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Other Partners & Organisations


5G Infrastructure Association

FTTH Council Europe

With a view to foster cooperation and share information on fibre deployment in Europe, ETNO signed a memorandum of understanding with the FTTH (Fibre-To-The-Home) Council Europe in 2009. Its mission is to accelerate deployment of all-fiber access networks by demonstrating how fiber-enabled applications and solutions create value for service providers and their customers, promote economic development and enhance quality of life.

The FTTH Council Europe is an industry organisation whose mission is to accelerate the availability of fibre-based, ultra-high-speed access networks for the benefit of consumers and businesses. Created in 2004 by five founding members: Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Corning, Emtelle and OFS, the FTTH Council Europe now has more than 150 members and a contracted team working to promote the benefits of fibre access across the continent.

LSE - London School of Economics

LSE is a specialist university with an international intake and a global reach. Its research and teaching span the full breadth of the social sciences, from economics, politics and law to sociology, anthropology, accounting and finance. Founded in 1895 by Beatrice and Sidney Webb, the School has an outstanding reputation for academic excellence. 16 Nobel prize winners have been LSE staff or alumni.

SAMENA Telecommunications council

In 2010, ETNO signed a memorandum of understanding with the SAMENA Telecommunications Council, which groups telecoms operators and vendors in the South Asia, Middle East and North African regions to foster cooperation and share information. The SAMENA Telecommunications Council, based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, was established in 2006 with the aim to promote telecom innovation and facilitate collaboration and knowledge-sharing between operators, vendors, manufacturers, entrepreneurs, educators, R&D experts, and regulators. SAMENA counts over 80 members active in South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa.



US Telecom Association

USTelecom is the nation’s premier trade association representing service providers and suppliers for the telecom industry. Our diverse member base ranges from large publicly traded communications corporations to small private cooperatives – all providing advanced communications services to markets both urban and rural.

Our mission is to unite the US broadband industry across our membership spectrum through collaborative advocacy and provide a forum for pro-investment policies which will enhance our economy and quality of life. Our outreach to Congress, regulators and the courts has impacted innovations in health care, education and the environment.

United States Telecom Association– previously known as the United States Telephone Association – is proud to be the go-to source for broadband news and industry events. Our member-driven approach includes year-round professional development opportunities designed to cater to the schedules of busy executives. We also offer access to invaluable industry resources including weekly newsletters and strategic CEO memos.

Other organisations ETNO works with

5G Infrastructure Association

The European Services Forum (ESF) is a network of representatives from the European services sector that promotes European services and the liberalisation of services markets throughout the world in connection with the GATS 2000 negotiations.

ETSI sets technical standards in telecommunications and the related fields of broadcasting and office information.

EU Social Dialogue Committee

ETNO participates in EU Social Dialogue sub-committees dealing with telecommunications and other Information Society issues.

The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) is a forum of information and communications technology service providers and suppliers, with support from the United Nations Environment Programme and the International Telecommunication Union.

ETNO is a Member of the ITU's Standardisation, Radiocommunication and Development Sectors.

ITU is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies – ICTs.

We allocate global radio spectrum and satellite orbits, develop the technical standards that ensure networks and technologies seamlessly interconnect, and strive to improve access to ICTs to underserved communities worldwide.

ITU is committed to connecting all the world's people – wherever they live and whatever their means. Through our work, we protect and support everyone's fundamental right to communicate.

Today, ICTs underpin everything we do. They help manage and control emergency services, water supplies, power networks and food distribution chains. They support health care, education, government services, financial markets, transportation systems and environmental management. And they allow people to communicate with colleagues, friends and family anytime, and almost anywhere.

With the help of our membership, ITU brings the benefits of modern communication technologies to people everywhere in an efficient, safe, easy and affordable manner.

ITU membership reads like a Who’s Who of the ICT sector. We’re unique among UN agencies in having both public and private sector membership. So in addition to our 193 Member States, ITU membership includes ICT regulators, leading academic institutions and some 700 private companies.

In an increasingly interconnected world, ITU is the single global organization embracing all players in this dynamic and fast-growing sector.

The Universal Mobile Telecommunication System will deliver information, pictures and graphics directly to users, and provide them with access to the next generation of information-based services.


Members & Observers - View companies map

  • A1 Telekom Austria Group
  • Albtelecom
  • Altice Portugal
  • BH Telecom
  • BT
  • CYTA (Cyprus Telecommunications Authority)
  • Deutsche Telekom AG
  • Eir
  • Elisa Communications Corporation
  • GO Plc (Malta)
  • Hrvatski Telekom
  • Koninklijke KPN
  • Magyar Telekom
  • Makedonski Telekom
  • Orange
  • Orange Polska
  • OTE
  • POST Group
  • Proximus
  • Síminn (Iceland Telecom Ltd.)
  • Slovak Telekom
  • Swisscom
  • TDC
  • TDF
  • Telecom Italia
  • Telefónica
  • Telekom Slovenije
  • Telenor
  • Telia Company
  • Vivacom
  • AT&T
  • Cisco
  • Ericsson
  • Huawei
  • Nokia
  • Prysmian Group
  • Qualcomm Europe Inc.
  • Verizon

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