iconec join the international operating ALTEN Group

iconec, iconec services and expond, hereafter referred to as iconec, join the international operating ALTEN Group

ALTEN Group, one of the leading international engineering and IT services companies, acquires iconec to expand its Germany-based digital Telecommunication and IT services portfolio.

As a specialist in Telecommunications, IT as well as Automotive, iconec with its more than 250 employees is a strategically important digitalization partner for big players in the market and therefore a significant opportunity for ALTEN to further enlarge its foothold.

ALTEN Group, the international Engineering, and IT Services company, is also established as a major player and preferred supplier in engineering and technology consulting – offering its high-end client’s expertise within a wide range of sectors, from automotive, aeronautics, space, life sciences, rail, naval, finance & insurance to IT & telecommunications.

Based on shared, but also complementary expertise, set of values and building on their excellent reputations, ALTEN and iconec see a significant opportunity to jointly strengthen their presence in Europe and expand their positioning in the digital Telecommunication services, Automotive and IT market.

Consequently, iconec joined the ALTEN Group on the 22nd of December 2022.

Joint Business Power & New Opportunities for years to come

The alliance is a foundation for the organization’s long-term outlook and success. Operating within a large, international, and successful framework allows iconec to offer their expertise to an even broader client base. iconec will gain access to a larger market as well as new projects with customers who have digital transformation plans in Mobile Networks, (e.g., 5G, Wi-Fi technology), Connected Car, Enterprise Campus Networks and many more. This step is also a worthwhile development for all employees, as it brings new career and growth opportunities, offers professional mobility within the Group, and other benefits as well as an exciting and secure professional future.

iconec with its 250 employees will become a sister company in Germany within the ALTEN group and will continue to operate as a legally independent company.

Olav Liebing, Thomas Neukam, Matthias Goltz
Founding members from left to right: Olav Liebing, Thomas Neukam, Matthias Goltz


Founded in 1988, ALTEN supports its clients’ development strategies in the areas of innovation, R&D and technological information systems. ALTEN works with major players in the aerospace, defence and marine, security, automotive, rail, energy, life sciences, finance, retail, telecommunications, and services sectors. ALTEN Group employs more than 52,000 people in over 30 countries, 88% of whom are engineers. Its turnover in 2021 was € 2,93 billion, 2022 figures will be published in February 2023.

In Germany, ALTEN employs 3.200 employees and supports companies in their development strategy in the fields of innovation, R&D and information systems. The Group has a network of 20 sites throughout the country to develop agile and efficient solutions closer to its clients. Its expertise in engineering and digital enables it to cover the whole product development cycle in business sectors such as automotive, aerospace but also life sciences and other industries. ALTEN’s business can also rely on the service offerings of its specialized subsidiaries, focusing on project management and customer support engineering.

For more information, please visit www.alten.com / www.alten-germany.de.

About iconec

iconec (International Communication Network Consulting) GmbH, based in Schwabach, Germany, is a pan-European service provider in the fields of: IT, Telecommunications and Automotive. Its service portfolio includes competent technology consulting (software & hardware development), as well as support in planning, setting up, commissioning, and maintaining IT and telecommunications infrastructure facilities.

iconec was founded in 2002 to provide customers with professional and cost-efficient technical support and telecommunication solutions. iconec’s many years of experience in the implementation and operation of vendor-independent telecommunication solutions cover the entire end-to-end chain from advising the customer on the selection of the right components and architecture, planning, and preparing the technical implementation, installation, configuration and integration into the customer-specific infrastructure and use cases, and 24/7 operation of these customized customer networks.

More than 250 experts work across DACH region and Romania to better serve their customers. Professional services to network operators and network equipment suppliers have been provided for more than 20 years. Nowadays, iconec’s expertise in the field of private/corporate networks, is also provided by using their extraordinary Know-how as well as tools for planning and optimizing professional private networks.

For more information, please visit www.iconec.com / www.iconec-campusnetze.com.