Peania, September 3 2007 – INTRAKAT further enhances its activity in the construction of Metropolitan Optical Fibre networks across the national region, after signing three new contracts of a total estimated value of 2.33 million with the municipalities of Kalamata, Rhodes and Aigeio (1.06 mil., 0.85 mil. and 0.42 mil. respectively).
The contracts involve the supply, installation and safeguard of the proper operation of the subterranean optical fibre networks infrastructure, of the infrastructure of the active telecommunications equipment and its connectivity to the network, as well as of the wireless and access network infrastructure. The total length of the metropolitan optical fibre networks measure to approximately 38.2 km (17.5 km for the Kalamata, 14 km for the Rhodes and 6.7 km for the Aigeio projects) and the works are expected to be completed by the end of 2008.
It is worth emphasizing that, by undertaking these new projects, the company further enhances its operations in the broadband infrastructure activity. Since the beginning of 2007 the company has been awarded and executes similar projects for the municipalities of Katerini, Kavala, Patras, Orestiada, Messini, Chios and N.Ionia Volos, in the framework of the Information Society Operations Program. Intrakatholdsaleadingpositionandacompetitiveadvantageinthespecificsectorduetoitslongexperience, highspecializationandstrongknow-howintheconstructionofcomplexinfrastructureprojects.
INTRAKAT was founded in 1987 and belongs to INTRACOM HOLDINGS Group of companies. Since 1999, the company holds a 6th degree contractor license from the Register of Contractor Companies, and as of November 2001 the company listed on the Athens Stock Exchange. In 2005 INTRAKAT merged by absorption with INTRAMET (steel structure company). INTRAKAT has extensive experience and advanced know-how in the fields of constructions of technical projects, steel structure and telecommunication infrastructure projects. Over the past 20 years, the company implements public and private technical projects regarding: building works, infrastructure projects, advanced technology projects and telecommunications infrastructures, industrial and energy projects, E/M installations, steel structures, natural gas distribution projects and environment projects in Greece and abroad. INTRAKAT group employs 578 people.