ConneXion 20 Years Anniversary

We would like to thank you, our global customer base for your trust and loyalty during this time and we look forward to the next 20 years with you. 20 years seems like a long time, but for a company, does turning 20 mean we are old, or still quite youthful? Discover below, how we got to where we are today and where we plan to go in the future.

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Company today

Comfone’s current strategy was developed in 2010 and has transformed the company into what it is today, a lean, financially stable organisation delivering a simplified roaming solution with guaranteed Swiss precision. Looking to the future, Comfone plans to continue to grow organically at a steady rate meanwhile, extending the offering beyond pure roaming services.

20

Years

50

Apps

100

Employees

540

Customers

20 years of Comfone

Comfone has been a major contributor to the evolution and innovation of roaming services since 1991. See below for a chronological overview of the major company milestones

2015 - 2016

  • ROCCO survey results rated Comfone’s FC and DC services as the best worldwide for two consecutive years
  • Hawkeye was launched in 2015 offering sophisticated surveillance features on all signalling layers
  • 2015 saw the launch of a new Discount Agreements Solution
  • Comfone reached the milestone of 500 customers worldwide in 2015

2012 - 2014

  • In 2013 the Key2roam Hub was rated the best hub worldwide based on ROCCO survey results
  • visROAM, the innovative Roaming Visualization tool was launched in 2013
  • Pulse – Comfone’s online business portal went live in 2012!

2009 - 2011

  • Comfone’s first ConneXion event took place in 2011 hosting around 50 participants
  • 2010 saw the launch of Data Roaming over the Key2roam Hub
  • In 2009 Comfone launched a brand new corporate identity and logo

2002 - 2004

  • Comfone launches the world’s first GSM Hub, Key2roam Hub
  • GRX was launched in 2003, offering the highest grade of availability and security
  • Signalling Access over Internet (SAoI), an innovative solution was launched in 2002

2000 - 2001

  • In 2001 Comfone launched WeRoam, the world’s first WiFi Roaming Hub
  • Comfone became a privately owned company in the year 2000, headed by Walter Heutschi, Géraldine Philippe and Toni Stadelmann

1997

  • Comfone launched a first class Swiss Financial Clearing service in 1997
  • Comfone launched a first class Swiss Data Clearing service in 1997
  • In 1997, Comfone pioneered the first international signalling and roaming hub - GCS
  • Comfone was founded after a joint venture between Swiss Telecom PTT and Vodafone was formed

1991 - 1992

  • In 1992 the first commercial roaming agreement was signed
  • The very first GSM roaming trial was successfully completed in 1991, between Swiss Telecom PTT, Vodafone, Telecom Italy and France Telecom


What our customers say

Our gratitude goes to the extensive support we are receiving from Comfone's Key2roam team. Their dedication to extending our reach to many countries is seamless

Dilgent Mmbaga, Roaming & International

Comfone's DC & FC services have brought a year full of "zen" with everything being handled superbly by Comfon'es Teams…and a Pulse Platform receieving constant innovations. Bravo!

Laeticia Nicolas, IR Manager

Co-operating with the Comfone team during the Clearing migration was great! All issues on both sides were solved quickly and professionally

Przemyslaw Blaszczyk, TADIG expert

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