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2010

  • Posta Certificat@ is a free service of the Public Administration: a secure e-mail address for legally-valid e-mail communication between citizens and government entities
  • Line@Medica Diabete is the first service for monitoring glycaemia when on the move via mobile phone
  • At “Green City Energy”  the prototype of the Smart Emergency service enabling the public passing nearby lamp-posts to activate an emergency call  without the need of a phone device
  • Roll out of the new cloud computing platform
  • The 21 Megabit next-generation mobile network launched in Milan and Rome
  • Mobile internet, wi-fi and high-quality telephony on Frecciarossa trains
  • After Rome, Milan and Catania, the trial of the fibre network in Turin

2011

  • First  HD (High Definition) voice service on the Italian mobile market
  • Veneto region’s main city  try out 100 Megabit per second connections on fibre network
  • Trials in Rome for “Wireless Patrol”,  a security system  to enhance security on the streets of Italy’s capital
  • Telecom Italia Green:  a line of eco-friendly products built to ensure environmental sustainability and energy savings
  • Agreements with the provinces of Sondrio and Brescia to use “mini-trenches”,  non-invasive digging techniques to lay broadband network infrastructure to bridge the digital divide

2012

  • Molinette Hospital and Telecom Italia launch distance monitoring service via mobile phone medicine
  • The new generation 42.2 Megabit Mobile Network comes to Milan,  Rome and other Italian locations
  • Public trials of LTE (Long Term Evolution) mobile technology in Turin
  • Agreement between the Environment Ministry and Telecom Italia to reduce the carbon footprint for telecommunications and ICT
  • A new telecommunications network via radio for the Pelagian Islands  to solve the  problem of damage to the optical fibre undersea cables
  • Telecom Italia and Palermo University start a trial of the “HELP” a remote medicine project for patients with Parkinson’s disease
  • LTE services rollout in Rome, Milan, Turin and Naples
  • NFC (Near Field Communications) cell phone payments trial in Milan
  • Launch of ultra-broadband services over the fiber-optic network in Rome, Turin and Naples

2013

  • Agreement between the Province of Trento, Telecom Italia and the Fiat Research Centre for a research project aimed at improving road safety through the use of vehicles connected to the 4G mobile network and localization services
  • Experimental hd live streaming of the Nordic World Ski Championship on the LTE network
  • Test for  a “mobile ticketing” platform for public transport in Emilia Romagna and Naples
  • Testing of the Secure Digital Identity service:  through the SIM card it will be possible to securely access PA and Health online services and sign digital documents
  • FTTCab (Fiber to the Cabinet) architecture-based ultra-broadband services  available in 25 Italian cities
  • 100 Megabit access available in Milan through FTTH (Fiber To The Home) architecture
  • LTE services arrive in Cremona,  providing outdoor coverage of over 46% of the nation's population, increasing to around 60% by 2015
  • Fibre network reaches Foggia, aiming at covering over 50% of the population by 2016


2014

  • Telecom Italia and ANCI (National Association of Italian Municipalities) sign an agreement for the experimentation of innovative services dedicated to smart cities. The  programme foresees the start-up of experimental services for energy and urban monitoring in four Italian cities
  • Italy first “live” test, in Turin. of Advanced LTE Technology on the TIM network. Also available to the public prototypes of new LTE dongles for mobile use of HD 4K multimedia content
  • Polytechnic University of Turin and Telecom Italia experiment a  new generation of drones for smart cities. The evolution of service robotics applied to the smart cities of the future to guarantee more liveable and safer cities
  • Telecom Italia launches the first Call Centre accessible to deaf people. This new method of interaction is made possible by the Pedius APP, available for both Apple and Android, which allows people to call 187 and 119 using voice recognition and synthesis technologies.
  • Telecom Italia is the first in Italy to launch 4G+ on the TIM network. LTE Advanced technology becomes available nationally to offer connections at up to 180 Mbps on smartphones and tablets and will shortly reach 225 Mbps. the  service is active in 60 cities
  • TIM brings the number of Italian cities where 4G Plus, which can reach real transmission speeds of around twice those available with normal 4G, is already available to 120

2015

  • “Superfibra” is  the new ultra-broadband service  based on the optic fibre network realized in Ftttcab (Fibre to the Cabinet) architecture
  • TIM and Huawei start off the first LTE Broadcast technology live test in Italy, the new generation of mobile TV which, thanks to TIM’s 4G network, allows simultaneous access to multiple events’ live HD contents, through your own mobile device
  • Thanks to the partnership between Telecom Italia and Sky, Italy enter the quadruple play era: for the first time integrated landline and mobile, internet and TV services
  • Olivetti launches its first 3D printer. Is is manufactured entirely in Italy and all the technology used is Italian
  • TIM accelerates development of lte technology and brings its internet connection up to 300 mbit per second. TIM is the first in Italy to make in-field download connections available on its LTE network with Three Carrier Aggregation
  • TIM  becomes the Group's sole brand for commercial offers in fixed, mobile and the internet

2016

  • The new TIM trademark is revealed 
  • Agreement between TIM and Huawei for the development of Internet of Things solutions for the mobile networks. It is an important step for the evolution of the 4G mobile network and  future 5G towards IoT, a sector in strong development in ICT
  • In Verona, TIM has launched the evolution of 4G Plus through “Three Carrier Aggregation”, the new technology that brings the maximum mobile connectivity speed up to 300 Mbps
  • TIMvision's decoder with the Android TV operating system is on the market. Created in collaboration with Google, it provides direct access to very high quality on-demand television content and that found on the web from any type of TV
  • TIM is the first in Italy, in Perugia, to launch the ultrabroadband service on the new FTTH (Fiber To The Home) network
  • TIM launches the "intelligent" 4G in Palermo. It is the first operator in Europe to deploy Huawei’s innovative CloudRAN technology, enabling better performances and increased LTE network capacity where needed
  • TIM and Vivendi launch the STUDIO+ service, the new application dedicated to the viewing of contents produced and filmed for smartphones.
  • TIM is the first European operator to offer its business and retail customers in Rome, Palermo and Sanremo speeds of up to 500 Mbps in download on its mobile 4.5G network

2017

  • TIM and Ericsson strength their cooperation in the development of 5G technology to speed up evolution towards the new network
  • Agreement with the Municipality of Turin: TIM starts building Italy’s first 5G network in this urban area, with the aim of covering the entire city by 2020
  • Bari and Matera are set to become the first “5G cities” in the South where the testing of innovative services will start in sectors such as healthcare, industry 4.0, tourism, culture, automotive and road safety.  he project, developed by TIM, Fastweb and Huawei, won the call for tenders of the Ministry of Economic Development
  • TIM Easy 4G is the first 4G cell phone, equipped with a traditional keyboard for ease of use, designed for a public which is less comfortable with technology
  • TIMGAMES is the new homegaming platform to play directly on the home TV set, made possible by the new TIM BOX decoder and ultrafast fiber. It is an element of the commercial strategy which is increasingly centered on packages with mobile and fixed ultrabroadband connectivity and premium digital content
  • Launch of the commercial service for the Internet of Things based on LTE NB-IoT technology which is already  available  for over 75% of TIM's 4G network and  will be completed by this coming January 2018
  • TIM, Fastweb and Huawei start 5G testing in Bari and Matera. The d areas of intervention relate to:  smart city, public safety, environmental monitoring, industry 4.0, 5G healthcare, as well as media education and virtual reality, automotive, mobility and road safety. The three companies submitted the joint plant and won the call for tender of  the Ministry of Economic Development
  • First application of the ‘virtual reality’ with the 5G technology in Turin: an immersive vitual reality tour on Piazza Carlo Alberto from the Politecnico
  • The fiber coverage plan keeps going. In 2017 the last municipalities reached by TIM UBB network are Troina and Catenanuova (Sicily)

2018

  • TIM is the exclusive supplier on the Italian market of ZTE Axon M,
     the new dual-screen foldable smartphone
  • TIMpersonal, an innovative electronic money solution. For our mobile customers a virtual prepaid Mastercard card free of charge via the dedicated App
  • In Bari and Matera the first concrete applications of 5G. With Fastweb and Huawei we presented the first solutions in the tourism sector and Industry 4.0. Remote visits to the archaeological sites of Matera using Virtual Reality and maintenance of naval engines in Bari supported by Augmented Reality
  • In San Marino the first 5G services. The operational stage of 5G testing kicks off with the definition of a plan to upgrade the mobile network in collaboration with Nokia, and the launch of the first next generation services