- Why Melita
Melita is Malta’s leading provider of next generation broadband, fixed and wireless connectivity services. We also own and operate Malta’s only purpose-built data centre facility.
Through an advanced converged nationwide network, we serve the growing telecommunication needs of small and large businesses, and lead the way in the fibre internet TV and mobile consumer markets. We provide high-quality international connectivity to the island’s business sector, through redundant submarine fibre cables and Milan-based peering capabilities.
Chief Executive Officer
Harald Rösch joined Melita in April 2016. Previously he was CEO of Blizoo (largest cable operator in Bulgaria), CEO of Kabel Baden-Württemberg (3rd cable operator in Germany), CEO of HanseNet (number 4 broadband operator in Germany) and head of the Internet division of Telecom Italia. He also worked for 6 years at McKinsey&Co and held several Board positions including Sky Deutschland, United Digital Group, Internetstores and Seat Pagine Gialle. Harald holds an MBA from INSEAD.
Chief Financial Officer
Randolph Said joined Melita in 1998 and was promoted to Group CFO in 2018. During his financial career with Melita Randolph has held many roles across all major areas of finance including risk management, M&A and financing as well as contributing to strategy development for the group. In addition to his experience at Melita, Randolph has worked within financial management in the retail, manufacturing, hospitality and entertainment industries.
Randolph is a qualified accountant and a member of both the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Malta institute of Accountants.
Chief Technology Officer
Simon Montanaro joined Melita at its inception in 1991 and was promoted to the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in 2009. In his role, Simon leads the day to day management of Melita’s physical network, technical support and ICT platforms, as well as leading the strategic development and deployment of Melita’s fast evolving technology capabilities and service portfolio. Simon holds a Diploma in Management from Henley Management College and is a Fellow of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE).
Founded in 1994, when it was one of the first PE companies in Northern Europe, today EQT is a leading investment firm with more than €61 billion in raised capital and around €40 billion in assets. EQT funds have portfolio companies across the world with sales of over €19 billion. EQT works with portfolio companies to achieve sustainable growth, operational excellence and market leadership, achieved via a strong focus on digital transformation.
5G mobile network launched nationwide
The Melita Foundation allocates over €50,000 to environmental projects
The Foundation for Human Resources awards Quality Mark to Melita2021
The Melita Foundation pledges €150,000 during first year
melita.io starts building LoRaWAN network in Germany
Melita invests in HandsOn Systems for IoT solutions
Melita announces carbon neutral by 2023 target and begins roll out of electric vehicles
MIOT incorporated in Germany
The Melita Foundation launched with €500,000 funding2020
Melita Italia joins forces with Enel Energia to offer one-stop utilities In Italy
Melita launches second Data Centre site
1,000 Mbps gigabit internet available nationwide
Cloud Connect services launched in partnership with Telia Carrier
Direct denial of Service (DDoS) mitigation services provided through CenturyLink
4.5G mobile network activated across all of Malta
Melita acquires business telecom specialist, Ozone.2019
Launch of the most advanced - 5G ready - 4.5G mobile network
Melita Data Centre awarded ISO 27001 certification
Narrow band IoT (NB-IoT) fully enabled2018
Launch of gigabit internet in key business areas
Implementation of fully redundant, high capacity ring circuit connecting Malta to mainland Europe2017
Launch of Customer Service Promises covering installation, repair, care and internet speed guarantee.2016
MelitaWiFi enabled across Malta and Gozo, giving Melita customers free WiFi access.
Connection to Tier 1 Telia Sonera connectivity partner
Minimum broadband internet is now 30 Mbps for all Melita internet customers
New billing system AMDOCS is introduced, giving customers better overview on their services and spend2014
TV Everywhere launched, enabling customers to access TV services via their mobile devices.
Launch of MelitaWiFi, free WIFi all Melita Mobile and Fibre Power customers
Launch of 250 Mbps broadband internet
The purpose-built Melita Data Centre opens2013
Melita connects its internet customers directly to tier 1 operator LEVEL 3 in Milan
Launch of Video OnDemand HD2012
Launch of Fibre Power broadband internet with speeds of up to 100 Mbps
Launch of Video OnDemand HD2011
Melita launches HDTV and PVR services2010
Melita Mobile 3G network inaugurated
Undersea fibre link to mainland Europe built, providing Malta broadband connectivity to Europe and beyond.2009
Melita launches fixed telephony services2006
Melita introduces digital TV to Malta2005
Melita launches internet services2000
Melita Cable TV services launched1992
With more than 25 years-experience in telecommunications we offer the best solutions for your businesses telecommunications needs, from the simplest mobile phone connection for an employee through multi-line telephony to direct fibre internet and WiFi for your premises. Take your business with connectivity packages for the M2M and IoT world offered by melita.io, or browse the Melita Data Centre site to discover our full suite of secure and tailor-made colocation solutions.