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.

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20 September 2018  |  10:58

Acotel at European Utility Week 2018 with ICE and ANIE

Acotel will be at the European Utiliy Week 2018 in Vienna from next the 6th to the 8th November. EUW, now in its sixth edition, is one of the biggest events dedicated to electrical, gas and water utilities and involves all sectors of smart energy and energy efficiency. The program includes meetings and areas of deepening in the strategic field (business models, EU policy & regulation), technical with specific Hub sessions, and networking aimed at the world of innovative start-ups.

Into this scenario, the ICE (Agency for the promotion abroad and the internationalization of Italian companies), a body through which the Government promotes the consolidation and economic-commercial development of Italian companies on foreign markets, will organize an Italian collective in collaboration with the ANIE Category Association. The objective of the initiative is to promote the Italian Smart Energy sector bringing real success cases to the international event. It is precisely in this context that Acotel will be present in the Italian pavilion, set up in open space with customized booths for each company. This year the Roman multinational, with the experience gained in recent years in the IoT sector, will present two innovative solutions to the audience. The Smart Home that can digitalize own home using the latest technologies to bring it directly into the cloud and control it via smartphones and the Smart Sensor which instead offers several independent sensors - such as power consumption and production monitoring, flood detector, motion sensor and port - battery powered with a worldwide M2M connection. Both Smart Home and Smart Sensor solutions can be managed by customers through a mobile app available for iOS and Android smartphones. Updates and news will follow in the coming weeks.

6 September 2018  |  12:17

At DMEXCO 2018, Bucksense presents the latest feature

On 12-13 September, our Bucksense’s programmatic team will land in Cologne to participate at DMEXCO 2018, the cherry on the top of all the European digital marketing events. The engine of the digital economy is the technology used to provide complete digital services to businesses and consumers. Connected devices, broadband infrastructure, cloud software, Internet-based services, the social benefits that this technology offers are endless. It is obviously almost impossible that all the actors involved in marketing are completely satisfied with the results achieved. 

Mainly for this reason Bucksense intends to continue to work in an active and continuous way to support the programmatic in the realization of new technological standards, insisting on shared objectives and bringing its technology to transform digital marketing in a transparent world to protect the consumers' privacy. To schedule a meeting and discover the latest news, you can send an e-mail to info@bucksense.com. You will be promptly contacted by our team!

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.

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.