com Hem AB, Phonera Företag AB and iTUX Communication AB. Com Hem’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. For more information, visit: www.comhemgroup.se.
Karlskronas Stadsnät is an expansive and well-reputed, open local fibre network in Karlskrona that offers an open market on which high-quality service providers can operate. The local fibre network is connected to apartment blocks, schools, companies and many single-family homes throughout much of the Municipality of Karlskrona, and has already been prepared for future digital and essential community services.
Affärsverken owns, constructs and operates Karlskronas Stadsnät, which is currently connected to more than 14,000 households and companies in the Municipality of Karlskrona. We began expanding the fibre network in 1995 and are continuously making more fibre connections. We are currently undertaking a major initiative to connect single-family homes in various parts of the municipality to the fibre network.