IoT/ ICT providers

COSMOTE is a member of OTE Group and a member of Deutsche Telekom Group (since March/09). It was commercially launched in April/98 and within a short period of time COSMOTE succeeded in becoming the leading provider of mobile telecommunications services in Greece. Today COSMOTE accounts for more than 50% of the Greek subscribers’ base -exceeding 8 million (Q2/2018) – which together with its subsidiaries in the SE Europe (Romania and Albania), forms one of the leading telecommunications groups, with more than 22,000 employees. COSMOTE holds the leading market position in Greece since 2001, having an impressive record of very important firsts in Greek and/or European Market: (a) HSDPA (June/06), (b) HSPA+ (May/09), (c) MBB at 28.8 Mbps (Mar/10), (d) MBB at 42.2 Mbps (adopting HSPA+ Dual Carrier) in real network conditions (May/10), (e) demonstrated speeds of 100 Mbps (DL)/45 Mbps (UL) using commercial LTE terminals, (f) 4G/LTE services (Nov/12), (g) 4G+/LTE-A services with speeds above 300Mbps (Feb/15) and 500Mbps (Dec/16). In addition, COSMOTE supports and has committed to participate in the 5G pilot to be conducted in the Municipality of Zografou, Athens.

OTE Group is the largest telecommunications provider in the Greek market and one of the leading telecom groups in SE Europe, offering a full range of telecommunications services: from fixed-line and mobile telephony, broadband services, to pay television and ICT solutions. In addition to its core telecommunications activities, the Group is also involved in maritime communications, real-estate and professional training.

The OTE Group is a pioneer in technological advances and by far the largest investor in telecommunications infrastructure in Greece. During 2018, the OTE Group participates in 25 innovative funded R&D EU projects, in various technological areas; with active participation in the 5G-PPP ones (4 x Phase 1, 7 x Phase II and 3 x Phase 3). By participating in R&D projects, the OTE Group is expected to boost its technological excellence and upgrade the services provided to its customers, as it gains expertise in cutting-edge technologies from the early stages of their

development and it actively participates in shaping future technology solutions, market applications and innovative business models.