At Melita we help people stay connected with the most technologically advanced telecommunication services around, whether it’s gigabit internet, our 4.5G mobile network, which is so forward-looking that it’s 5G ready, or our seamless WiFi mesh network. We take pride in connecting you to everything and everyone through high speed Internet, High-Definition Digital Television, Fixed Telephony and 4.5G Mobile.
We provide smart solutions for business, combining the most powerful internet network in Europe with the most advanced mobile network to enable IoT capabilities. Our purpose-built Data Centre provides high security, cloud services and connectivity whilst our dedicated support teams and our fully redundant international links keep your business running.
We started back in 1992, and today we set the standard for digital technologies in Malta and provide services to more than 75% of Maltese households.
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 Member of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE).
Apax Partners is a leading private equity firm in European countries. With more than 40 years of experience, Apax Partners provides long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. Funds managed and advised by Apax Partners exceed €2.4 billion. These funds invest in fast-growing middle-market companies across four sectors of specialisation. Current portfolio companies include:
TMT: Altran, Cabovisão and ONI, Gfi Informatique, Melita, and Vocalcom
Retail & Consumer: ALAIN AFFLELOU, Europe Snacks, Groupe Royer and THOM Europe (Histoire d’Or, Marc Orian and TrésOr)
Healthcare: Amplitude Surgical, Capio and Unilabs
Business & Financial Services: Groupe INSEEC, SK FireSafety and TEXA
Fortino Capital is a Brussels-based investment company, co-founded by Duco Sickinghe, Renaat Berckmoes and Baudouin Jolly, which focuses on private equity and venture capital. Combining strong management backgrounds, extensive global networks and leading success in innovation, Fortino Capital supports the management of its portfolio companies from a strategic, operational and commercial perspective.
Melita expands to Italy with the launch of Melita Italia
GigaPower, 1000 Mbps gigabit internet, available nationwide
4.5G mobile network available for all customers, across Malta2019
All Flexi Bundle internet customers upgraded to minimum 250 Mbps
StellarWiFi, smart home WiFi in partnership with Plume, launched
Launch of the most advanced 4.5G mobile network
Melita Data Centre awarded ISO 27001 certification
Melita and Go launch TSN – Total Sports Network – 8 HD channels of premium sports
Narrow band IoT fully enabled
Melita produces first TV series, Aenigma2018
Launch of Melita Flexi Bundle – minimum speed of 100Mbps
Launch of NexTV box and interactive services
Launch of GigaPower, gigabit internet
Implementation of fully redundant, high capacity ring circuit connecting Malta to mainland Europe2017
Launch of Customer Service Promises2016
MelitaWiFi in key outdoor zones enables free WiFi access to outdoor hotspots in Malta & Gozo
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
Launch of TV Everywhere service
Launch of MelitaWiFi, free internet to all Melita Mobile and Fibre Power customers
Launch of 250 Mbps broadband internet in selected localities across Malta
Purpose built facility, Melita Data Centre, opens.2013
Melita connects its internet customers directly to tier 1 operator LEVEL 3 in Milan
Launch of Melita Business with targeted business products/services2012
Launch of Fibre Power broadband internet with speeds of up to 100Mbps
Launch of Video OnDemand HD2011
Melita launches HDTV and PVR services2010
Launch of Melita Mobile 3G network
Undersea Cable with Mainland Europe and starts offering internet with speeds of up to 50Mbps2009
Melita and all services are rebranded under a unified Melita brand
Launch of Melita More Channel2008
Melita is purchased from UPC and Gasan group by a consortium of Venture Capital companies focused on Telecommunications, Media and Technology sectors2007
Melita Introduces Fixed Telephony services under the brand Hello2006
Melita Cable introduces digital Cable TV2005
Melita launches Internet Services under the brand Onvol2000
Melita launches Melita Cable TV services1992