The company was created out of the merger between Telekom Austria and mobilkom austria in July 2010. A1 Telekom Austria offers convergent communication solutions. The product portfolio includes fixed line and mobile telephony, internet, IT services, IPTV, wholesale services as well as mobile payment solutions. It offers products under the brands A1, Bob and Yesss! as well as Red Bull MOBILE (co-operation with Red Bull). A1 is part of the A1 Telekom Austria Group – a leading telecom provider capturing the market in CEE region. The A1 Telekom Austria Group has international operations in eight CEE countries.
Marcus Grausam is (interim) CEO since Oct 16, 2017. Marcus Grausam, born in Upper Austria in 1968, studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Vienna. After a few years as research assistant at the TU Vienna, Marcus Grausam started his career at mobilkom austria in 1998 as a sub-project leader for the introduction of a billing system. In 2006 he took over the area “Operation & Maintenance”.
In 2010, Marcus Grausam joined A1 Telekom Austria as Head of Operations. In this position he was responsible for the quality and stability of networks and services, management of the billing system, applications and data center topics, as well as housing, hosting, operating customer networks and information security.
Since October 2012, Marcus Grausam took over the position of the CTO at A1, where he made important progresses for the technological future of Austria, including the extension of the fiber network, as well as introducing new technologies such as 4G, 5G or vectoring. As of October 16, 2017, Marcus Grausam took over the function of interim CEO of A1 Austria.
The product portfolio includes fixed line and mobile telephony, internet, IT services, IPTV, wholesale services as well as mobile payment solutions.