Telecom Italia SPA
Mobile & Fixed Innovation – IP, Transport and Core Innovation
Andrea di Giglio
Via Guglielmo Reiss Romoli, 274
With 31.2 million mobile lines and 13.2 million connections to its fixed network, of which more than 6.9 million are broadband accesses, Telecom Italia is Italy’s main ICT group. Abroad its main strength is Brazil, where TIM Brasil, supplying 73.4 million lines, is a major player on the market. As it has done throughout its industrial history, the Group is focusing its strategy on innovation, and over the next three years the group will be investing 3.4 billion euros on the development of new generation technologies. The goal is to reach 50% of the Italian population with the new generation fixed ultrabroadband (Fibre, NGN) and 80% with the mobile network (4G, LTE) by the end of 2016. The company’s range of offers - focusing on advanced and integrated solutions for consumers, businesses and institutions - includes: landline and mobile telecommunications, internet, digital content, cloud computing, office and system solutions. The offers are formulated by Telecom Italia, TIM and Olivetti, reliable and well-known brands, through which the Group maintains close links with its customers. Advanced and customizable solutions are dedicated to a diversified business environment: phone plans converging mobile and landline prices, high speed connectivity, an advanced platform for cloud computing for the virtualisation of applications and infrastructures and, finally, a vast selection of applications for storing and managing data or controlling energy consumption.
TIM is a Large incumbent National Carrier, also present in South America, able of implementing and deploying latest solutions in its network. Through its huge research center, focussed on developing innovative solutions, participated in several EU FP7 projects in the field of optical network (IDEALIST, DISCUS, PANTHER) and H2020 (ORCHESTRA and 5G–CROSSHAUL).