KBI Hellas was incorporated and licensed by EETT (National Telecommunications Committee) in Greece in 1999 and it has already become the dominant satellite communications player in the Balkans and Middle East, while it is now making major inroads into Africa. In addition, KBI Hellas is one of the largest service providers in fiber, satellite and wireless communication solutions in East and Southern Europe. The company has excellent telecom infrastructure in a wholly owned, modern facility in Athens and employs fully trained and expert personnel; furthermore, it is strategically interconnected to several international and local telephony providers. KBI Hellas provides satellite communications and network services, packaged together with redundancy, 24/7 technical support and is able to design and supply best of breed solutions, hardware included, aiming to always be at the forefront of technology and service provision.
The core activities of KBI Hellas are Teleport Facilities - Collocation Services; Internet Access Services; Voice Connectivity; Satellite segment; Satellite Networking Services; Fiber Connectivity; and Special Projects. In this context, KBI Hellas undertakes to offer, through the use of satellite technology, flexible and efficient solutions capable of satisfying specific customer demands; to provide its customers with the necessary satellite capacity and operating rights; and to install, commission, support and maintain the entire required infrastructure, offering a stable, robust and uninterrupted service to its customers.
The core clientele includes almost the entire banking system in Greece and the Balkans; the major ISPs and voice carriers in the Balkans, Middle East and Africa including PTT’s (Yemen MOT); most of the Greek corporations with international activity; and the Greek State, with a special mention amongst the government sectors to the Greek Armed Forces, that are interconnected via satellite with peace keeping troops in Afghanistan. Moreover, KBI Hellas serves over 2,000 SOHO users and over 30,000 one‐way DVB users (in Europe and Middle East), for a total turnover of around €10M yearly. Finally, KBI Hellas was assigned project DORY, which is a Greek public sector project of connecting thirteen (13) ministries to 1,700 remote (fixed and mobile) sites. DORY is one of the biggest European satellite projects of the last decade with a total budget of €9M.