Press releases

December 2014

Eltel Power Transmission wins a 380 kV substation contract in Germany

Eltel makes a successful entry in Germany with an order from the transmission system operator 50Hertz Transmission GmbH to install a 380 kV substation. The scope of supply comprises the design, part of...

Eltel signed a transmission line contract with Fingrid

Eltel and Fingrid have signed an agreement for the construction of Kalajoki−Siikajoki 110 kV + 400 kV power line in western Finland.

Eltel Networks signs a EUR 43,6 million contract in Power in Poland

Eltel Networks Olsztyn, Polish subsidiary of Eltel Group Corporation, has signed a power transmission contract with the operator PSE SA in Poland. The project is a modernisation and development of 400/220...

November 2014

Eltel continues to strengthen its platform in Rail and Road business

While winning and executing new projects in Rail Eltel has continued to strengthen its human resources of the business unit. Recently Eltel agreed to take over the personnel of KT Electrotech AS in Denmark....

Eltel Networks led consortium signs a EUR 75 million contract in Poland

Eltel Networks Olsztyn, Polish subsidiary of Eltel Group Corporation, has signed together with its two consortium partners, a power transmission contract with PSE Operator in Poland. The total value of...

October 2014

The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority takes Eltel to Market Court

The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (the “FCCA”) claims that Eltel has violated competition rules in the power transmission line building business in Finland and has today made a proposal of ...

Eltel’s new JV in Norway signs a five year agreement with Telenor

Eltel Sønnico AS – the new 50/50 joint venture company formed by Eltel’s telecom branch in Norway and Sønnico Tele AS – has signed a five year contract with Telenor Norge AS and Canal Digital...

September 2014

Eltel appoints Country Manager UK

Eltel Group has appointed David Green as the new Managing Director Eltel Networks UK Limited. The appointment is aimed at strengthening Eltel’s market presence in the British Infranet services m...

Eltel and Caruna have signed a major contract on power distribution works

Eltel and Caruna have signed a frame agreement on improving the operational reliability of power distribution network in the southwestern parts of Finland. The improvements on the medium...

July 2014

Eltel appoints new Group CFO

Eltel Group Corporation has appointed Gert Sköld as the new Chief Financial Officer. Gert Sköld has made an extensive career in finance management of well known global companies. ...

May 2014

Eltel shows strong improvement of performance in 2013

· Group sales stable while focus on margins · Important orders booked both in Europe and Africa · All business sectors show performance improvements · EBITA grows by 13.7% in ...

Per Krogager appointed as new Vice President, HR at Eltel Group

Per Krogager from Denmark has been appointed as new Vice President of HR at Eltel Group. Krogager has made a career in a number of international companies in developing their organizations...

April 2014

Swedish Transport Administration renews faith in Eltel

Eltel has won a procurement contract involving operation/maintenance and contracts at Swedish Transport Administration sites throughout Sweden, in addition to Oslo and Copenhagen. ...

Stefan Lindskog new head of Eltel’s Power Distribution unit in Sweden

Stefan Lindskog has been appointed head of Eltel’s Power Distribution unit in Sweden.

March 2014

Eltel establishes a Nordic organization in Power Transmission

Eltel’s Power Transmission business joins resources between Finland, Sweden and Norway to create more synergies in the Nordic market. Mats Björkman is the new head of Power Transmission No...

Jonas Vestin appointed head of IT/IS Transformation of Eltel Group

Jonas Vestin has been appointed new head of IT/IS at Eltel Group. He has joined Eltel in April 2011 to lead the Smart Metering business unit. Prior to Eltel Vestin has an extensive experience...

February 2014

Eltel and Umoe, owner of Sønnico Tele agreed to merge telecom businesses in Norway

Eltel and Umoe, owner of Sønnico Tele AS, have signed an agreement to merge their telecom businesses in Norway. The merger will create a leading service provider with 1.200 employees and ...

Eltel announces appointments in its business units and Denmark

Eltel appoints new heads in Business Units Mobile Telecom and Homeland Security and Aviation. Dariush Rezai and Thorbjörn Sagner are appointed to new positions and members of the Group management ...

January 2014

Eltel continues to improve its performance in 2013

The preliminary results show that all the main business sectors of Eltel continued to perform as planned in 2013.

Lars Täuber new head of Eltel Fixed Telecom business in Sweden

Lars Täuber has been appointed as the new Director of the Fixed Telecom business at Eltel in Sweden. The appointment complements Eltel’s top management resources and experience in managing successful se...

Eltel wins its biggest contract to date

Eltel wins its biggest contract ever to build electricity networks in Zambia. The contract is valued at 110 million euros  and will take two years to complete from the beginning of 2014. The project consists ...