Telecom Italia Roams With NTT Com

Telecom Italia signs agreement with NTT Communications for WiFi access and broadband services in Japan and Italy

May 18, 2005

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MILAN -- Telecom Italia and NTT Communications (NTT Com) have signed an international roaming agreement on Wi-Fi technology. Thanks to this agreement Telecom Italia is the first European partner of the Japanese Telecom Operator to activate this service.

Starting from today, all Telecom Italia customers travelling to Japan, will have the possibility of being connected to Internet and using broadband services in a wireless mode in more than 1,500 NTT Com Wi-Fi hotspots all over Japan, using their normal subscription already signed in Italy and with the usual access modalities. In the same way, all NTT Com customers travelling to Italy will be able to use Telecom Italia Wi-Fi access in about 700 sites presently covering our territory, with no need for new registration, but always using their personal password and username.

This agreement reinforces the activities of Telecom Italia in developing public Wi-Fi service and allows to consolidate network infrastructures interoperability, making them available to customers in growing geographical areas.

With this agreement, 45 are the countries in which Telecom Italia Wi-Fi service is active, for a total amount of 20,000 available access points, thanks to specific roaming agreements with the most important international Telecoms Operators.

Telecom Italia SpA

NTT Communications Corp.

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