Inteno Group is a Swedish company with more than 25 years of experience in the broadband- and telecommunication sector. Together with our subsidiaries we are developing and investing in access products for the fast-growing fiber to the home market as well as the market for hardware independent software for customer premises equipment (CPE). With our work in forums and standardization bodies we promote the open platform approach. Our subsidiaries support our customers in tailoring the product and system offerings to customer specific needs.
Founded: 1991 Headquarters: Stockholm (Sweden) and Eindhoven (The Netherlands) Offices: Oslo (Norway), Vaasa (Finland), Copenhagen (Denmark), Mechelen (Belgium), Bonn (Germany) CEO: Gerlas van den Hoven
Genexis offers user friendly and easy to install fiber speed Customer Premises Equipment. The products are based on market leading technology, are full managed and by a patented design making it easy to install and upgrade as new technology becomes available. Our customers are typically European service providers and network owners with focus on fiber speed connectivity whom we support from our local operating companies around Europe.
Founded: 2017 Headquarters: Stockholm (Sweden) CEO: Joakim Bennerholt
IOPSYS is the company behind IOPSYSWRT, an open source-based hardware independent software for customer premises equipment, enabling for next generation service offerings independently across CPE platforms. IOPSYSWRT will reduce total cost of ownership, enable for value ad applications and drive standardization improving the overall industry for CPE software. The customers are service providers and equipment manufacturers within broadband and IoT, believing in the open source approach.
Inteno Group is headquartered in Stockholm with operations through subsidiaries in Europe, including two main distribution hubs.
The innovation centers are located in Stockholm, Eindhoven and Mechelen including; hardware and software development, industrial and user experience design, digital and analog circuitry, software development and architecture, cloud and management development.
Test and verification is also conducted in Stockholm and Eindhoven, with technical support from the local offices. This includes automated software testing, heat chamber, long time reliability test, advanced WiFi and silent room testing.
The group has technology scale-up in India and Poland (R&D).
30 years of sustainable business
In 2021, Inteno Group celebrates 30 years of business. Below we share important milestones in our journey becoming one of Europe’s leading companies in fiber-speed CPE products and hardware independent software platforms, all enabling added value for operators, network owners and service providers.
Elltepé Kabel & Satellit AB is founded. The business model is to become a leading Swedish distributor of CATV-products within the cable and satellite TV market.
The company promotes C-COR and later on Philips CATV amplifiers and fiber optic Head-End and fiber nodes as well as parabolic antennas and receivers for the DTH market.
The company establishes a cooperation with Coresma regarding the development of a cable modem platform.
Breakthrough with a new cable modem platform including CMTS and CM with customers such as Telia, Tele2, Com hem and Telenor.
To emphasize its focus on the broadband market the company changes its name to Elltepé Broadband Technology AB.
Elltepé Broadband Technology AB is acquired by KAMIC Group.
A long time partnership regarding development and production of CPE products with Xavi Technology in Taiwan begins.
Breakthrough deal with Bredbandsbolaget (Telenor) regarding development and deployment of ADSL2+ CPE’s increasing the bandwidth increasing from 0.5Mb/s to 28Mb/s.
Breakthrough deal with Telia regarding fiber and ethernet termination products for the FTTH and open access networks market.
A new CPE product portfolio is launched. The products are based on a new technology from Broadcom. FTTH products get more focus in the product portfolio and the well-known products FG101 and XG6746 are launched. The company decides to expand in the Nordic region and a new era in the company’s history starts. The company acquires Inteno Communication in Norway and changes its name to Inteno Broadband Technology AB.
The company expands to Finland through the acquisition of NetMedia Oy.
The company establishes itself in Denmark through the acquisition of Telco Systems A/S, and markets the company internationally with a stand at CeBit in Hannover, Germany, which was the world’s largest expo within information technology.
The international marketing continues with a stand at FTTH council in Copenhagen, Denmark. Skylane Optics´ SFP and XFP modules are introduced in the Nordic market.
The company develops CPE products on a range of chipsets and decides to invest in the development of a new hardware independent software platform based on OpenWrt. This platform is today known as IOPSYSWRT.
To complement IOPSYS operating system with a real-time management platform, the company acquires Cloud Friends BVBA, who develops the CloudSight product. The company launches IOPSYS and CloudSight on its residential gateway products and continues to invest in the development.
Inteno is established as a market-leading Nordic broadband and telecommunications group with a broad product portfolio within CPE and software platforms.
The company launches IOPSYSWRT to third party as a hardware-independent operating system for CPE products. Target customers are operators, ODMs and OEMs.
Accent Equity acquires Inteno Broadband Technology AB with subsidiaries and establishes Inteno Group AB as the parent company of the group.
In order to enable the software platform IOPSYS to develop into a world-leading software product, IOPSYS Software Solutions AB is established as a subsidiary of Inteno Group. IOSPYS continues to invest in the operating system named IOPSYSWRT.
Inteno Broadband Technology AB expands to central Europe through the acquisition of Genexis Group based in the Netherlands. Inteno merges its product division with Genexis and creates a PAN-European product company within CPE, FTTH and WiFi. The company changes its name to Genexis.
IOPSYS Software Solutions AB gets its first major deal by BT selecting IOPSYSWRT as a software platform for its future broadband products.
Genexis has established itself as a market leader in CPE products with focus on the growing fiber and WiFi market in Europe.
IOPSYS is becoming market leader in open software platforms for the gateway and IoT industry and influences innovation and standardization through its participation in Prpl, BBF and WiFi alliance.
Inteno Group has now more then 150 employees in nine European countries. Software scale-up partners in Poland, Tunisia and India. Product manufacturing with close partners in Asia. To further improve the service providers ability to offer the best possible broadband connectivity experience the group accelerates its investments in software and product development.
Our majority shareholder
Inteno Group is a part of Accent Equity.
The Accent investment funds started in 1994. Since then, Accent has invested in more than 80 companies.
Accent identifies investment opportunities where the funds can serve as catalysts for change. The ambition is to transform the portfolio companies into Nordic, European or global market leaders through sustainable improvements in operations as well as strategic positioning.
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