Cibicom has been with us since 1925

The story of Cibicom as an organization begins with the first radio broadcasts in Denmark.

 

 

1854   The Telegraph service is established in connection with the first Danish telegraph line from Helsingør over Copenhagen and finally in Altona (Danish until 1864).
     
1902   Blaavand Lighthouse is equipped with the first coastal radio system (powered by the Navy)
     
1907   First wireless telephony is conducted from Lyngby Radio in Gladsaxe, by Peter L. Jensen. P. O. Pedersen and Valdemar Poulsen have set up Lyngby Radio as a private radio trial station.
     
1908   OXA is set up by the Navy as the naval radio station, but it gets the same connection to the Danish telegraph and can be used by private ships.
     
1917   The Telegraph service acquires Blåvand Radio at the same time as the acquisition of Lyngby Radio. The Telegraph service takes over all technical work on wireless communication in Denmark as a result of the Telecommunications Act of 1907.
     
1923   The first Radiophony trial for "Denmark's Radio Club" is carried out by Lyngby Radio by the telegraph service with a Lorenz bow transmitter, normally used for telephony to Bornholm.
     
1925   The state radiophony broadcasts for the first time on April 1 with the soul Chamber singer Emil Holm in the lead.
    And with the creation of Radio Service under the Post & Telegraph service, the foundation of Cibicom was a reality.
     
1927   The two governmental organizations - the Postal Service and the Telegraph Service are merged into one entity, the P&T (Post & Telegrafvæsnet).
     
1948   The danish actress Lily Broberg presents Denmark's first television show during a major television show in Tivoli, visited by more than 100,000 Danes.
     
1950   Statsradiofonien gets its own technical department. This will take over the engineers who were previously employed by P&T.
The transmission up to the transmitters and their operation is still handled by P&T Radioteknisk Service.
     
1951   The radio uses FM broadcasting technology and receives two radio channels: Program 1 and 2.
     
1955   The Gladsaxe transmitter is inaugurated with ministerial speech, and most of Zealand can now watch TV.
At the end of the year the TV broadcast mast on Fyn is also ready.
     
1956   The television station Søsterhøj at Aarhus is inaugurated.
     
1957   Southern Jutland gets its own Rangstrup transmitter.
     
1958   A TV broadcaster opens at Aalborg and Holstebro
     
1959   Statsradiofonien changes its name to Denmark's Radio (later DR). The penultimate TV broadcast mast is ready at Næstved.
     
1960   Bornholm gets a television broadcast mast, and thus the whole country is covered by television.
     
1987   The Post & Telegraph service is closed down and its telephone services, including international telephony, are transferred to the State Telecommunications Service.
     
1988   TV2 will be airing in Denmark on October 1 as a partly commercial-financed public service competitor for Denmark's Radio. A brand new television network is being built for this purpose.
     
1990   The State Telecommunications Service changes its name to Telecom A/S.
    At the end of the year, the parliament decides to establish Tele Denmark and P & T's broadcast organization becomes a branch in Tele Denmark.
     
1998   Tele Danmark (TDC) is sold to Ameritech and the broadcast organization is separated into an independent company BSD (Broadcast Service Denmark) located in Taastrup, which is jointly owned by DR and TV2.
     
2009   BSD establishes a new nationwide digital television network and the analogue TV signal is closed in Denmark.
     
2010   Teracom Group AB acquires Broadcast Service Danmark A/S, including all masts, properties and fiber networks of DR and TV2
     
2015   Teracom A/S wins the task of digitizing the Coastal Radio (formerly Lyngby Radio) and takes over the technical operation and monitoring of the emergency radio system for the Danish territorial sea.
     
2017   Through its subsidiary Digital Radio Teracom A/S, Teracom wins the rights to establish and operate a new nationwide commercial digital radio network - called DAB block 1 - which broadcasts in the new DAB+ format.
The company will be renamed Digital Radio Cibicom A/S in 2018.
     
2018   Teracom establishes the first national IoT network in Denmark based on LoRaWAN technology, using its 35 high transmitters.
Teracom A/S in Denmark is sold at the end of the year to Agilitas (UK) and changes its name to Cibicom A/S.
     
2019  

Cibicom A/S purchases Relacom's Danish activities at the beginning of the year.
The company becomes a 100% owned subsidiary of Cibicom A/S named Cibicom Services A/S.  

     
2020  

Cibicom upgrades the nationwide digital television network to the DVB-T2 standard and make room for the 5G mobile network on 700 MHz frequency band. The intire upgrade operation is done in less that 24 hours.
Cibicom A/S aquires norwegian ICE Group's danish business ICE Danmark - also known as Net1 - and its national 450MHz based 4G mobile network.  
The new company continues under the name Cibicom Mobility.