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Telecom Italia (TI)

Organization Profile: The Telecom Italia Group is a major Italian enterprise and a key European strategic ICT player. Driven by technological innovation and a commitment to service excellence, Group companies operate in fixed-line and mobile telecommunications, Internet & Media, Information Technologies.

Most of the R&D activities of the Group are performed inside the Innovation and R&D Departments of Telecom Italia and involve around 4500 researchers and technicians with an average investment of 650 Meuro per year.

TILab is the department whose remit is the supervision of technological innovation for the Group, scouting for new technologies and engineering operations for services and network platforms.

The work carried out by the R&D Departments is the outcome of a strategic partnership with the main manufacturers of telecommunications equipment and systems, and with centres of excellence in research at the most highly qualified national and international academic institutions. On the international level Telecom Italia has pledged a substantial commitment to the task of standardisation and has been involved from the beginning in the European Union Framework Programmes starting with the first pilot projects of the ESPRIT programme in 1983 and continuing as one the primary European collaborators in terms of both finance and the number of projects. In the Seventh Framework Programme Telecom Italia is at present involved in 24 different Projects.

Main research areas are: the evolution of mobile communication, from third generation mobile systems to a variety of overlapping wireless networks increasing access flexibility; the diffusion of broadband bandwidth, studying affective techno-economic solutions to deploy optical fibers; the dissemination of identification and localization systems embedding tagging technologies within telecommunication functionality; the development of new tools to improve the manageability of IP/MPLS networks, including fault management, performance monitoring, service provisioning.

Members of Telecom Italia

Capello Alessandro Contact
D'Ambrosio Matteo Contact
Fabrizio Invernizzi
Invernizzi Fabrizio Contact
Jabr Omar Contact
Vercellone Vinicio Contact