GlobalConnect Denmark wins major public sector agreement to deliver connectivity services across all Danish regions

  • Digital infrastructure provider, GlobalConnect Denmark wins the third consecutive public  tender for internet and data connection services for Danish SKI - Staten og  
  • Over the next five years, GlobalConnect will deliver critical connectivity to the Danish state and all Danish regions, including 48  municipalities. 

Since 2012, GlobalConnect Denmark has supplied connectivity services to the Danish public sector, and  with the new framework agreement, GlobalConnect will continue to deliver a range of services, such as  high-speed fiber connection, also adding new cloud and security services such as SD-WAN. According to  SKI, the contract has an estimated total value of 750 million DKK 

“Being given the continued responsibility to deliver our - services to all regions and municipalities in the  country is a token to our dedication, competence and wide range of top-quality end-to-end connectivity  services. We look forward to keep enabling the digitalization of Danish society. The demand for digital  services continues to grow and the need for safe, robust and high-speed internet across society has never  been more apparent than it is today,” says Louise Hahn, CEO GlobalConnect Denmark. 

The contract is geographically divided into four partial agreements, and GlobalConnect has been chosen  as vendor for all four. As a result, GlobalConnect Denmark will be delivering connectivity to the public  sector in all regions of the country, including a total of 48 municipalities. The new agreement is a five-year  joint public agreement with the possibility of two one-year extensions and is effective from October 1,  2021. 

About SKI 

SKI is a central purchasing organization which conducts procurement processes on behalf of public and  semi-public sector organizations in Denmark. SKI's vision is to be the leading competence centre for  administering public procurement and purchasing processes in Denmark. SKI is 100% owned by the  central and regional governments of Denmark. 

About GlobalConnect Group 

GlobalConnect Group is a leading provider of digital infrastructure and data communication in Northern  Europe. The Group supplies end-to-end solutions across its own infrastructure consisting of 85,500  kilometers of fiber network and 27,000 square kilometers of data center space in Denmark, Norway,  Sweden, Germany and Finland. 

GlobalConnect has approximately 1,600 employees and 30,000 B2B customers and has connected  350,000 private households to a high-capacity fiber network. 

GlobalConnect Group is the result of recent mergers between Broadnet, GlobalConnect and IP-Only. In  the B2C segment, the Group operates under the brands IP-Only, Homenet and OneFiber, while it is known  as GlobalConnect in the B2B segment across all markets. GlobalConnect Group is owned by EQT, one of  Europe’s largest infrastructure investors.

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