i2CAT is a non-profit technology centre continuously promoting R+D+i activities within the ICT industry. The centre stands up for a new model in a new conception of innovation: the collaboration between companies, public administration, the academic environment and end-users.
The Fraunhofer‐Gesellschaft undertakes applied research of direct utility to private and public enterprise and of wide benefit to society. The Fraunhofer‐Gesellschaft currently maintains 56 research institutes at 40 different locations throughout Germany. The core competence of the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich‐Hertz‐Institute (Fraunhofer‐HHI) is in the areas of photonic networks and components, mobile broadband systems, fibre optical sensor systems and electronic imaging technology for multimedia.
The National Centre for Scientific Research Demokritos (NCSRD) is the biggest research centre in applied sciences and engineering in Greece and it is a self-governing research organisation, under the supervision of the Greek Government. NCSRD consists of five Institutes spanning a broad range of activities, and of divisions responsible for administrative and technical support. Staff sums up to about 800 persons, including about 100 graduate students working towards a Ph.D. degree. It is the home of the Greek National Host and a major node in the Greek National Research and Technology Network (GR-Net).
APFUTURA is an SME engaged in the engineering, deployment and systems integration for broadband telecommunication networks, specialized in fibre to the home (FTTH) and radio technologies. APFUTURA is also a ultra-high speed access operator, connecting more than 5,000 professional and personal dependencies with its own infrastructures. It was founded in 2008 and has grown exponentially since then, with business activities across Europe, America, Central America and Africa.
InnoRoute is an SME specialized in IP/Ethernet packet processing with special focus on QoS. InnoRoute solutions target fixed and mobile networks, especially at the network edges, where fast fibre network backbone ends in many small bandwidth channels. Its products are IP cores for packet processing and network devices. InnoRoute strengths are HW/SW development with emphasis on FPGA, firmware and board.
INCITES Consulting SARL is an SME company established in Luxembourg. INCITES Consulting SARL was founded on May 2013 and its main activities rely on telecommunications technoeconomics, regulatory economics and policies, demand forecasting, business and price modelling.
JCP-Connect (previously JCP-Consult) is a French SME with strong technical experience in audio-visual technology and content delivery solutions. JCP-Connect has contributed to R&D and to standardization in these technologies, through chairmanship of different groups and active participation to several bodies (DVB, DAVIC, ETSI ECCA, and CableLabs).
The University of Essex is one of the United Kingdom’s premier universities, ranking amongst the UK top ten for the quality of its research in the recent national research assessment exercise. Headed by Prof. Stuart Walker, the Access Networks Group (ANG) is part of the large photonics research team within the school of Computer science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE). The ANG specialises in applying wireless and optical technologies to future access networking infrastructures, with highly energy-efficient technologies of particular interest.
COSMOTE (www.cosmote.gr) is a member of OTE Group and a member of Deutsche Telekom Group (since March/09). It was commercially launched in April/98 and within a short period of time COSMOTE succeeded in becoming the leading provider of mobile telecommunications services in Greece. Today COSMOTE has a customer base that exceeds 7.4 million (Q2/2014). COSMOTE has managed to establish itself as one of the biggest mobile operators in SE Europe.
INTRACOM TELECOM is an international telecommunication systems vendor operating in Eastern Europe, the Middle East & Africa, Russia, the CIS and Asia-Pacific. The Company employs over 1,800 highly-skilled professionals in Eastern Europe, the Middle East & Africa, Asia and North America. The Company has extensive know-how and a proven track record of over 35 years in the telecommunication market, serving more than 100 renowned customers in over 70 countries. Its international customer base consists of fixed and mobile telecom operators, public authorities and large public and private enterprises. INTRACOM TELECOM develops and provides products, solutions and professional services primarily for telecommunications operators and large enterprises.
Telekom Slovenije Group (www.telekom.si/en) is the leading telecommunications company in Slovenian market. The Group companies operate in fixed and mobile telecommunications, system integration, telecommunication networks construction and maintenance.
Altice Labs is the dedicated R&D and Innovation structure for Altice Telecommunication and Media Group. Formally launched in January 2016, Altice Labs, formerly PT Inovação e Sistemas, delivers key telecommunications technologies and services for more than 65 years, following a vocation that has spanned both the analogue and digital ages. Our mission is to support our clients building technological innovation and creating value through advanced and differentiated solutions they need. Altice Labs is an innovation and transformation catalyst. Through technology, we work every day to improve people’s lives and the ways in which companies do business.
Ethernity Networks was funded in 2004, and since then developed and delivered high end network processing technology for Carrier Ethernet application, including Broadband Access, Mobile Backhaul, Carrier Ethernet demarcations, and data center.
Ericsson (Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson) is the largest supplier of telecommunication systems in the world. The world’s 10 largest mobile operators are among Ericsson’s customers and some 40% of all mobile calls are made through Ericsson systems. Ericsson provides total solutions covering everything from systems and applications to services and core technology for mobile handsets. Ericsson has been active worldwide since 1876 and the company has today over 120,000 employees in more than 140 countries. It is listed in the Stockholm Stock Exchange and in the NASDAQ New York. Its headquarters are located in Stockholm, Sweden.
Ericsson España S.A. is part of the Ericsson group. It has over 2,500 employees. Its R&D Center, located in Madrid, belongs to the Ericsson network of R&D Centers with about 25,000 employees worldwide, and employs over 600 engineers. Madrid R&D Center is a leading European competence hub for mobile systems services and applications, with responsibility in the User and Data Management, Policy Management, DPI and SDN areas.