Alcatel-Lucent is the trusted transformation partner of service providers, enterprises, strategic industries such as defense, energy, healthcare, transportation, and governments worldwide, providing solutions to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. A leader in fixed, mobile and converged broadband networking, IP and optics technologies, applications and services, Alcatel-Lucent leverages the unrivalled technical and scientific expertise of Bell Labs, one of the largest innovation powerhouses in the communications industry. With operations in more than 130 countries and the most experienced global services organization in the industry, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with a global reach. Alcatel-Lucent achieved revenues of Euro 15.2 billion in 2009 and is incorporated in France, with executive offices located in Paris. For more information, visit Alcatel-Lucent on the Internet:, read the latest posts on the Alcatel-Lucent blog and follow us on Twitter:

Huawei is a leading telecom solutions provider. Through continuous customer-centric innovation, we have established end-to-end advantages in Telecom Network Infrastructure, Application & Software, Professional Services and Devices. With comprehensive strengths in wireline, wireless and IP technologies, Huawei has gained a leading position in the All-IP convergence age. Our products and solutions have been deployed in over 100 countries and have served 45 of the world's top 50 telecom operators, as well as one third of the world's population.

After years of hard efforts, Huawei is becoming more and more internationalized. Our products and solutions are deployed in over 100 countries and serve over two billion users worldwide.

We have set up more than 100 branch offices in order to provide quick services to our customers. Also, we have established 17 R&D centers around the world such as in the Silicon Valley and Dallas of the United States, Stockholm in Sweden, Moscow in Russia and Bangalore in India to ensure global R&D with outstanding people.

French high-technology group with an international dimension, Sagemcom operates on markets of broadband (digital home, digital set-top box, broadband and residential terminals), telecom and energy (M2M, telecommunications infrastructure, smartgrid and metering), and management of documents (printing terminals, software and solutions, digital production workflow).
With a turnover of over 1.4 billion Euros, Sagemcom employs 6 000 people on five continents; already a European leader in most of its key markets, Sagemcom aims to become a world leader in high added value communicating terminals.
Sagemcom is strongly committed to sustainable development through the life cycle of its products: eco-design, energy consumption, ethical code of all its suppliers.
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Sequans Communications is a 4G chipmaker, supplying LTE and WiMAX chips to equipment manufacturers and mobile operators worldwide. Founded in 2004 to address the WiMAX market where it is now a global leader, Sequans expanded in early 2009 to address the LTE market. Sequans chips are inside leading WiMAX networks worldwide and will soon be inside LTE networks. Sequans is based in Paris, France with additional offices throughout the world, including USA, United Kingdom, Israel, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, and China.

Digiteo is the first world-class research park in Ile-de-France dedicated to information science and technology. Bringing together the expertise of 1,200 researchers from six institutes on the Saclay plateau, Digiteo offers new collaborative possibilities for ambitious research projects.
Digiteo is strongly involved in the "Opération campus du plateau de Saclay".


Created in 1994, Bouygues Telecom has 10,514,000 mobile customers and 525,000 fixed-line customers. Bouygues Telecom is committed to continually enhancing the customer experience for its mobile and fixed telephone, TV and Internet services. Each day, the company’s 9,000 employees develop solutions aligned with changing customers needs and deliver efficient support.
Mitsubishi Electric R&D Centre Europe (MERCE) is the European R&D centre from the Corporate R&D organisation of Mitsubishi Electric. Situated at the heart of Europe's leading R&D community, MERCE includes two entities MERCE-France and MERCE-UK and conducts R&D into next generation communication system, and technologies related to energy and environment.
MERCE-France and more specifically its communications division (MERCE-COM) has been heavily involved in the development and standardization of innovative technologies for the next generations of radio and optical access networks. More recently, MERCE-COM has been involved in the spread and optimization of cutting-edge communication technologies for smart energy distribution network, transportation systems and satellite transmissions.
As an open European centre, MERCE-France collaborates with other research organisations and puts lots of effort into joint research and development programs with other actors in the framework of French and European research projects.
Thales is a global technology leader for the Defence & Security and the Aerospace & Transport markets. In 2009, the company generated revenues of €12.9 billion with 68,000 employees in 50 countries. With its 22,500 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design, develop and deploy equipment, systems and services that meet the most complex security requirements. Thales has an exceptional international footprint, with operations around the world working with customers as local partners.
NEC Using its extensive experience in building highly reliable systems backed by state-of-the-art IT and network technologies, NEC aims to realize an information society friendly to humans and the earth.

NEC addresses IT & Network Platform business (servers, supercomputers, storage equipment and software to IP telephony systems), Carrier Network business (network equipments, network control platform systems and operating services), IT Service business (systems integration, maintenance and support, and outsourcing), Social Infrastructure business (broadcasting systems, artificial satellites, integrated CCTV surveillance systems and other security-related systems for public safety and security), Personal Solutions business (mobile handsets, personal computers, monitors, Internet services and new devices and services for the cloud computing era).

NEC was established in 1899 and now has more than 115000 employees worldwide with net sales over 37 billion US$.

NEC Technologies, based in UK and France, is the NEC R&D centre for mobile terminal and network technologies in Europe.




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