Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.
GSMA Europe is the European interest group of the GSM Association, representing 167 members in 50 European countries/areas serving 600 million customers. The GSM Association (GSMA) is the global trade association representing more than 700 GSM mobile phone operators across 217 countries of the world. In addition, more than 180 manufacturers and suppliers support the Association's initiatives as key partners.
For more than 20 years, Microsoft has been operating in Europe, enabling people and businesses throughout the region to realise their potential. An industry leader, Microsoft is also committed to corporate responsibility and community participation. The company works with all levels of government and academia, and supports numerous programmes for social and economic development.
Deutsche Telekom is one of the leading integrated telecommunications companies worldwide with more than 119 million mobile customers, around 37 million fixed-network lines and more than 13 million broadband lines (as at: December 31, 2007). Deutsche Telekom's three product brands, T-Home, T-Mobile and T-Systems, offer its customers around the world modern telecommunications products and services from a single source – fixed-network telephony, broadband Internet, mobile communications and ICT solutions. As an international group of companies with some 240,000 employees in around 50 countries throughout the world, Deutsche Telekom generated half of its revenues of EUR 62.5 billion outside Germany in 2007.
Vodafone Group Plc is the world's leading mobile telecommunications company, with a significant presence in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and the United States through the Company's subsidiary undertakings, joint ventures, associated undertakings and investments. The Group's mobile subsidiaries operate under the brand name 'Vodafone'. In the United States the Group's associated undertaking operates as Verizon Wireless. During the last two financial years, the Group has also entered into arrangements with network operators in countries where the Group does not hold an equity stake. Under the terms of these Partner Network Agreements, the Group and its partner networks co-operate in the development and marketing of global services under dual brand logos.
Yahoo! Inc. is a leading global Internet brand and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations worldwide. Yahoo! is focused on powering its communities of users, advertisers, publishers, and developers by creating indispensable experiences built on trust.