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Brazil Telecom Holding Company provides local and long-distance telecommunications services in Brazil. The company offers various services that include local services, such as calls that originate and terminate within a single local area in the region, as well as installation, monthly subscription, measured services, public telephones, and supplemental local services; intraregional long-distance services, which include intrastate and interstate; interregional and international long-distance services; network services, including interconnection, leasing of facilities that include leasing trunk lines to cellular service providers for use within their own network, and fixed-to-mobile services; data transmission services; wireless mobile services; and other services. In addition, it provides a range value-added services, such as call forwarding, voice mail, caller ID, call waiting, and directory inquiry voice service, as well as advertising on public telephone cards. The company is based in Brasilia, Brazil. Brazil Telecom Holding Company is a subsidiary of Solpart Participaçoes S.A.


China Telecom Corporation Limited and its subsidiaries provide wireline telecommunications services to residential and business customers in the People's Republic of China. Its wireline telephone services include local telephone, domestic long distance, international long distance, voice and information services, Internet and managed data, leased line, and other related services. The company also offers system integration and solution services, including initial consulting, network planning, network implementation, and application development and maintenance. As of June 30, 2005, it had approximately 202 million access lines and approximately 17.37 million broadband subscribers. The company has a strategic relationship with China Unicom, Ltd. China Telecom was incorporated in 2002 and is based in Beijing, the People's Republic of China. China Telecom Corporation Limited is a subsidiary of China Telecommunications Corporation.


Rostelecom provides international and domestic long-distance telecommunications services through its ground and submarine cables, microwave lines, and satellites. The company, through its subsidiary, Westelcom, provides communications channel and telecommunications equipment lease services and processes incoming traffic information via international telephone exchanges. It provides international and domestic long-distance traffic throughput services to Russian operators, including inter-regional companies and alternative operators, mobile operators, various government-funded entities and government ministries, and end users across Russia. Rostelecom also offers ground-based network for television and radio broadcasting channels. In addition, the company provides multimedia communications services; offers digital channels for lease; and distributes television and radio programs among broadcasters through its network in Russia. As of December 31, 2004, it operated nine branches and provided international roaming for the national and regional mobile communications operators, connecting them with 380 international mobile operators in 170 countries. Rostelecom was organized in 1993 and is headquartered in Moscow, Russia. Rostelecom is the subsidiary of OAO Svyazinvest.


City Telecom (H.K.) Limited and its subsidiaries provide fixed telecommunications network and international telecommunications services in Hong Kong and Canada. The company's fixed telecommunications network services include Internet access, including broadband Internet access to residential and corporate customers, 56k dial-up Internet access, and corporate Internet access via Megalink/Mega-access; local voice Internet protocol services (VOIP); and IP-TV services. Its international telecommunications services include IDD 1666, IDD 0030, and mobile call forwarding. The company owns three international telecommunications switching systems in Hong Kong and two in Canada. It had approximately 490,000 fixed telecommunications network services subscriptions, consisting of approximately 201,000 broadband Internet access, 253,000 local VOIP, and 36,000 IP-TV services subscriptions, as of December 15, 2004. City Telecom was established in 1992 and is based in Hong Kong.


Nortel Inversora S.A., through its subsidiary, Telecom Argentina S.A., provides fixed-line public telecommunications services and basic telephone services in Argentina. It also offers other telephone-related services, such as international long-distance service, and data transmission and Internet service, as well as wireless telecommunications services, telephone directory publishing, and data transmission services in Argentina and Paraguay. The company is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Nortel Inversora S.A. is a subsidiary of Sofora Telecommunicaciones S.A.


Millicom International Cellular S.A. provides mobile telecommunication services worldwide. It provides prepaid services in the cellular telephone market using mass market distribution methods. As of December 31, 2004, the company had approximately 7.7 million subscribers, as well as had interests in 17 cellular systems in 16 countries, primarily in Asia, Latin America, and Africa. Millicom International was formed in 1968 and is based in Bertrange, Luxembourg.


Brazilian Telecommunications Corporation--Telebras does not have any significant operations. Previously, the company, through its 54 subsidiaries (27 fixed telephone operators, 26 cellular operators, and 1 long distance carrier), was engaged in the supply of public telecommunications services in Brazil. The company is headquartered in Brasilia, Brazil.


Atlantic Tele-Network, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides wireless and wireline telecommunications services in the Caribbean and North America. It offers wireless voice and data services for retail customers in Guyana and Bermuda, as well as wholesale wireless voice and data roaming services to national, regional, and local wireless carriers in rural markets located principally in Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Missouri, and New Mexico. The company also provides domestic wireline local and long distance telephone services in Guyana; facilities-based integrated voice and data communications services to residential and business customers in New England, primarily in Vermont; and Internet access service in the U.S. Virgin Islands. In addition, it offers international long distance voice and data services into and out of Guyana through international fiber optic cables. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Salem, Massachusetts.


China Netcom Group Corporation (Hong Kong) Limited provides fixed-line telecommunications, broadband and other Internet-related services, and business and data communications services in China and the Asia-Pacific region. Its fixed-line telecommunications services include local telephone, domestic long distance, international long distance, value-added, and interconnection services. As of December 31, 2004, the company had approximately 80.4 million fixed-line customers. China Netcom's broadband and other Internet-related services include digital subscriber line, Ethernet technology-based local-area network, dial-up and dedicated Internet access, and other services. Its business and data communications services include digital data network, frame relay, asynchronous transfer mode, Internet Protocol-based virtual private network, and leased line services. The company also provides telecommunications services comprising international voice services, leased line, Internet access, managed data, and other telecommunications services to small and medium-sized enterprises, multinational business customers, Internet service providers, and telecommunications carriers. China Netcom markets its services through service representatives and account managers, direct and third-party sales outlets, telephone hotline, and its Web site to residential, small and medium-sized enterprises, and large businesses. China Netcom has a strategic alliance agreement with Telefonica Internacional, S.A. The company was established in October 1999 as Target Strong Limited and changed its name to China Netcom (Hong Kong) Corporation Limited in December 1999. Further, it changed its name to China Netcom Corporation (Hong Kong) Limited in 2000 and to China Netcom Group Corporation (Hong Kong) Limited in 2004. China Netcom is based in Beijing, China. China Netcom Group Corporation (Hong Kong) Limited is a subsidiary of China Network Communications Group Corporation.


Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) provides telecommunications service in Philippines. It operates in three segments: Wireless, Fixed Line, and Information and Communications Technology. The Wireless segment offers cellular mobile services, cellular mobile and telecommunications services, and satellite phone and communication services. The Fixed Line segment provides fixed line telecommunications services, including local exchange, international long distance, national long distance, data and other network, and miscellaneous services. The Information and Communications Technology segment offers broad-based integrated information and communications technology services focusing on infrastructure and solutions for Internet applications, Internet protocol-based solutions, and multimedia content delivery. PLDT also offers various value added services, including voice mail, information-on-demand, mobile banking, and TextMail, as well as text games and chat services. The company was founded in 1928 and is based in Makati City, Philippines.


Tele Norte Leste Participacoes S.A., through its subsidiaries, provides telecommunications services in Brazil. It operates in three segments: Fixed-line Telecommunications, Mobile Telecommunications, and Contact center. The Fixed-line Telecommunications segment provides fixed-line telecommunications services, such as local services, intraregional long-distance services, fixed to mobile services, network usage services, public telephone services, and data transmission services in Region I, which comprises the states of Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais, Espirito Santo, Bahia, Sergipe, Alagoas, Pernambuco, Paraiba, Rio Grande do Norte, Ceara, Piaui, Maranhao, Para, Amazonas, Roraima, and Amapa. The Mobile Telecommunications segment offers mobile telecommunication services by means of the Personal Mobile Service in Triangulo Mineiro and certain areas within the Alto Paranaiba in the state of Minas Gerais. The Contact Center segment offers customer services that comprise inbound contact center services, including sales, market research, tele-sales, and collection; and outbound services, such as providing product information, sales, complaints, customer service, and help desk. The company primarily serves residential, corporate, and mobile customers. Tele Norte is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


PT Indosat Tbk operates as an integrated telecommunications network and service provider in Indonesia. Its principal products and services include global system for mobile communications (GSM) technology-based cellular services; international long distance and fixed wireless services; and broadband and narrowband musical instrument digital interface (MIDI) services. The company's MIDI services include point-to-point international and domestic digital leased line, packet-switching, frame relay, very small aperture terminal, leased circuits, Internet, and satellite transponder leasing and broadcasting services. In addition, PT Indosat offers a range of additional value-added services, including short messaging, mobile data and facsimile services, voicemail, caller identification, call holding, call waiting, call forwarding, detailed billing, direct debit payment, international roaming, multimedia message, and general packet radio services. As of December 31 2004, the company had approximately 9.8 million cellular subscribers throughout Indonesia. PT Indosat, formerly known as PT Indonesian Satellite Corporation Tbk, was established in 1967 and is headquartered in Jakarta, Indonesia.


Dobson Communications Corporation, along with its subsidiaries, provides rural and suburban wireless communications services in the United States. It offers digital service using the global system for mobile communications (GSM)/general packet radio service/enhanced data for GSM evolution digital standard and the time division/demand multiple access digital standard in its wireless markets. The company also offers various custom-calling features, including voice mail, call forwarding, call waiting, three-way calling, no answer transfer, caller ID, message waiting indicator, sleep mode for longer battery life, voice-activated dialing, and mobile originated and mobile terminated short message service. In addition, it provides advanced wireless data services, which enable its subscribers to access the Internet, to send and receive pictures and video, and to download games and music. The company markets its service offerings through direct sales force; company-owned retail stores; Internet site; and a network of dealers, such as electronics stores, car dealerships, and department stores. It also sells and distributes its wireless services, phones, and accessories, primarily through retail stores, direct sales, independent dealers, and third party resellers. Dobson Communications has strategic roaming relationship with Cingular Wireless, LLC. The company, formerly known as Dobson Telephone Company, was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


Siemens AG operates as an electronics and electrical engineering company worldwide. Its Information and Communications segment offers analogue and digital telephones, enterprise solutions, carrier networks, wireless modules, and information technology (IT) environment integration, and IT consulting services. The company's Automation and Control segment provides products and services in low voltage control and installation technology; automation, motion control, and drive system; and process automation areas. It develops plants for industry and infrastructure facilities, water and wastewater treatment, and intelligent traffic systems; offers equipment for factory and logistics automation, airport logistics, postal automation, electronics assembly, and materials handling; and provides products and services for monitoring and regulating temperature, fire safety, ventilation, electricity, and lighting, as well as for security of commercial and industrial property, tunnels, ships, and aircraft. Siemens' Power segment offers equipment for converting energy into electricity and heat; and supplies various power-related equipment, systems, and services. The company's Transportation segment provides products and services for railway transportation. Its Medical segment offers diagnostic and therapeutic systems and devices, and information technology systems for clinical and administrative purposes. Siemens' Lighting segment offers lighting products for various applications. Its Financing and Real Estate segment offers various services, including equipment and sales financing, project and export financing, investment management, and insurance services, as well as provides real estate development, disposal, lease, and management services. Siemens AG was founded by Werner von Siemens and Johann Georg Halske in 1847. It was formerly known as Siemens & Halske and changed its name to Siemens AG in 1966. The company is headquartered in Munich, Germany.


Telefonica, S.A. offers a range of diversified telecommunication services in Spain and Latin America. It provides fixed line public voice telephone services, such as Local, domestic long distance, international long distance, and fixed-to-mobile communications services; wireless communications services, including voice services, international roaming, wireless Internet and data services, wireless intranets, and other corporate services; Internet access services; audiovisual content and media services; and data transmission services, as well as wholesale services for telecommunication operators. The company also involves in the publishing, development, and sale of advertising in telephone directories, as well as offers directories online and in telephone-based format. In addition, Telefonica operates contact centers in Spain, Latin America, and Morocco. It primarily operates in Spain; and Latin America, including Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Panama, Uruguay, Venezuela, El Salvador, and Guatemala. As of March 31, 2005, Telefonica had 131.0 million accesses lines. Telefonica has strategic alliances with Terra Networks, S.A.; Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.; and The University of Miami's Information Technology Executive Institute. The company was incorporated in 1924 and is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.


Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A. provides fixed line voice telephony services. It offers local, long-distance, and international fixed line telecommunications services to businesses, consumers, and government agencies. The company also provides a range of other telecommunications services, including mobile telephony, Internet access, integrated service digital network, high-speed data telecommunications, ADSL-based broadband services, sales of equipment and asynchronous transfer mode, as well as leased lines, maritime and satellite telecommunications, telex and telegraphy, audiotex, telecards, and directory services. In addition, Hellenic Telecommunications offers value added services, such as voicemail, call waiting, caller line identification-presentation, call barring, call forwarding, three-party conference, and other services for its fixed line telephony network. It provides fixed line telecommunications services in Greece, Romania, Serbia, and Armenia, as well as mobile telephony services in Armenia, Albania, Bulgaria, and Romania. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Athens, Greece.


Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) P.T. Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk. (TELKOM) provides fixed line telecommunications services in Indonesia. It primarily offers local and domestic long-distance services; limited mobility CDMA-based fixed wireless phone services, as well as international direct dialing services; and cellular services. The company also provides a range of other telecommunications services, including interconnection services; network services, such as satellite transponder leasing, satellite broadcasting, VSAT, audio distribution, satellite-based leased lines, and terrestrial-based leased lines; and data and Internet services that include SMS for fixed line, fixed wireless and cellular phones, dial-up and broadband Internet access, data network services, VoIP services for international calls, ISDN lines, and other multimedia services. In addition, TELKOM offers telephone directory, cable and pay television and related services, and telex and telegram services. The company provides its products and services primarily to residential customers; business customers; and social customers, including churches, hospitals, schools, and government offices, as well as public telephones, including kiosk phones or public phones. TELKOM was founded in 1884 and is headquartered in Bandung, Indonesia.


SK Telecom Co., Ltd. provides wireless telecommunications services in Korea. The company offers cellular services using a network of code division multiple access technology. SK Telecom also develops and commercializes wireless Internet services. It also offers Internet content and services, as well as provides Internet access to its subscribers. Through its subsidiary, SK Teletech Co., Ltd., the company designs, markets, and sells digital handsets under the brand name Sky'. SK Telecom, through another subsidiary, SK Telink Co., Ltd., offers international telecommunications services, including direct-dial, as well as prepaid and postpaid card calling services, bundled services for corporate customers, voice services using Internet protocol, Web-to-phone services, and data services. As of June 30, 2005, the company had approximately 19.2 million subscribers. SK Telecom also provides telematic services that provide drivers with real-time location and traffic information. The company was established in 1984 under the name Korea Mobile Telecommunications Co., Ltd. and changed its name to SK Telecom Co., Ltd. in 1997. The company is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.


France Telecom, through its subsidiaries, offers various telecommunications services, which include fixed line telephony, wireless telephony, multimedia, Internet, data transmission, cable television, and other services to consumers, businesses, and telecommunications operators worldwide. The company operates in six segments: Orange; Wanadoo; Fixed Line, Distribution, Networks, Large Customers, and Operators (FDNLO); Equant, TP Group, and Other International. The Orange segment provides wireless communications services, which include voice and data communications services, primarily in Europe. The Wanadoo segment operates in the European Internet and directories market, and provides multimedia and Internet services. The FDNLO segment provides fixed line telephony services, payphone and card services, cable television, data transfer services, network services, and radio broadcasting services. The Equant segment offers global Internet Protocol, data, network outsourcing, and application development services for multinational businesses. The TP Group segment offers various services that include fixed line telephony, line leasing, radio communications, and Internet services in Poland. The Other International segment offers fixed line telephony services outside France. The company also provides various services, such as email, call signal, automatic call back of the last number, call transfer, three party conversation, caller number and name identification, shortened numbers, toll free numbers, shared cost numbers, management of calls and telephone conferences, management of bills, directory enquiries, and private virtual networks. The company serves approximately 126 million customers worldwide. France Telecom has a strategic partnership with Microsoft for the joint development of multimedia products and services. The company, formerly a part of the French Telecommunications Ministry, was founded in 1990. France Telecom is based in Paris, France.


Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL) provides public international telecommunications services in India. These services directly and indirectly link the Indian domestic telecommunications network to approximately 237 international destinations. The company offers basic, and specialized and value-added services. Basic services include international switched telephone services, including voice, facsimile, and data transmission services; and international telex services, including automatic direct dial telex service; and national long distance services. Specialized and value-added services include international leased lines, Internet telephony, satellite mobile telecommunications, Internet dial-up access, Internet leased line access, electronic data interchange, managed data network services, national long distance, broadband services, video conferencing, transmission of television signals, packet switched data transmission, and e-mail services. As of March 31, 2004, the company operated 12 international switching and transmission facilities for voice, as well as integrated services digital network services at 8 gateways in Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, Ernakulam, Gandhinagar, Jalandhar, and Kanpur. VSNL was formed as the successor to Overseas Communications Service in 1986. The company is based in Mumbai, India. The company launched its global calling card in Sri Lanka in February 2005.


Tele Norte Celular Participaçoes S.A. provides cellular telecommunications services in the states of Para, Amazonas, Maranhao, Amapa, and Roraima in the north and northeast of Brazil. It offers a series of services to prepaid and contract subscribers, as well as business solutions to corporate users. The company provides value-added services, such as fax reception through mobile handsets, voicemail, call forwarding, call waiting and call conferencing, caller line identification, and three-way calling. In addition, Tele Norte Celular offers special services that include customized ring tones, real time play-by-play of soccer matches, information searches, and convenience services. It provides automatic roaming services in Brazil and international roaming services in countries, such as Argentina, Uruguay, and the United States, as well as offers mobile telecommunications services to subscribers of other wireless service providers. The company sells handsets, handset accessories, and calling cards and provides activation services through independent local distributors, company owned stores, and a direct sales force, as well as sells prepaid cards through supermarkets, lottery ticket stands, newsstands, and other retail outlets. As of December 31, 2004, Tele Norte Celular had 18 company-owned stores. The company is headquartered in Brasília, Brazil.


Royal KPN N.V. offers telecommunication services to consumers and businesses in Germany, the Netherlands, and Belgium. The company operates in two divisions, Fixed and Mobile. The Fixed division offers retail and wholesale access services on the Dutch fixed network, local, national, and international telephony, as well as Internet services for the Dutch residential and business markets. It also provides integrated wholesale transmission services. Its products and services are grouped relating to access, traffic, digital TV, wholesale services, and business related solutions. The Mobile division comprises mobile activities in Germany, the Netherlands, and Belgium. It provides mobile telecommunication services, such as standard voice and value-added services, including call waiting, call forwarding, voicemail, and message services like SMS and MMS, and advanced data services, such as i-mode, video telephony, and mobile broadband Internet. Its other activities include various international participations, such as its 65% interest in the satellite communications company Xantic, as well as the retail distribution channel and KPN Sales. As of March 31, 2005, the company served approximately 7.4 million fixed-line subscribers and 1.7 million Internet customers in the Netherlands, as well as 17.7 million mobile customers in Germany, the Netherlands, and Belgium. The company was incorporated in 1989 and was formerly known as Koninklijke PTT Nederland N.V. and changed its name to Koninklijke KPN N.V. or Royal KPN N.V. in 1998. Royal KPN is based in The Hague, The Netherlands.


SureWest Communications serves as a communications holding company. Its wholly owned subsidiaries operate in the Telecommunications, Broadband, and Wireless segments. The Telecommunications segment provides landline telecommunications services, directory advertising, digital subscriber line service, long distance services, and certain nonregulated services. Subsidiaries in this segment include SureWest Telephone, which provides local and toll telephone services, network access services, and certain nonregulated services; SureWest Directories, which publishes and distributes SureWest Telephone''s directory, including the sale of yellow pages advertising, and, which is also engaged in the business of producing, publishing, and distributing directories in other northern California communities outside of SureWest Telephone''s service area; and SureWest Long Distance, a reseller of long distance services, including calling cards and 800 services. The Broadband segment includes the company''s subsidiaries, SureWest Broadband, SureWest Internet, SureWest Custom Data Services, and SureWest Broadband/ Residential Services. This segment provides various services, including high-speed and dial-up Internet; digital video; local, network access, and toll telephone; and managed services in the greater Sacramento area, principally to customers residing outside of SureWest Telephone''s service area. It also offers video programming services to its customers. The Wireless segment consists of the company''s subsidiary, SureWest Wireless, which provides wireless services, including long distance calls, roaming service, custom calling, and other features. It also sells handsets and related communications equipment. The company was incorporated in 1914 and is headquartered in Roseville, California.


Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited provides fixed-line and other basic telecommunications services in Delhi and Mumbai, India. It provides basic fixed-line access; public call offices; global system for mobile communications(GSM) cellular services, such as call waiting, call forwarding, wake-up calls, absent subscriber service caller identification, and WAP. The company also offers mobile and fixed-wireless services based on CDMA technology; interconnection with domestic international long distance carriers and with basic and cellular operators; leased line services; telex services; and intelligent network services. In addition, Mahanagar Telephone Nigam provides Internet access services and broadband services. Further, the company offers domestic fixed-line and mobile services in Mauritius. As of March, 31, 2005, it had approximately 4.1 million of fixed-line telecommunications networks; approximately 881,696 subscribers of GSM; approximately 196,447 limited mobile subscribers of CDMA-based services; and approximately 172,038 Internet access subscribers. The company was formed in 1986 and is based in New Delhi, India.


Magyar Telekom Rt. provides telecom services in Hungary. Its fixed line telecommunications services consist of local, long distance, and international telephony, as well as other telecommunications services, including data transmission, cable television, and Internet services. The company also provides leased lines, data transmission services, and corporate network services; sells telecommunications equipment; and offers network construction and maintenance services. Magyar, through its subsidiary, T-Mobile Hungary, provides mobile telecommunications services in Hungary. The company, through a majority stake in Telekom Montenegro, provides fixed, mobile, and Internet services in Montenegro. The company was incorporated in 1991. It was formerly known as Magyar Telekom Telecommunications Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Magyar Telekom Rt. in May 2005. Magyar Telekom is headquartered in Budapest, Hungary. Magyar Telekom Rt. is majority owned by MagyarCom Holding GmbH, as of March 31, 2005.


KT Corporation provides telecommunication services in Korea. The company operates through two segments, Wireline Communications and Personal Communication Service. The Wireline Communications segment provides various services to fixed-line customers, including local, domestic long-distance, and international long-distance telephone services; interconnection services; Internet services, including broadband Internet access; leased line services; and data communication services. The Personal Communication Service segment primarily offers mobile telecommunications services based on code division multiple access technology. It also provides IMT-2000 services and sells personal communication service handsets. IMT-2000 service is a wireless communication system that enables subscribers to utilize a range of mobile multimedia services, including video phone and wireless data transmission. KT Corp. also offers various other services, including satellite services, and system and network integration services. The company was formed in 1981 and was formerly known as Korea Telecom. It changed its name to Korea Telecom Corp. in 1997 and to KT Corporation in 2002. KT Corp. is headquartered in Sungnam, South Korea.


BT Group plc, through its subsidiaries, provides communications solutions for customers in Europe, the United States, and Asia Pacific. It provides various communications products and services, including voice, data, Internet, and multimedia services, as well as managed and packaged communications solutions to the residential and business markets in the United Kingdom. The company's portfolio covers traditional telephony products, such as calls, analogue/digital lines, and private circuits, as well as networked information technology (IT) services, broadband, and mobility. In addition, BT Group provides network services and solutions to fixed and mobile network operators, Internet service providers, and other service providers in the United Kingdom. Further, it offers managed services and solutions, and networked IT services. These products and services comprise desktop and network equipment and software; transport and connectivity; managed local area network, wide area network, and Internet protocol virtual private network services; managed mobility; applications hosting; storage and security services; and business transformation and change management services. BT Group has an agreement with Warner Music UK, Ltd. to develop on-demand access to music programming from Warner Music's audio and video catalogs of artists over the company's new TV over broadband service in the U.K. The company was founded in 1981 and is based in London.


Compania de Telecomunicaciones de Chile S.A. provides a range of telecommunications and other services to individuals and companies in Chile. It primarily offers local telephone services; domestic long-distance services and international long-distance services; data transmission; dedicated lines; broadband and Wireless Fidelity; terminal equipment sales and leasing; public telephone services; and interconnection service that include connecting calls from long-distance, mobile, and local telephone networks to its local telephone network. The company also provides value-added services, Internet access, and security systems services. CTC Chile, formerly known as Compania de Telefonos de Chile S.A., was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.


Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited provides international mobile and fixed-line telecommunications services with operations in eight countries and territories. It operates mobile telecommunications networks in Hong Kong, India, Israel, Sri Lanka, Paraguay, Ghana, and Macau. The company also owns interests in companies that provide marketing and network services for a mobile telecommunications network in Thailand. These services include voice services, broadband data services, multimedia services, calling features, mobile and fixed- line Internet services, bandwidth services, international direct dialing, services, roaming services, data center services, and mobile and fixed-line Intranet services. It operates various digital mobile networks, including a third-generation network in Hong Kong. The company was formed in March 2004 and is based in Hong Kong. Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited is a subsidiary of Hutchison Whampoa Limited, as of September 3, 2004.


Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) provides fixed and mobile voice-related services, Internet Protocol/packet communications services, sales of telecommunications equipment, systems integration, and other telecommunications related services in Japan. It primarily provides regional communications, long distance and international communications, mobile communications, and data communications services in Japan. The principal services in the regional, and long distance and international communications business include intraprefectural communications services, international communications services, and related ancillary services. The principal services in the mobile communications business include cellular services, personal handyphone system services, Quickcast services, and related ancillary services. The company's data communications business includes systems integration and network systems services. Its other services include building maintenance, real property leasing, systems development, leasing, and research and development. NTT was formed in 1952 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.


Telefonica Of Argentina, Inc. provides a range of telecommunications services in Argentina. The company offers domestic and international long distance telecommunication services, international data transmission services, public telephone services, data transmission and Internet services. It also provides various special services, such as calling cards, toll-free calling, voice messaging, collect calling, and prepaid cards, as well as publishes telephone directories. As of December 31, 2004, Telefonica Of Argentina's telephone system included approximately 4.3 million lines in service. It also sells telephone booth terminals, cellular handsets, batteries, computers, and related equipment. The company was organized in April 1990 as Sociedad Licenciataria Sur S.A. and changed its name to Telefonica of Argentina, Inc. in December 1990. The company is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Telefonica of Argentina, Inc. is a subsidiary of Telefonica S.A.


Telecom Corporation of New Zealand Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides telecommunications services and products to residential and business customers primarily in New Zealand and Australia. It operates through four segments: NZ Wired, NZ Wireless, International, and Australian Operations. The NZ Wired segment provides fixed line and value-added services for voice and data communications, internet access and online services, IT and communications solutions, and directories publishing. The NZ Wireless segment provides wireless voice and data services. The International segment provides international telecommunications via a direct network to international carriers and bilateral relationships worldwide. The Australian Operations segment offers various fixed and mobile telecommunications services provided to residential; small, medium, and large business; corporate; and government customers. The company was established in 1987 and is based in Wellington, New Zealand.


Multiband Corp., through its subsidiaries, provide voice, data, and video services to business, government, and multidwelling customers in the United States. Its Multiband Consumer Services (MCS) encompasses the subsidiary corporations, such as Multiband USA, Inc., URON, Inc., Minnesota Digital Universe, Inc. (MDU), and Rainbow Satellite Group, LLC. The company, through MCS division, provides communication and entertainment services, such as local dial tone, long distance, highspeed Internet, and expanded satellite television services. As of April 1, 2005, MCS had 36,816 subscriptions, which include 1,386 voice subscriptions, 31,177 video subscriptions, and 4,253 Internet subscriptions. Multiband was founded in 1933. The company was formerly known as Vicom, Incorporated and changed its name to Multiband Corporation in 2004. Multiband is based in New Hope, Minnesota.