Our history

With the introduction of Advanced Electronic Microsystem (AEM), specialized in security systems, entrepreneurial ingenuity of Mr. Carnevale will bring to the market the first radio controlled car anti-theft system, the first microprocessor based security central with displayed graphic maps, and security link between italian police stations and bank institutions.

At the start of the 90s, by leveraging its partnership with Telecom Italia in dealing with the security of their business customers, Acotel introduces its Value Added Services (VAS) for the mobile market, with the launch of "Script TIM by Acotel", first SMS information system in Italy, ranging from infotainment to news to business services. After opening its brazilian branch in 2000, it debuts on the Milan Stock Exchange, and right after the initial offering, the stock gains an amazing 125%.

Ranked in the world top 10 Application Service Providers (ASP), after the success of the services provided on be half of the Holy See, Acotel exportsits B2C services on the US market; a few years later, it approaches the interactive advertising market with its Bucksense brand, with a custom Demand-Side Platform (DSP).

Kicked off the industrial partnership with the largest italian bank group, Intesa SanPaolo, to launch Noverca (the brand is born from the blending of NOVita' -novelty - and ricERCA - research - two core Acotel assets), the first italian full Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO), opening the mobile phone market for Acotel Group, with an important advertisement campaign on most mass media.

The IoT division, known as AcotelNet, introduces on the Italian market an innovative service platform for smart metering and energy management; built completely in house, it monitors energy consumption (power, water, gas), based on a fully integrated cloud environment, from data pick up to data transmission and elaboration on the web platform.

Thanks to the devices developed by the IoT division, with embedded SIMs and custom Acotel firmware, it has been possible to expand the service platform also for Health Management. This evolution allows to optimize and enhance the physician/patient relationship, managing long term care illnesses, and giving health care institutions an innovative tool for the daily care of their customers.

Last news

14 June 2018  |  15:48

Acotel at the Vodafone IoT event

Yesterday, 13th June, Acotel attended to Vodafone IoT event at Officine Farneto in Rome. Acotel, which signed a partnership agreement with Vodafone to propose to the market ​IoT solutions​ ​​in the field of Energy & Building Management, showed the innovative solutions, directed to B2B and B2B2C market, for monitoring, control and optimized management of energy resources and related costs

The event, ​ ​​reserved to the most important Acotel and Vodafone​ ​customers​,​​ as well as to Public Administration, deepended the features of the service into an evolving market scenario.

17 May 2018  |  12:20

Bucksense at the Programmatic Pioneers Summit 2018 in London

Bucksense CEO, Cristian Carnevale, will be this morning in London at the Programmatic Pioneers Summit 2018, one of the most important European events dedicated to marketing and programmatic strategies. Carnevale will be the mediator of a panel discussion on the brand safety, specifically on the hot topic to guarantee at advertisers a better experience of the on-line advertising. About the increase of programmatic fraud, Bucksense has adopted a truly cutting-edge prevention system. More info on www.bucksense.com


7 May 2018  |  10:54

Meet Bucksense at Festival of Media Global 2018

We are thrilled to announce that from May 13th to 15th Team Bucksense will touch down in Rome for the Festival of Media Global 2018. The event constitutes a reference point for media agencies, brands and tech companies which operate in the world of advertising. Here are some examples of the 250+ international brands which will attend the FOMG: Amazon, Johnson & Johnson, Sony, Unilever and Vodafone. 

Bucksense team will benefit from the participation at the Festival of Media Global to present their programmatic platform, and showcase all the latest features which have been recently rolled out. With its Self-Serve, Open API, and Whitelabel solutions, Bucksense offers marketers control over media buying: from FULL spend and placement transparency to the most advanced campaign management functions. Bucksense's Creative Suite is one of the world's first self serve ad creative solutions that leverages programmatic data. Responsive ad formats enable users to take multiple paths (change topics, book appointments, opt-out, etc.), all within the one ad unit. We look forward to connecting and seeing how we can exceed your programmatic marketing needs! See you there!

Acotel in the world

The Group is headquartered in Rome, employs about 170 people, 63% of which in Italy, and has operating facilities in 5 countries with offices in New York, Rio de Janeiro, Madrid, Mumbai.