The LS telcom Company
Who We Are
LS telcom is the global leader in spectrum efficiency with customers in over 100 countries worldwide.
In an increasingly connected world, we assure that all spectrum users achieve their radio communication objectives in the most optimal and cost-efficient way.
We deliver technologies and services to national and international regulatory bodies, to mobile and broadcast operators, to transport, critical infrastructure, defense, PPDR and vertical markets. We optimize spectrum management and spectrum use and enable new business models based on the internet of things (IoT).
Spectrum users in all markets rely on our experts and software for the planning and design of optimized radio networks. We plan networks of all generations and technologies, including IoT.
On the regulatory side, we supply consulting and support services for spectrum policy development, pricing, auctions, trading, dynamic and licensed spectrum access considering technical, economic and social parameters.
Our highly modern SPECTRA Enterprise IT system provides regulators with fully automated workflow-based e-government capabilities in spectrum management. Combined with our flexible radio monitoring system, it is one of the most advanced systems for spectrum inventory and data mining, enabling highest spectrum efficiency.
Training on network technologies, standards, and regulations as well as spectrum monitoring system integration and optimization, transmitter installations and measurements complete our offer. Founded in 1992, LS telcom looks back on more than 25 years of experience in the radio communications market. Since then LS telcom, an ISO 9001:2015 certified company, has established memberships with many industry associations and organizations and cooperates with leading technology universities. This is how we ensure to be up-to-date with technologies, standards and regulations. As a member of the UK’s 5G Innovation Centre (at the University of Surrey) and the 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation (5G-ACIA), we are at the leading edge of 5G developments.
LS telcom operates worldwide with subsidiaries and affiliates in Australia, Canada, China, France, Hungary, India, South Africa, UAE, UK and USA as well as representations and support offices in Argentina, Malaysia and Oman. With its headquarters in Lichtenau, Germany, LS telcom is listed on the German stock exchange under ISIN DE 0005754402 since 2001.
LS telcom Australia Pty Ltd.
Level 6, 1 Chifley Square
Sydney NSW 2000
Dr.-Ing. Georg Schöne
Research and Development, Human Resources, Strategic Development Software Products
- Born on May 14th, 1959
- 1978: Study of Electrical Engineering at the University of Karlsruhe
- 1986: PhD. with "summa cum laude" at the Institute for Radio Engineering (Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik und Elektronik, Universität Karlsruhe)
- 1988: Head of Microwave Technology at the company ‘Dose Maschinenbau'
- 1992: Foundation of L&S Hochfrequenztechnik GmbH together with Dr. Manfred Lebherz; since then CEO & Associate
- 2000: CTO of LS telcom AG
Dr.-Ing. Manfred Lebherz
Finance, Investor Relations, Sales & Marketing
- Born on June 27th, 1963
- 1983: Study of Electrical Engineering at the University of Karlsruhe
- 1990: PhD. with "summa cum laude" at the Institute for Radio Engineering (Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik und Elektronik, Universität Karlsruhe)
- 1992: Foundation of L&S Hochfrequenztechnik GmbH together with Dr. Georg Schöne; since then CEO & Associate
- 2000: CEO of LS telcom AG
Dipl.-Ing. Roland Götz
Consulting and Engineering Services, Strategic Development Services
- Born on December 4th, 1966
- 1988: Study of Electrical Engineering at the University of Karlsruhe
- 1994: L&S Hochfrequenztechnik GmbH; responsible for Network Planning Services and technical training
- 1998: CEO of L&S Radio Communications GmbH
- 2000: COO of LS telcom AG
Dr. Winfried Holtermüller
Chairman of the Supervisory Board
- Born on April 7th, 1960
- 1980: Study of Law and Philosophy at the University of Freiburg
- 1997: Entry into the lawyer partnership "Schelling & Partner", Stuttgart
- 2000: Chairman of the Supervisory Board of LS telcom AG
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. Dr.-Ing. E.h. Werner Wiesbeck
Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board
- Born on June 8th,1942
- 1964: Study of Electrical, Communications and High Frequency Engineering at the Technical University of Munich
- 1969: Degree from the Technical University of Munich
- 1972: Ph.D. with “Summa cum laude” from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Munich
- 1971 – 1983: Head of Department, of Laboratory and Development, Head of Sales for Department of Radio Receiver Finders
- 1983: Director of the Institute for High Frequency Technology and Electrical Engineering at the University of Karlsruhe
- 2000: Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of LS telcom AG
- 2007: Distinguished Scientist Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Dipl. Finanzwirt (FH) Karl Hensinger
Member of the Supervisory Board
- Born on February 9th, 1956
- 1980: Degree Diplom Finanzwirt from the Polytechnic for Finance in Ludwigsburg
- 1997: Entry into the Fiscal Administration of the State of Baden-Württemberg
- Since 2005: Member of the Supervisory Board of LS telcom AG
Foundation of LS Spectrum Solutions Pvt. Ltd. in Mumbai/India
Foundation of LS telcom Australia Pty Ltd. in Sydney/Australia
LS telcom celebrates its 25th company anniversary
Acquisition of RadioSoft Inc./USA
To serve the broadcast and land mobile industries as a whole, in 1985, RadioSoft began to develop a propagation software solution to perform the necessary channel and siting searches to facilitate vital spectrum management. Today, RadioSoft is the world leader in Radio Mapping Technology.
Please visit http://www.radiosoft.com to learn more about our subsidiary RadioSoft.
Foundation of LS telcom UK Ltd. in United Kingdom
Opening of a representative office in Buenos Aires/Argentina
New affiliate LST Consult FTZ Ltd., Dubai/United Arab Emirates
LS telcom celebrates its 20th company anniversary
Foundation of Colibrex GmbH
Colibrex´s mission is to develop and offer specialized services and innovations within the fields of radio frequency measurement, operation and regulation of drones. Within a few years, Colibrex has established itself as pioneer and worldwide leader in drone RF measurement.
Please visit http://www.colibrex.com to learn more about our subsidiary Colibrex.
Foundation of LS telcom Inc. in Annapolis/USA
New affiliate NG Networks Co., Suzhou/China
Opening of a representative office in Muscat/Oman
Acquisition of Spectrum Unit of CTS International/France
Acquisition of the spectrum management business unit of CTS International SA and establishment of the French subsidiary LS telcom SAS
Foundation of Vision2Comm GmbH
Vision2Comm offers complete and efficient solutions for all questions concerning "Monitoring-as-a-Service", for all types of wireless communication networks.
Please visit http://www.vision2comm.com to learn more about our subsidiary Vision2Comm.
Acquisition of Spectrocan Solutions Ltd./Canada
IPO on German Stock Exchange Market, Frankfurt
Merger of L&S HF and L&S RC into LS telcom AG
Both companies, L&S Hochfrequenztechnik and L&S Radio Communications, are merged into today´s LS telcom AG.
Opening of a representative office in Vác/Hungary
Foundation of the subsidiary in Johannesburg/South Africa
Foundation of L&S Radio Communications
Foundation of L&S Radio Communications GmbH as an independent organization for the bundling of services in a separate company.
Establishment of the independent LS telcom USERgroup
The LS telcom USERgroup is founded: an independent group founded by users for users.
It is the group's intention to exchange experience, to discuss network planning issues as well as define requirements for new software releases with respect to the latest developments on the market.
Foundation of L&S Hochfrequenztechnik
Foundation of L&S Hochfrequenztechnik GmbH by Dr.-Ing. Manfred Lebherz and Dr.-Ing. Georg Schöne.