The history of «Datagroup» has started in 2000 from the moment of the creation of «Datacom» company, a year later the satellite operator «Datasat» and the telecommunications operator «Crocus-Telecom» started their work. All three companies were united in 2003 under the common brand «Datagroup». Alexander Danchenko became the head of the company and worked as the General Director until the end of October 2014.
Due the election of a people’s deputy of Ukraine of the eighth convocation, Aleksander Danchenko left the company. He was awarded with the status of Honorary President of the company. Now the General Director of «Datagroup» is Maxim Smelyanets.
It is worth noting that this is the first and only one personnel change in the structure of the top management of the company since its foundation. 19 people work in «Datagroup» since 2000; half of them are in managerial positions.
The basis of the «Datagroup» work is its technical infrastructure. It was installed 180 VSAT, 49 units were installed on a Frame Relay network and data transfer rate was 2 Mbit / s at the moment of the incorporation of united company «Datagroup» in 2003. In 2004, the company’s specialists install the equipment DirectWay 6000 produced by the American company Hughes, which has made a revolution at the market of VSAT technology. The construction of DWDM network began in 2005.
In 2015, «Datagroup» owns and serves one of the largest telecommunications infrastructures in Ukraine. The total length of the DWDM network is 11,067 km, the fiber-optic line is 7946 km. The company has its own international units in Frankfurt, Krakow, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Amsterdam, Almaty, Beijing, Hong Kong. The network capacity is: westbound 500GB, in eastern and southern direction 1,2 Tb, in Europe 300GB, in Russia 400GB. In 2014 «Datagroup» has completed the construction of the transcontinental line between Europe and Asia with the joints in Germany, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, South Korea, China, PRC. The total length of the route is 7700 km.
«Datagroup» is a leader in three of the four market segments: 46.5% of the data transmission, 34% of international traffic transit, 88% of satellite connection. Throughout the years, the company shows the trend in a constant growth of financial indicators: income and EBITDA.