Sponsorship is one of the best ways to enhance your organization’s visibility at ICC 2004. Your name will be promoted to leading specialists and business leaders in telecommunications industry at Paris Conference. A range of sponsorship packages are available, and the organizers of ICC 2004 2004 will be more than happy to talk to you about participating as sponsors.
For sponsorship opportunities, please contact M. Alain Glavieux, alain.glavieux@enst-bretagne.fr

• Diamond Patrons

Alcatel provides communications solutions to telecommunication carriers, Internet service providers and enterprises for delivery of voice, data and video applications to their customers or to their employees. Alcatel leverages its leading position in fixed and mobile broadband networks, applications and services to bring value to its customers in the framework of a broadband world. With sales of EURO 12.5 billion in 2003, Alcatel operates in more than 130 countries.

France Telecom is one of the world's leading telecommunications carriers, with 114,9 million customers on the five continents (220 countries and territories) and consolidated operating revenues of 46,6 billion euro for 2002 (34,5 billion euro at September 30th, 2003). Through its major international brands, including Orange, Wanadoo, Equant and GlobeCast, France Telecom provides businesses, consumers and other carriers with a complete portfolio of solutions that spans local, long-distance and international telephony, wireless, Internet, multimedia, data, broadcast and cable TV services. France Telecom is the second-largest wireless operator and Internet access provider in Europe, and a world leader in telecommunications solutions for multinational corporations. France Telecom (NYSE: FTE) is listed on the Paris and New York stock exchanges.

• Gold Patrons

The Cegetel Group, formed at the end of 1996, is the No. 1 private telecommunications operator in France, with nearly 17 million customers and a turnover of 7.1 billion Euros in 2002. The Group now covers all types of telecoms business: mobile telephony with SFR, and fixed telephony and the Internet with Cegetel. The Cegetel Group offering is targeted at both residential and business customers. It relies on its own telecommunications networks wich enable it to provide its customers with a full range of services (voice and data transmission), with full control of their quality. The Cegetel Group has a presence throughout France and employs 8,700 people. It occupies a top position on the French economy with a market share of more than 20% of the telecommunications sector.

Thales is a world leader in professional electronics in three key markets: Aerospace, Defence and Information Technology & Services (IT&S). The Group employs 63,000 people in nearly 50 countries worldwide, and generated revenues of over €11 billion in 2002. Thales Communications is a system designer, prime contractor, integrator and value-added services provider, offering turnkey solutions for communication and information systems in defence and government markets. It employs 9000 staff in 15 countries worldwide and generates annual revenues of around 1.7 billion euros. For more information, please visit our website at www.thalesgroup.com

• Silver Patrons

Becoming the provider of choice for mobile communication services is Bouygues Telecom’s ambition as it seeks to give its customers the best. Bouygues Telecom introduced mobile phone contracts to France in 1996, and continues to design useful, simple, high-quality and affordable products for both individual and business customers. As part of these efforts, the company launched i-mode mobile internet services in November 2002. By early October 2003, more than 300,000 Bouygues Telecom customers in France had signed up to i-mode, and were able to access more than 185 sites offering practical information and exchange e-mails with messaging systems throughout the world. Bouygues Telecom is also one of the world’s leading mobile phone operators, with international coverage in more than 170 countries.
i-mode and the i-mode logo are registered trademarks of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan and other countries.

Siemens Information and Communication Networks (ICN) is a leading global provider of communication solutions for enterprises and carriers. Its
portfolio ranges from real-time IP-based applications, IP convergence
solutions and broadband access systems to
optical transport networks. ICN also provides consulting and services. With its innovative LifeWorks concept, ICN is developing a uniform platform that transcends the boundaries of corporate, fixed and mobile networks, enabling providers to offer new services and enterprises to boost productivity. In fiscal 2003 (year-end September 30), ICN and its 33,000 employees posted worldwide sales of 7.1 billion euros, recording approx. 900 million euros of that in the United States.

Further information about ICN is available at:


The Siemens Information and Communication Mobile Group (Siemens mobile) is one of the world's leading full-line suppliers in the field of mobile communication, offering mobile phones, cordless phones, wireless modules and mobile infrastructure, as well as all radio and switching modules, consulting services and systems integration. The mobile communication arm of Siemens AG markets products and services in more than 120 countries, generating sales of EUR 10 billion with a workforce of some 26,900 people in fiscal 2003 (September 30). Siemens mobile is the world market leader in prepaid solutions and digital cordless phones. More: www.siemens-mobile.com

• Bronze Patrons

With over 80 years of experience in providing reliable, high-quality products to both corporate clients and general consumers all over the world, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TSE: 6503) is a recognized world leader in the manufacture, marketing and sales of electrical and electronic equipment used in information processing and communications, space development and satellite communications, consumer electronics, industrial technology, energy, transportation and building equipment. The Mitsubishi Electric ITE-TCL research centre has been created in Rennes, France in November 1995. The aim of this research centre is to design future communication paradigms for wireless broadband communications. There are three main domains of competence requiring high collaboration between the different departments: digital communications, communication protocols, as well as hardware and software technologies. In practice, the laboratory addresses three areas of applications: W-LANs and W-PANs; Performance testing for third-generation mobile communication equipment; System design for future generations of mobile networks.

Made up of the seven major Graduate Schools of France in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (Télécom Paris, ENST Bretagne, Télécom INT, INT Management, Eurécom, ENIC, IAAI), the Groupe des Ecoles de Telecommunications (GET) represents more than 500 researchers in 60 research labs, 450 PhD, 2500 engineering and management students, 300 master's students. The GET is a major higher education group in France and one of the top level universities in the ICT field in Europe.

• Technical Sponsors
• Cooperative Sponsors