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European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association

Joining as a Member

Membership application process

Becoming an ETNO Full or Associate Member is a five step process, coordinated by the membership team.

Application steps are:

  • Step 1: contact the team via to determine whether your company meets the membership criteria and most importantly how ETNO can meet your needs and your company can contribute to our work
  • Step 2: complete the Adhesion Document that the team will send, sign it and return to the ETNO Office
  • Step 3: your application is submitted to the Executive Board for the admissibility decision.
  • Step 4: after the Executive Board has approved your application, you are given the opportunity to immediately start participating in ETNO work, as a candidate Member provided you expressed this preference in the Adhesion Document.
  • Step 5: the new Member is invited to the next General Assembly meeting where the formal admission decision is taken. In the (normally) positive case, the new Member may introduce the company further to the Assembly and immediately start participating – without voting right until after that first General Assembly.

Please contact Alessandro Gropelli, Head of Communications and Media, for any further questions: +32 (0)2 2271082.

Annual Member contibution

ETNO is an “international non profit association” (aisbl) according to Belgian law. Any balance of credit (profit) that would be made in a given financial year is used either to diminish contributions in the year thereafter or to increase the overall budget for the next year. The Association has no other income than its membership fees and all its activities are generally offered to the membership without further costs.

ETNO Members (and Observers) pay annual dues consisting of a basic fee, the same for all, plus a variable contribution according to their class of contribution. Members' classes of contribution for a given year are determined on the basis of the turnover of their activities within the geographical area of Europe for that year minus two, in the field of public telecommunications networks and services. For ETNO Full Members there are eight classes of contribution and three for Associate Members.

The membership team will send a cost calculation to prospective candidate Members.

Members & Observers - View companies map

  • Albtelecom
  • Proximus
  • Eir
  • Elisa Communications Corporation
  • GO Plc (Malta)
  • Hrvatski Telekom
  • Koninklijke KPN
  • Magyar Telekom
  • Makedonski Telekom
  • Orange
  • OTE
  • Portugal Telecom
  • Síminn (Iceland Telecom Ltd.)
  • Slovak Telekom
  • Swisscom
  • TDC
  • TDF
  • Telecom Italia
  • Telefónica
  • Telekom Austria
  • Telekom Slovenije
  • Orange Polska
  • Telenor
  • Telia Company
  • Turk Telekom
  • Vivacom
  • Deutsche Telekom AG
  • CYTA (Cyprus Telecommunications Authority)
  • BT
  • BH Telecom
  • POST Group

ETNO aisbl - Boulevard du Régent 43-44 - 1000 Brussels - Belgium

Phone: +32(0) 2 219 32 42 -