Die Initiatoren in der EU
Teachtoday wird von einer Vielzahl an europäischen Initiatoren aus Internet-, Mobilfunk- und sozialen Netzwerken unterstützt. In Zusammenarbeit mit European Schoolnet werden innovative Projekte für Kinder, Jugendliche, Pädagogen und Eltern erstellt und umgesetzt.
European Schoolnet (EUN) is a network of 28 Ministries of Education in Europe dedicated to supporting schools in the effective and responsible use of technology in learning, promoting the European dimension and raising the quality of education in Europe. As European leader in the field of school collaboration, it strives with the European Commission and industry to meet educational needs and equip youngsters and teachers with the skills to succeed in the knowledge society. Through innovative projects, initiatives and partnerships, European Schoolnet enables peers to exchange ideas and learn from each other for the benefit of today's young Europeans.
Buongiorno is a multinational leader in digital entertainment. With the acquisition of iTouch in 2007, Buongiorno has become the world’s #1 in mobile content: music, video, games, social networking, mobile and interactive TV. The Company counts on an unparalleled international presence with 38 offices and business in 53 countries, direct connections with +100 telcos and access to over 2 billion mobile customers. Buongiorno is market leader in Europe and is one of the top 3 players in 8 of the world’s most important geographies. The Company operates with two business lines: mobile value-added services (Consumer Services) through its proprietary brand Blinko and partnerships with the main telecom operators and digital marketing services also referred to as sponsored content (Marketing Services).
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. Millions of people use Facebook everyday to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet.
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.
O2 is a pan-European telecommunications company with operations in the UK, Ireland, Isle of Man, Germany, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Orange is a key brand of the France Telecom Group, providing mobile, broadband, fixed, business and entertainment services across Europe. It is one of the world's leading telecommunications operators with more than 170 million customers on five continents.
In June, 2006, Orange became the single brand for mobile, broadband and multi-play offers. In addition, Orange Business Services became the new banner for business communications solutions. Orange Business Services is present in 166 countries with network reach in 220.
In the UK, Orange provides high quality GSM coverage to 99% of the UK population. At the end of September 2008, Orange had over 16.84 million customers in the UK – 15.82 million active mobile customers and over one million fixed broadband customers.
The Telecom Italia Group is active in fixed-line and mobile telecommunications, the internet and media, respectively through Telecom Italia, TIM, Alice and Virgilio, La7 and MTV Italia, all of which are high-profile brands with a reputation for competency and reliability. At the heart of Telecom Italia’s operations is a portfolio that ranges from consumer-focused convergent communications services to business-oriented advanced ICT solutions. In everything it does, the Group seeks to cater as closely as possible to the needs and requirements of each customer group.
In addition to its domestic market leadership, the Group has a significant presence in Latin America, where TIM Brasil is one of the country’s leading carriers, offers broadband services in Germany and Holland, and manages 50% of all international carrier traffic in the Mediterranean basin.
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.