NETikos Finland Oy – company of the NETikos group specialized in services, solutions and products for the Mobile Internet – acquired Finnish company Entirem Oy.
Entirem recorded €1.2 mil. of sales in 2001, boasts major client such as Sonera and Telia and has a staff of 15 professionals specialized in wireless solutions.
NETikos improves his presence in the Finnish Mobile Valley and completes its value chain with the possibility to offer professional services and a wider portfolio in the Scandinavian market, in the Baltic region and in Poland. These geographical areas have a population of 70 mil. among which 32 mil. are mobile users.
Thanks to this acquisition NETikos portfolio is enriched by application for Wireless Brokerage (eQ Online was the world’s first application of that kind!), for Press Review (News Loader it’s a service that allows downloading and offline reading of a press review), for mobile device Display Personalization (Dynamic Weather Logo allows to have updated meteorological data) and some other applications. NETikos keeps thus developing its strategy of targeted internationalisation.
The NETikos Group - headquarters in Rome, subsidiaries in Pisa, Brussels, Helsinki and Rio de Janeiro - was seeded by Telecom Italia to cope with the growing market demand for Internet and wireless solutions.
NETikos´ strategic intent is to be the one-stop-shop partner to solve all needs related to the Mobile Internet, with the goal to allow consumers and corporations to be always online and more effective through wireless applications. NETikos - € 18.8 millions revenues in 2001 - will be the leading company serving the Mobile Internet through professional services, value added solutions and innovative products. The competencies of more than 200 professionals place NETikos in the best situation to realize the convergency of the Internet and wireless solutions with 2.5 and 3G standards.