Iliad SA operates as an alternative dial-up and broadband Internet Service Provider (ISP) in France. It also operates in the French fixed telephony market. The company engages in the study, implementation, maintenance, operation, management or marketing all systems, equipment, networks or services in the fields of telecommunications, Internet, data processing, telematics, and communications, including installation and operation of electronic communications networks. It also engages in the publishing and dissemination of all services, programs and information, in particular, to publish and provide telephone and telematics services to the public and disseminate audiovisual communications services by any technical means, in particular, through the press, radio, audio-visual media, video or remote transmission, on magnetic or other media. The company operates in three business segments: Internet segment, telephony segment, and other services segment. Internet segment The Internet segment business focuses on: the provision of Internet access by the company Free, based on both dial-up access, which includes two services, one a pay-as-you-go service and the other a fixed-rate package offering 50 hours of access per month, and broadband Internet access via ADSL; and the provision of shared Web site hosting and the registration of domain names by the company Online. Telephony segment The company’s telephony segment focuses on the activities of the fixed telephony operator One.Tel and those of the prepaid phone card provider Kertel, as well as on the call termination business developed by Kedra. With approximately 335,000 customers as of December 31, 2004, One.Tel is a relatively small fixed telecommunications operator. Kertel, which is the second major provider of prepaid phone cards in France, offers call termination services in particular to the Group’s fixed telephony business. Other Services Segment Other Services include directory services, mainly the ANNU reverse look-up directory accessible by Minitel, telephone, Internet and SMS text messaging; and e-commerce operations Socie´te´.com and Assunet.com. Assunet S.A. operates as a web-based insurance broker; and Socie´te´ S.A. operates a Web site providing information about companies. Customers The company’s primary online customers include small office/home office (SOHO) customers, and small and medium-sized businesses. Competition The company’s main competitors include: international Internet service providers, such as Wanadoo, AOL, TOnline.net (Club-Internet), Tiscali, Telecom Italia and neuf telecom. The company’s competitors include: France Te´le´com, Intercall, and GTS Omnicom. History Iliad SA was incorporated in 1987.
iliad sa (ILIAF:OTC US)
16, rue de la Ville l'Evêque
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