More than 70 years of innovation

Our history almost goes back to the evolution of Portuguese telecommunications

More than 70 years of innovation
in telecommunications

 

Our History

The origin of Altice Labs dates back to 1950 when an engineering team was created to internally develop the most advanced telecommunications technology of the time. RDI capabilities supported by a structured Innovation process have been extended with a dynamic ecosystem of partners, industry, and universities in Europe, with the goal of turning knowledge into value in the final form of innovative products and services.

Our History

Altice Labs origin date back to 1950, when an engineering team was created to internally develop the most advanced telecommunications technology of the time. From then on, RDI capabilities were extended with a dynamic ecosystem of partners, industry, and universities in Europe, with the goal of transforming knowledge into value in the final form of innovative products and services.

The evolution of Portuguese’s Telecommunications Sector

Timeline

GECA

GECA

GECA (Study Group for Automatic Switching) was created in 1950 with the challenge of developing in Portugal the most advanced telecommunications technology.

50's / 60's

Analogue Switching

Automatic Switching

Analogue and automatic Switching

Portugal becomes the first country with a fully automated telephone network

70's / 80's

Eletronics; Digital Transmission and Switching; Network Management Systems