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América Móvil is a Mexican telecommunications corporation headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico.
Base (stylized as BASE) is the third largest of Belgium's three mobile telecommunications operators.
Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.
The Benelux Union (Benelux Unie; Union Benelux) is a politico-economic union of three neighbouring states in western Europe: Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg.
BlackRock, Inc. is an American global investment management corporation based in New York City.
The blau Mobilfunk GmbH is a mobile virtual network operator in the discount sector which seats in Hamburg.
Bouygues Telecom is a French mobile phone, Internet service provider and IPTV company, part of the Bouygues group.
Capgemini SE is a French multinational professional services and business consulting corporation headquartered in Paris, France.
Capital Group is an American financial services company.
Carlos Slim Helú (born January 28, 1940) is a Mexican business magnate, engineer, investor and philanthropist.
The chairman (also chairperson, chairwoman or chair) is the highest officer of an organized group such as a board, a committee, or a deliberative assembly.
Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.
A corporate spin-off, also known as a spin-out, or starburst, is a type of corporate action where a company "splits off" a section as a separate business.
Demon Internet is a British Internet service provider currently operating as a brand of Vodafone.
Digital subscriber line (DSL; originally digital subscriber loop) is a family of technologies that are used to transmit digital data over telephone lines.
Digital terrestrial television (DTTV or DTT) is a technology for broadcast television in which land-based (terrestrial) television stations broadcast television content by radio waves to televisions in consumers' residences in a digital format.
E-Plus was a mobile telecommunications operator in Germany.
The roots of EUnet (originally an abbreviation for European UNIX Network) go back to 1982http://internethalloffame.org/inductees/teus-hagen Internet Hall of Fame: Teus Hagen and the first international UUCP connectionshttp://firstmonday.org/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/613/534 On the Early Days of Usenet, the roots of the online cooperative culture.
The euro (sign: €; code: EUR) is the official currency of the European Union.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Full-time equivalent (FTE) or whole time equivalent (WTE) is a unit that indicates the workload of an employed person (or student) in a way that makes workloads or class loads comparable across various contexts.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Getronics is an ICT service company, founded in 1887, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
A golden share is a nominal share which is able to outvote all other shares in certain specified circumstances, often held by a government organization, in a government company undergoing the process of privatization and transformation into a stock-company.
NTT DoCoMo's i-mode is a mobile internet (as opposed to wireless internet) service popular in Japan.
Based in Lexington, Massachusetts, iBasis is a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal KPN, N.V., the Dutch incumbent telecommunications carrier.
Information and communication technology (ICT) is another/extensional term for information technology (IT) which stresses the role of unified communications and the integration of telecommunications (telephone lines and wireless signals), computers as well as necessary enterprise software, middleware, storage, and audio-visual systems, which enable users to access, store, transmit, and manipulate information.
Information technology (IT) is the use of computers to store, retrieve, transmit, and manipulate data, or information, often in the context of a business or other enterprise.
Interactive television (also known as ITV or iTV) is a form of media convergence, adding data services to traditional television technology.
The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.
An Internet service provider (ISP) is an organization that provides services for accessing, using, or participating in the Internet.
Internet Protocol television (IPTV) is the delivery of television content over Internet Protocol (IP) networks.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an American multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered in New York City.
Koninklijk or Koninklijke (Dutch for Royal) is an honorary title given to certain companies and non-profit organizations in Belgium and the Netherlands, by the monarchs of each country.
KPNQwest was a telecommunications company equally owned by the Dutch national telecom operator KPN and Qwest Communications International Inc., the Internet communications company, headquartered in Denver, Colorado.
A landline telephone (also known as land line, land-line, main line, home phone, landline, fixed-line, and wireline) is a phone that uses a metal wire or optical fiber telephone line for transmission as distinguished from a mobile cellular line, which uses radio waves for transmission.
This is a list of the world's largest telecommunications companies measured by total revenues.
A mobile network operator or MNO, also known as a wireless service provider, wireless carrier, cellular company, or mobile network carrier, is a provider of wireless communications services that owns or controls all the elements necessary to sell and deliver services to an end user including radio spectrum allocation, wireless network infrastructure, back haul infrastructure, billing, customer care, provisioning computer systems and marketing and repair organizations.
A mobile phone, known as a cell phone in North America, is a portable telephone that can make and receive calls over a radio frequency link while the user is moving within a telephone service area.
A mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), virtual network operator (VNO), or mobile other licensed operator (MOLO), is a wireless communications services provider that does not own the wireless network infrastructure over which it provides services to its customers.
Naamloze vennootschap (correctly abbreviated nv, however, often abbreviated N.V. or NV) is a legal structure of a company (of the sort "public company") conformable law in the Netherlands, Belgium, Indonesia, and Suriname.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
Norges Bank / Noregs Bank is the central bank of Norway.
is the predominant mobile phone operator in Japan.
The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers'; French: Régime de retraite des enseignantes et des enseignants de l'Ontario or RREO), is an independent organization responsible for administering defined-benefit pensions for school teachers of the Canadian province of Ontario.
An optical fiber or optical fibre is a flexible, transparent fiber made by drawing glass (silica) or plastic to a diameter slightly thicker than that of a human hair.
Orange Belgium (known as Orange) is a Belgian telecoms company.
The Proximus Group (previously known as Belgacom Group) is the largest telecommunications company in Belgium, headquartered in Brussels.
Qwest Communications International, Inc. was a large United States telecommunications carrier.
Simyo is a brand for various mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) in Europe.
State of the art (sometimes cutting edge) refers to the highest level of general development, as of a device, technique, or scientific field achieved at a particular time.
A supervisory board or supervisory committee, often called board of directors, is a group of individuals chosen by the stockholders of a company to promote their interests through the governance of the company and to hire and supervise the executive directors and CEO.
Swisscom AG is a major telecommunications provider in Switzerland.
TDC A/S or TDC Group (formerly Tele Danmark Communications) is a Danish telecommunications company dating back to 1879.
This article describe science and technology convergence, with illustrations to convergence of emerging technologies (NBIC, nano-, bio-, info- and cognitive technologies) and convergence of media technology.
Tele2 AB is a European telecommunications operator headquarters in the Kista Science City, Stockholm, Sweden.
Telecommunication is the transmission of signs, signals, messages, words, writings, images and sounds or information of any nature by wire, radio, optical or other electromagnetic systems.
Telefónica, S.A. is a Spanish multinational broadband and telecommunications provider with operations in Europe, Asia, and North, Central and South America.
Telenet Group is the largest provider of cable broadband services in Belgium.
Telfort B.V. is a Dutch mobile telecommunication company, and a subsidiary of KPN.
The Hague (Den Haag,, short for 's-Gravenhage) is a city on the western coast of the Netherlands and the capital of the province of South Holland.
TNT N.V. was an international express, mail delivery and logistics services company with headquarters in Hoofddorp, Netherlands.
Video on demand is a programming system which allows users to select and watch/listen to video or audio content such as movies and TV shows whenever they choose, rather than at a scheduled broadcast time, the method that prevailed with over-the-air programming during the 20th century.
Western Europe is the region comprising the western part of Europe.
XS4ALL (a play on the English pronunciation of access for all) is the third-oldest Internet service provider (ISP) in the Netherlands, after NLnet and SURFnet.
2G (or 2-G) is short for second-generation cellular technology.
3G, short for third generation, is the third generation of wireless mobile telecommunications technology.
4G is the fourth generation of broadband cellular network technology, succeeding 3G.