End of 2014
The idea to create the company was conceived by ngena founder and today’s Managing Director, Dr. Marcus Hacke.
The idea was shared for the first time amongst various telco experts during a dinner meeting on January 18, 2015.
First joint project group of employees from Deutsche Telekom and Cisco started working on the more detailed business concept and high-level technical platform design.
Initial work group was set up to initiate preparations for forming the global alliance, and to develop a business plan and the technical platform design.
ngena GmbH entity was formed.
Official external announcement at Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona with Deutsche Telekom, CenturyLink, Reliance Jio and SK Telekom as founding members, as well as Cisco as leading technology partner.
Comarch is chosen as technology partner to build ngena’s central management platform, i.e. the Business Support System (BSS) and Operating Support System (OSS).
1st Partner Summit in Frankfurt with approx. 40 participants.
ngena office is inaugurated at Hahnstr. 40 in Frankfurt am Main.
PCCW Global announced to join ngena.
50th colleague joins ngena.
Neutrona Networks announced to join ngena.
Altice officially joins ngena
We are live! ngena launches its SD-WAN-as-a-Service solution with a first set of standardized Access Designs and VPN functionalities.
Telus officially joins the ngena alliance.
First four global Hubs are live in Frankfurt, Ashburn, Hong Kong and Seoul connecting Europe, Asia and North America with a global backbone.
100th colleague joins ngena.
Expereo signs alliance partnership contract with ngena.
New office space is created at ngena’s Frankfurt headquarters, providing additional space for meeting rooms and co-working areas.
As first alliance partner, Deutsche Telekom officially launches its new global network offering for enterprises based on the ngena platform.
StarHub signs alliance partnership contract with ngena.
2nd Partner Summit in Frankfurt with approx. 60 participants.
Equinix publicly announces to join ngena as third technology partner.
KPN officially joins ngena.
A1 Telekom Austria Group joins ngena.
VEON publicly announces to join ngena.
MTN is officially announced as partner of the ngena alliance.
BT Group signs alliance partnership contract with ngena.
Insights Success Magazine features ngena as one of “The 10 Most Innovative Telecom Solution Providers 2018”.
First customers order global SD-WAN services of ngena.
Hubs #5 & 6 live in Miami and Vancouver.
Viettel joins ngena.
Sunrise Communication AG publicly announces to join ngena.
China Unicom Global publicly announces to become a new ngena alliance partner.
3rd Partner Summit in Frankfurt with over 100 participants.
ngena Founder Dr. Marcus Hacke wins the Network Transformation Award 2018 for his “Individual contribution” to the telecommunications industry.
Hub #7 live in Sao Paulo.
Retelit announces to join ngena.
Telia Company publicly announces to join the ngena alliance.
Hubs #8 - 10 live in San José, Singapore, Sydney.
Hub #11 & 12 will be live in Helsinki and Amsterdam.