Blacknut and A1 Austria, a subsidiary of A1 Telekom Austria Group, partners to bring cloud gaming service with more than 500 family-friendly games

Blacknut and A1 Austria have struck a partnership to bring over 500  games to its customers in Austria

Paris, 6th of April, 2021 – Cloud-gaming specialist Blacknut has partnered with Austria’s leading communications provider A1, to facilitate cloud gaming access to its 5 million-plus subscribers. A1 will also enable all its subscribers to benefit from a special price.

The cloud gaming service will now integrate an option to subscribe directly to Blacknut’s Android mobile application with the carrier direct billing and facilitate access to all A1’s consumers to +500 family-friendly premium games.

This new service is already available, and A1 customers can sign up via the A1 mobile app, with a special offer A1 Telekom Austria subscribers will benefit from a monthly fee of 9.99€/month, directly included in their monthly bill.  With games across all genres including adventure, simulation, strategy, RPG and more, A1’s customers will access the whole experience.

Launched in 2018, Blacknut’s cloud gaming service is available directly to gamers in 40 countries. Blacknut enables ISPs, device manufacturers, OTT services and media companies to quickly launch their own streaming games services. Blacknut is already powering cloud gaming services for telecom operators such as Telecom Italia (Italy), Swisscom (Switzerland), and POST (Luxembourg),  amongst others.

“Our new partnership with A1 in Austria shows again how cloud gaming is near the top of the agenda for mobile operators,” said Olivier Avaro, CEO of Blacknut. “Latest cloud technology finally gives us the speeds and low latency to fulfil the promise of cloud gaming, delivering a quality experience wherever you are. The team of A1 really grasped the potential for gaming as a new service opportunity, and we look forward to working together to make this launch a success.”

Blacknut’s cloud gaming service is available to A1 Telekom Austria subscribers for a monthly fee of 9.99€/month. More information is available at 

About Blacknut

Blacknut is the world’s leading pure player cloud gaming service dedicated to the general public, distributed both direct to consumers and B2B through ISPs, device manufacturers, OTT services & Media companies. Blacknut offers the largest catalogue of premium games with 500+ titles carefully selected for the whole family, all included in a monthly subscription. The service is now available across Europe, Asia & North America on a wide range of devices, including mobiles, set-top-boxes and Smart TVs. Blacknut was founded in 2016 by Olivier Avaro (CEO) and is headquartered in Rennes, France, with offices in Paris, Seoul and San Francisco. 

About A1 – Internet, Voice, TV and IT-Services from One Source 

A1 is Austria’s leading communications provider, encompassing about 5.1 million mobile communications customers and 1.9 million fixed access lines. The customers benefit from a global package of offers from one source: voice telephony, Internet access, digital cable television, data and IT solutions, wholesale services, and mobile business and payment solutions. The product brands A1, bob, Red Bull MOBILE and Yesss! represent quality and smart services. As a responsible company A1 integrates socially relevant and environmental concerns into its core business.

A1 Telekom Austria AG is part of A1 Telekom Austria Group (ATX:TKA) – a leading digital services and communications provider in the CEE region with around 25 million customers across seven countries. Offering communications, payment and entertainment services as well as integrated business solutions Telekom Austria Group achieved revenues of 4.55 billion Euros, with A1 Austria contributing more than 2.62 billion Euros, by in the year 2020. Around 18,000 employees and state of the art broadband infrastructure make digital business and lifestyle possible and enable people, companies and things to connect everywhere anytime. As European unit of América Móvil, one of the largest wireless services provider in the world, Telekom Austria Group is headquartered in Vienna and gives access to global solutions.