Profile: Partner Communications Company Ltd (PTNR.OQ)
Partner Communications Company Ltd., incorporated on September 29, 1997, is a telecommunications company. The Company is engaged in the business of cellular telephony, provided on its second generation (2G), third generation (3G) and fourth generation (4G) networks. The Company is engaged in providing a range of cellular and fixed-line telecommunication services. The Company operates through two segments: cellular segment and fixed-line segment. The Company offers its subscribers a range of products and services to address their communications needs, as well as a range of tariff plans. The Company's products and services are marketed under the Partner brand.
The Company's cellular business segment includes basic cellular telephony services, text messaging, data, airtime, interconnect, roaming, content services and other value added services. The Company's services are provided over its cellular network, including wholesale services to other operators, as well as equipment and device sales. As of December 31, 2015, the Company had approximately 2,718 thousand cellular subscribers. The Company's basic offer includes cellular telephony services, text messaging, data, airtime, interconnect, roaming, international dialing, voice mail, call waiting, call forwarding, caller identification, conference calling, short message services (SMS), network services (such as virtual private network (VPN) and funtone), fax transmission, mobile broadband and other services as a mobile portal of content services and applications. Its services are provided over its cellular network, including wholesale services to other operators, as well as equipment and device sales. In addition to standard mobile value-added services, it offers a range of value-added services, including various content services, 4G television video content, a range of television and music applications, backup and synchronizing services, and vehicle fleet management. It offers its customers roaming services abroad. It offers data only packages, as well as packages that combine calls, data and SMS. The equipment and devices sales in the cellular segment include sales of cellular handsets, cellular modems, tablets, laptops and related accessories, as well as handset maintenance and spare parts through the Company's repair services and labs. It also sells a range of digital audio visual equipment, including televisions, digital cameras, games consoles, media streamers, earphones and other related equipment.
The fixed-line segment includes a range of services provided over fixed-line networks, including Internet service provider (ISP) services that provide access to the Internet (both infrastructure and ISP services), business information storage in a data center and cloud services. The Company also provides wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) networks, including certain value added services, and fixed-line voice communication services provided through voice over broadband (VOB), and session initiation protocol (SIP) voice trunks; transmission services and primary rate interface (PRI), and international long distance (ILD) services, outgoing and incoming international telephony, hubbing, roaming and signaling and calling card services. In addition, the fixed-line segment includes sales of related equipment. It offers additional value added services, such as anti-virus and anti-spam filtering. It also offers a bundled package that includes infrastructure and ISP services. It offers international telephony services, including direct international dialing services, international and domestic pre-paid and post-paid calling cards, and call-back services. It offers its business customers international toll-free numbers that offer fixed rates on calls from anywhere in the world.
The Company provides fixed-line transmission and data capacity services. The Company's fixed-line capacity also includes capacity, which it leases from other fixed-line telecommunications service providers, as well as inland fiber optic infrastructure and complimentary microwave radio links. It offers services, including primarily connectivity services, on Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) transmission network. The VOB service allows business and residential customers to make and receive telephone calls over the Internet through an Internet connection. In addition to standard fixed-line value-added services, it offers a range of value-added services that include defense and security services for the computer and e-mail that include parental monitoring control, firewall, Web hosting, anti-virus and site filtering based on the customer's restriction definition, and other value added Internet services, including hosting, cloud-based hosted services and virtual switchboard. Equipment and devices sales in the fixed line segment include sale of landline phones, modems, domestic routers, servers, smartboxes and related equipment, media streamers, WI-FI-only tablets and other telecommunications and audio-visual devices and accessories to fixed-line segment customers.
The Company competes with Palestine Telecommunication Co. Ltd., Golan Telecom International Ltd., Bezeq-The Israel Telecommunication Corp., Ltd., Cellcom Israel Ltd., Xphone 018 Ltd., Telzar International Telecommunication Service Ltd, Home Cellular Ltd., Hashikma N.G.N International Communications 015 Ltd., Hashikma Communications Marketing Ltd., Xfone, Pelephone Communications Ltd., Altice Group and Israel Broadband Company.
Partner Communications Company Ltd
8 Amal Street, Afeq Industrial
P.O. Box 435
ROSH HA'AYIN 4809229