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Aggaros is an International Consultancy Company committed with the development of strategies directed to target the Digital Divide. In Aggaros we do offer business solutions, strategies and technology in the environment of the telecommunications and information systems. Our experience allows us to assume a direct responsibility in the development of strategies, master plans, definition of projects, feasibility and business plans creation, merge and acquisitions processes, support to the deployment of infrastructure, process engineering, systems of support (BSS/OSS) and operators' setup. We bring to our clients our technological vision to address projects, where activities as strategy, project design and creation of definition of requests, evaluation and technological selection, design of networks, network planning and management, operation and maintenance process optimization are needed.
AKHET Consulting FZ LLE
Akhet Consulting is a telecommunications consultancy with a specific focus on regulatory and strategic advice. All its principals and senior consultants have prior experience as regulators or advisors to regulators and governments, and are uniquely placed to advise governments, policy makers, regulatory authorities and operators on strategic ICT policy and regulatory issues. Akhet provides services to clients in the Middle East, North Africa, India, South Asia and the Asia Pacific region.
The senior level experience of our team as former regulators, or advisors enables us to:
- Give strategic advice to operators, regulators and governments on the full ambit of regulatory
- balance national public and commercial objectives
- give clear, pragmatic advice; and
- act as honest brokers between operators and regulators.
América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V.
Es la empresa mexicana líder en el sector de telecomunicaciones móviles en América Latina y la cuarta más grande del mundo en términos de accesos totales. Cuenta con operaciones en más de 18 países del continente Americano y con presencia en 11 países de Europa a través de participación minoritaria; más de 262 millones de clientes de telefonía móvil; más de 30 millones de líneas fijas; más de 17 millones de accesos de banda ancha y más de 16 millones de suscriptores de televisión.
En un esfuerzo por ofrecer la mejor cobertura y servicios de calidad para sus clientes, América Móvil ha invertido recursos en el desarrollo de una extensa red celular de voz y datos en toda América Latina. Desde su comienzo, la compañía ha invertido más de 60 mil millones de dólares en sus operaciones, demostrando así su compromiso con la región.
Es así que, con su presencia en América Latina, el Caribe y Estados Unidos, y siendo dueña de las marcas “CLARO” y “TELCEL” entre otras, ha logrado posicionarse dentro de las empresas más rentables a nivel mundial.
En la actualidad, América Móvil es la empresa pública de capital privado más grande de América Latina, con un valor de mercado que se ha incrementado más de cinco veces desde el año 2000, fecha de su constitución.
Asociación Iberoamericana de Centros de Investigación y Empresas de Telecomunicaciones
AHCIET is the Ibero-American Association of Research Centers and Telecommunication Enterprises. Founded in 1982, AHCIET is a non-profit organization. More than 50 Latin American and Spanish telecommunications companies have joined us with the sole purpose of contributing to telecommunications development as a basis of every nation’s growth. Our mission is to be the meeting point for telecommunication operators and other ICT actors in Latin America, and to offer our members products and services focused on developing knowledge management, training and social applications and business opportunities. AHCIET also promotes cooperation agreements with international organizations, manufacturers and service providers with the objective of generating complete information in regulatory, technological and commercial issues as well as vectors directed towards the development of the global information society.
AHCIET news: http://www.ahciet.net/index.php/actualidad/noticias-ahciet
Associação de Reguladores de Comunicações e Telecomunicações da Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa (ARCTEL-CPLP)
ARCTEL-CPLP is a Regional Association that gathers all the National Regulatory Authorities (NRA) for communications and telecommunications of Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, São Tomé and Príncipe and East Timor.
ARCT-CPLP is a permanent Forum for exchanging information and sharing experiences in the scope of the communications sector regulation. Its mission is to reinforce the historical bonds of friendship and cooperation between the members of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) and promote the development of the economic and business cooperation through projects of common interests, that contribute to create a better institutional and regulatory environment, thus improving sector cooperation and encouraging innovation and communications development.
Cable Bahamas Limited
Cable Bahamas Limited has been providing cable TV services in the Bahamas since March 1995 and Internet services since March 2000. Two significant growth areas for the company are its high-speed Internet services and its wholly owned submarine 600 km fiber-optic cable system, which is operated by its subsidiary, Caribbean Crossings Ltd. Cable Bahamas is the leader in delivering the Bahamas' fastest and most reliable high-speed Internet service.In 2011, Cable Bahamas Ltd. was reborn! With a bold new look and an array of improved services and products, the company is unleashing technology in new and exciting ways. With the soon-to-be released cutting-edge home phone service. Cable Bahamas will become the first triple-play provider in the Bahamas, offering TV, Internet and Phone at a bundle price that customers can afford. Cable Bahamas Ltd. has positioned itself to adequately address current and future competition and is well-equipped to meet the challenges ahead.
Cámara Nacional de la Industria de Telecomunicaciones por Cable (CANITEC)
La Cámara Nacional de la Industria de Telecomunicaciones por Cable (CANITEC) es el órgano de representación empresarial que agrupa a los concesionarios de redes públicas de telecomunicaciones (RPT's) que proveen servicios de televisión por cable, Internet, telefonía y transmisión de datos, en la República Mexicana. CANITEC nació en el año de 1975, y en sus inicios funcionó como una asociación que reunía a un grupo de empresarios de este sector. Posteriormente se decidió dotar a esta organización de la figura jurídica de Cámara Industrial. La integraran todas las personas físicas o morales que tienen concesión del Gobierno Federal, para la instalación, operación y explotación de Sistemas de Televisión por Cable; o para la instalación, operación y explotación de Red.
Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation
About CTO: With a history dating back to 1901, the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) is an international development partnership between the Commonwealth and non-Commonwealth governments, businesses and civil society organisations. CTO provides the international community with effective means to help bridge the digital divide and achieve social and economic development, by delivering to developing countries unique knowledge-sharing programmes, events and conferences in the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).
With its headquarters in London and recipient members based in Europe, the Caribbean, Americas, Africa and Asia-Pacific regions, CTO has been at the centre of continuous and extensive international communications development funding, co-operation and assistance programmes. CTO’s mission is to reduce global poverty and its development agenda reflects the development challenge set in the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
The CTO also provides professional training and capacity building programmes through its Programme for Development and Training (PDT) and iLearn initiatives, and is the trusted partner of policy makers, regulators, donor agencies, operators, technology and equipment manufacturers f (read more ...)
Conseil des Télécommunications de Côte d'Ivoire (CTCI)
La mission du CTCI est de veiller au respect du principe d'égalité de traitement des opérateurs du secteurs des Télécommunication ; veiller au respect des dispositions contenues dans les conventions de concession, les cahiers des charges et les autorisations délivrées par l'Administration ivoirienne ; d'assurer avant tout recours arbitral ou juridictionnel, la conciliation et l'arbitrage des litiges nées entre l'Administration et les opérateurs du secteur des télécommunications à l'occasion de l'exercice par l'Administration de ses attributions.
European Competitive Telecommunications Association
The European Competitive Telecommunications Association was founded in 1998, and supports the regulatory and commercial interests of new entrant telecoms operators, ISPs and suppliers of products and services to the communications industry. We work for a fair regulatory environment which allows all electronic communications providers to compete on level terms in order to multiply investment and innovation throughout an effective European internal market. The association represents the telecommunications industry to key government and regulatory bodies and maintains a forum for networking and business development.
European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations
The European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations - CEPT - was established in 1959 by 19 countries, which expanded to 26 during its first ten years. Original members were the monopoly-holding postal and telecommunications administrations. CEPT's activities included co-operation on commercial, operational, regulatory and technical standardization issues. Today 48 countries are members of CEPT. The work of CEPT is conducted by three autonomous business Committees: The Electronic Communications Committee (ECC), The European Committee for Postal Regulation (CERP) and The Committee for ITU Policy (Com-ITU)
European Telecommunications Standards Institute
ETSI, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, produces globally-applicable standards for Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), including fixed, mobile, radio, converged, aeronautical, broadcast and internet technologies and is officially recognized by the European Union as a European Standards Organization. Founded in 1988, ETSI is an independent, not-for-profit association whose 717 member companies and organizations, drawn from 62 countries across 5 continents worldwide, participate directly in its work. ETSI and ITU-D engage in regular knowledge exchange and collaboration.
For more information please visit: www.etsi.org
General Satellite Corporation
The General Satellite Corporation is a Russian development and production company which provides the international market with system solutions and advanced technology equipment of highest standards since 1991. The General Satellite Corporation manufactures a broad line of set-top boxes for receiving digital satellite and terrestrial television channels. Its products and technological solutions are used in several satellite broadcast projects, such as "Tricolor TV" and "Platform HD>. The total number of subscribers using the General Satellite receiving equipment exceeds 8 million in Russia alone (covering 13% of population).
Since 2007 the General Satellite Corporation has been the main investor of the comprehensive investment project "The area of scientific and technological development - Technopolis Gusev", which is being implemented in the town of Gusev, Kaliningrad region, Russia.
Groupe Défis & Stratégies
Le Groupe Défis & Stratégies est l’un des principaux acteurs Sous Régionaux du Conseil et de l’Assistance aux Entreprises privées et aux Administrations publiques des secteurs des Télécommunications.
Notre mission est de traduire la vision stratégique de nos clients en résultats, par une meilleure utilisation de solutions de Consulting sous toutes ses formes (conseil, formation, Évènementiel Entreprise, Assistance technique, et de démarche qualité) sur l’ensemble des activités supports (Ressource Humaine, Marketing, Finance, Juridique et Réglementation) et métiers (Technique, Informatique)
Notre mission prioritaire est d'optimiser l'utilisation des meilleures Ressources mondiales et des méthodologies basées sur des modèles gagnants pour générer des services, des prestations efficaces et à forte valeur ajoutée à nos clients.
Gulf Bridge International
Gulf Bridge International (GBI) is the Middle East’s first privately owned submarine cable system linking Gulf countries on a self healing ring to each other and onwards to the rest of the world. It is deploying state of the art submarine technology which will provide the region with greatly enhanced connectivity. GBI was established in December 2008 to address a market opportunity. The opportunity was to deploy and manage a subsea cable system that connects the Gulf countries together and provides onward connectivity to the rest of the world. GBI is the first operator in the region to offer true 100G connectivity on parts of its undersea cable network.
Information Communication Network Company
The Information Communications Network Company (ICNC) is a state-owned company, which owns 100% backbone network of Mongolia, including national and international transmissions. The ICNC has its main office and branches in 3 cities. The main services offered by ICNC are renting voice and data channels, cable and networks within Ulaanbaatar city, fiber optic network and other transmission equipment nationwide. Established in July 2007 July, the ICNC is government regulated company.
Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE)
El Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) fue creado por el Decreto - Ley No.449 del 8 de abril de 1949.
Su creación fue el resultado de una larga lucha de varias generaciones de costarricenses que procuraron solucionar, definitivamente, los problemas de la escasez de energía eléctrica presentada en los años 40 y en apego de la soberanía nacional, en el campo de la explotación de los recursos hidroeléctricos del país. Como objetivos primarios el ICE debe desarrollar, de manera sostenible, las fuentes productoras de energía existentes en el país y prestar el servicio de electricidad. Posteriormente, en 1963 se le confirió al ICE un nuevo objetivo: el establecimiento, mejoramiento, extensión y operación de los servicios de comunicaciones telefónicas, radiotelegráficas y radiotelefónicas en el territorio nacional. Tres años más tarde, instaló las primeras centrales telefónicas automáticas y, a partir de entonces, las telecomunicaciones iniciaron su desarrollo.
Con el devenir del tiempo, ha evolucionado como un grupo de empresas estatales, integrado por el ICE (Sectores Electricidad y Telecomunicaciones) y sus empresas: Radiográfica Costarricense S.A. (RACSA) y la Compañía Nacional de Fuerza y Luz S.A. (CNFL), las cuales han trazado su trayectoria, medi (read more ...)
International Union of Radio Science
Radio science encompasses the knowledge and study of all aspects of electromagnetic fields and waves. The International Union of Radio Science (Union Radio-Scientifique Internationale), a non-governmental and non-profit organisation under the International Council for Science, is responsible for stimulating and co-ordinating, on an international basis, studies, research, applications, scientific exchange, and communication in the fields of radio science.
URSI has the objective
- to encourage and promote international activity in radio science and its applications, for the benefit of humanity;
- to encourage the adoption of common methods of measurement
- to stimulate and co-ordinate studies of the scientific aspects of the generation, radiation, propagation, and detection of fields and waves and their use in telecommunications.
- to represent radio science to the general public.
Iranian Net Communication & Electronic Services Co.
Iranian net PJS Co. is the fourth nationwide telecom operator in Iran and the first and exclusive broadband operator licensed by Communications Regulatory Authority of Iran (http://www.cra.ir).
The license is issued for implementing 10000000 (Ten Million) fixed broad band port based on FTTx technology.
KDDI is a telecommunications company that comprehensively provides all kind of telecom services including Fixed Line for domestic/international, Cellular Mobile as "au" brand, Internet, Broadband-Broadcast with Video-on-Demand, Data-Center, Business Solutions. KDDI is aggressively working towards realization of the Ubiquitous Network Society.
KDDI is now constructing the Ultra 3G Network, combined fixed/mobile network system, incorporating new wireless systems utilizing the next-generation wireless protocol, which will enable ultra fast download, and mobile WiMAX, as well as ADSL and FTTH wired access. Our ultrahigh-speed internet service is utilized by optical-fiber-access lines and high-quality IP-network (CDN).
KDDI takes on the challenge of being "No.1 in customer service" while aiming to achieve sustained growth by balancing "quantitative expansion" with "qualitative improvement" as the oldest international telephone carrier in Japan.
The KT Corporation has been spearheading advances in information technology in Korea since its inception in 1981. The company is moving toward the vision of becoming a Global ICT leader with the wired/wireless convergence technology achieved after the merger with KTF. KT will continue to provide families, individuals and companies with advanced IT services, including voice & text data, wired & wireless networks, and broadcasting & telecommunications services. KT is a comprehensive telecom service provider with extensive expertise in building and operating various kinds of ICT infrastructure, including PSTN, broadband Internet network, WiBro network, BCN, IPTV, CDMA and WCDMA. KT Co. is expanding our business overseas by targeting governments and telecom operators in underdeveloped countries which need to improve their ICT infrastructure.
MTN Nigeria Communications Limited
In 2001, MTN Nigeria Communications Limited became the first GSM network in Nigeria to make a call following the globally lauded auction by the Nigerian Communications Commission. With the grant of a Unified Access Service Licence in 2006 and a 3G spectrum licence in 2007, MTN has since commenced the provision of a wide range of 3G mobile broadband, fixed and access services and products. With 28million subscribers and over US$4billion invested so far in the Nigerian economy, MTN has taken the lead in providing world-class telecoms services. MTN prides itself on its ability to make the impossible possible, connecting people with friends, family and opportunities. MTN Nigeria is committed to the provision of qualitative world-class telecom services and the sustainable development of Nigeria.
Navajo Nation Telecommunication Regulatory Commission
The Navajo Nation is the largest band of Indigenous people in the United States of America, and exercises sovereignty on Navajo Tribal Lands. The Navajo Nation resides in the southwest desert portion of the United States and is approximately 61,000 square kilometers. The Navajo Nation Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (NNTRC) was originally established in 1984, and consists of seven commissioners appointed by the Navajo Nation President and confirmed by the Government Services Committee of the Navajo Nation Council. Navajo Nation Code delegates the NNTRC to promote and regulate all telecommunication matters on the Navajo Nation. The NNTRC works with United States Federal Communication Commission and 3 state regulatory commissions to bring telecommunications to all on the Navajo Nation.
NEC Corporation is a Japanese multinational IT company, has its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. The company provides information technology (IT) and network solutions to business enterprises, communications services providers and government. NEC has structured its organization around three principal segments: IT solutions, network solutions and electronic devices. The IT solutions business delivers computing solutions to business enterprises, government and individual customers — in the form of software, hardware and related services. The network solutions business designs and provides broadband network systems, mobile and wireless communications network systems, mobile handsets, broadcast and other systems. NEC's electronic devices business includes semiconductors, displays and other electronic components. NEC produces Versa notebooks for the international market. Created in 1899, Nippon Electric Company, Limited (renamed NEC Corporation, effective April, 1983, both expressed as NEC hereafter) Japan's first joint venture with foreign capital, was established by Kunihiko Iwadare in association with the U.S. firm Western Electric Company (presently Alcatel-Lucent).
OJSC «Intellect Telecom» — R&D Innovation Center AFK «Systema». The Main company's activities are: Research in the field of telecommunications and navigation, development of concepts and technical strategies for telecommunications companies, monitoring and analysis of innovation technologies, elaboration of proposals to introduce new technologies to develop new services on the basis of the experience of world market leaders and its own research results, designing of systems and networks, equipment testing, certification, feasibility studies, innovation developments in the field of cellular communications, wireless broadband, fixed communications, telematics and satellite navigation systems.
PT. INDOSAT Tbk.
PT Indosat Tbk. was established in 1967 and formerly known as PT Indonesian Satellite Corporation Tbk., is a provider of telecommunication services in Indonesia. It is the second largest telecommunication company for mobile services in Indonesia. On June 22, 2008, Qtel purchased some of the outstanding shares of capital stock. Actually, Indosat provides cellular services, international telecommunications services and satellite services for broadcasting service providers.
More information: http://www.indosat.com/rss/index.php
SEACOM Ltd is a privately funded venture which built, owns, and operates a submarine fibre-optic cable connecting communication carriers in south and east Africa. SEACOM sells wholesale international capacity to global networks via India and Europe. The project's business model is to provide affordable bandwidth via volume discounts and large bandwidth growth. It is the first to provide broadband to countries in east Africa, which previously relied entirely on expensive and slower satellite connections. South Africa, Madagascar, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Kenya are inter-connected via a protected ring structure on the continent. A second express fibre pair connects South Africa to Kenya. SEACOM is privately funded and over three quarter African owned.
Tata Communications Ltd
Tata Communications Ltd. is a leading global provider of a new world of communications. With a leadership position in emerging markets, such as South Africa (Neotel), Sri Lanka (Tata Communications Lanka Limited), and Nepal (United Telecom Limited. The Tata Global Network includes one of the most advanced and largest submarine cable networks, a Tier-1 IP network, with connectivity to more than 200 countries across 400 PoPs, and nearly 1 million square feet of data center and colocation space worldwide.
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)
The mission of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)is to ensure that the interests of consumers are protected and at the same time to nurture conditions for growth of telecommunications, broadcasting and cable services in a manner and at a pace which will enable India to play a leading role in the emerging global information society. One of the main objectives of TRAIis to provide a fair and transparent policy environment which promotes a level playing field and facilitates fair competition. Today there are over 480 million telephone subscribers of which around 440 million are wireless subscribers. On an average over 13 million subscribers are being added every month. The key to the growth has been liberalization, reforms and competition. Forward looking and even handed regulation by the independent statutory regulatory body has promoted competition and consumer interest. The positive regulatory framework has played a major role in achieving the tremendous growth of telecom sector which has contributed significantly to the growth of Indian economy and development process.
Telecommunication Industry Association (TIA)
The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) represents the manufacturers and suppliers of global communications networks. Since 1924, TIA has been enhancing the business environment for the information and communications technology (ICT) industry through standards development, policy and advocacy, business opportunities, market intelligence, and networking events. TIA members' products and broadband network services empower communications in every industry and market in both the public and private sectors. Visit www.tiaonline.org.
Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT)
The Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (‘the Authority’) was established in July 2004 by the enactment of the Telecommunications Act 2001 Amended by 17 of 2004 as the independent regulatory body responsible for the transformation of the telecommunications sector from a virtual monopoly to a competitive environment. The Authority is responsible not only for the liberalisation of the telecommunications sector, but also for regulating both telecommunications and broadcasting sectors, managing spectrum and number resources, establishing equipment and service quality standards, setting guidelines to prevent anti-competitive practices and encouraging investment in order to facilitate the availability of affordable telecommunications and broadcasting services to all. The Authority is run by a Board of Directors consisting of a Chairman, a Deputy Chairman and nine other members as appointed by the President. The Board oversees the activities of the Authority and appoints an Executive Director who manages the affairs of the Authority subject to the directions of the Board.
Telecommunications Regulatory Authority
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority is an independent public institution assigned to liberalize, regulate and develop the telecom market in Lebanon. The TRA’s legal basis and mandate were established in the Telecommunications Law 431/ 2002. The establishment of the TRA is a significant milestone signaling the start of the liberalization and restructuring process of the Lebanese telecom sector. Through the introduction of appropriate regulations and decisions, the TRA promotes investment, maintains stability in the market and ensures that consumers’ rights are protected. The TRA is responsible for issuing licenses, managing radio spectrum and the overall numbering plan. The Authority monitors the market to guard against any abuse of dominant market power and anti-competitive practices, and take regulatory measures to remedy them. Most importantly, the TRA is committed to reclaiming a leading role for Lebanon in ICT by bringing the country back to the international telecom scene and re-establishing international standards.
Telefónica, S.A. is one of the world leaders integrated operator in the telecommunication sector, providing communication, information and entertainment solutions, with presence in Europe, Africa and Latin America. It operates in 25 countries. The Group stands in fifth position in the sector Telco worldwide in terms of market capitalization the 1st as an European integrated operator. Telefónica is a 100% private company.
Telekom Brunei Berhad (TelBru)
TelBru, the Brunei’s premier telecommunication company, provides comprehensive ICT services to Brunei Darussalam estimated population of 370,000 people. Being the pioneer of broadband technology through deployment of NGN, TelBru remain steadfast to the convergence of facilities and infrastructures advancement in the country, whilst seeking opportunities for strategic investments internationally.
Viettel Corporation is one of the world’s fastest growing telecom operators owning the largest telecom network in Indochina featuring 56,000 GSM Stations (2G BTS and 3G Node B) and 200,000 km of fiber optical cable. Viettel’s global operations cover 6 countries with a total population of approximately 170 million people, including Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Haiti, Mozambique and Peru. The Group provides services under the “Viettel”, "Metfone", and "Unitel" brands. As of June 2011, Viettel’s subscriber base in worldwide has reached around 63 million. Viettel is the owner of the biggest 3G network in Vietnam and the only 3G operator in the world to cover 86% population upon launching the service.