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Fara (company)

Fara (company)

FARA AS FARA is a supplier of IT to the public transport sector and sells electronic ticketing and real-time information systems such as fleet management, traffic management, passenger information and infotainment systems.

FARA AS FARA is a supplier of IT to the public transport sector and sells electronic ticketing and real-time information systems such as fleet management, traffic management, passenger information and infotainment systems. Ørjan Kirkefjord is the chief executive officer (CEO) of FARA. FARA has 100 employees internationally. The corporate headquarters are in Trondheim, Norway.

History

FARA’s history dates back to 1983, when Nera Mobildata AS, a Norwegian supplier of ticketing systems for ferry companies, was awarded the first AFC contract in the county of Sør-Trøndelag, Norway. In 1999, Q-Free ASA acquired Nera's ticketing business. On December 15, 2005 FARA ASA was formally established when Q-Free divested itself of its ticketing business.

Through the acquisition of the Danish company TNC Connect A/S and the Finnish company Buscom OY in 2007, FARA gained access to complementary technology and additional distribution in the Nordic countries. With the acquisition of the largest electronic ticketing vendor in Sweden, CPT Nordic AB, in 2008.

In addition to project deliveries, FARA has been participating in the work with the Norwegian national smartcard specifications (NSD – Nordic Specification DESFire).

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Brent D. Griffiths
April 30, 2021
Business Insider
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April 30, 2021
Business Insider
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C. Ryan Barber, Dave Levinthal, Darren Samuelsohn and Camila DeChalus
April 28, 2021
Business Insider
DOJ sent inquiries to lobbying firms asking about their work with Trump's personal lawyer before searching Giuliani's home and office, Insider has learned.
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