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A brief journey through the history of Frequentis

a compilation of pictures throughout the frequentis history


  • Building what the Republic of Austria needs: production of high-frequency hardening plant to overhaul crankshafts for automotive engines.


  • First air traffic control contract: installation of equipment for Austrian air traffic control at Vienna international airport.


  • Hannes Bardach joins Frequentis as managing director and becomes its owner in 1986.


  • First fully digitised voice communication system for air traffic control for Eurocontrol and the German armed forces.


  • World market leader in voice communication systems for air traffic control.


  • Start of strategic development of the Public Safety & Transport segment: police forces, fire brigades, ambulances, railways, maritime.


  • Metropolitan Police, London: integrated communication platform with more than 500 workstations, including video surveillance (integration of more than 80,000 CCTV cameras).


  • Largest maritime project in company history: country-wide delivery of a maritime communication system for the Canadian Coast Guard.


  • G7 summit in Bavaria: innovative public safety solution deployed by the Bavarian police force as the primary communication tool for their security measures.


  • Acquisition of Comsoft, Germany: competence centre for AMHS (aeronautical message handling services), AIM (aeronautical information management), surveillance technologies, and air traffic management systems.


  • Norbert Haslacher – Executive Board member since 2015 – appointed CEO in April 2018 as successor to Hannes Bardach.


  • Stock exchange listing in Austria and Germany on 14 May; issue price EUR 18.00.


  • Implementation of a management system for uncrewed drones at 18 airport towers for the Norwegian air navigation service provider Avinor.
  • Acquisition of ATRiCS, Germany: Towerpad to optimise taxiing at airports.


  • Peter Skerlan appointed CFO as successor to Sylvia Bardach.
  • Sustainability Award for Frequentis Orthogon’s Arrival Manager System: efficient management of aircraft arrivals combined with sustainability and environmental benefits.
  • Acquisition of ATC Canada: competence centre for voice and data communications in North America.
  • Acquisition of Orthogon, Germany: optimisation of air traffic with arrival and departure manager solutions.
  • Acquisition of C4i, Australia: products for military voice communications. 


  • Acquisition of Regola, Italy: command and control solutions for emergency services.


  • Monika Haselbacher appointed to the Executive Board as Chief Operating Officer (COO).
  • Digitalisation of the French railways: development of a customised Frequentis communication solution to improve performance.
  • Acquisition of FRAFOS, Germany: special firewall for enhanced cybersecurity requirements.
  • Acquisition of Frequentis Recording, Norway: recording of audio and video streams including data analysis. 




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