hone channel called ‘Telesales’ with a network of 23 partners having a total of 3,500 operators and the ‘Agent’ channel with 100 direct agents and a network of 45 partners with 900 sales agents. In addition to these partners, there is the ‘International Ethnic’ channel, a network of 26 partners focused on international prepaid card services and associated traffic packages. The ‘Pull’ channel, including the retail network of shops, dealers, and large retailers, amounting to a total of approximately 5,800 retail points of sale (as of December 31, 2014). In addition to these partners, distribution is done through the ‘Public Telephone’ channel, including 15 technical partners to provide maintenance and other related services. Business: The business distribution channels are made up of business partner channel; value added reseller channel; outbound call center; senior agent; and shops. National Wholesale Services: The National Wholesale Services division manages relationships with approximately 300 other telco operators, who could be both customers and competitors of the company. Brazil Business Area The company operates in the mobile and fixed telecommunications sector in Brazil through the Tim Brasil (Tim Brasil Serviços e Participações S.A.) group, which offers mobile services using UMTS, GSM, and Long Term Evolution technologies. With the acquisitions of 700MHz and 2.5GHz radiofrequencies, the focus is on speeding up the development of 3G and 4G networks. Moreover, with the acquisitions of Intelig Telecomunicações Ltda., Tim Fiber RJ, and Tim Fiber SP (merged into Tim Celular S.A.), the portfolio of services has been expanded by offering fiber optic data transmission using full Internet protocol technology, such as Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing and Multi Protocol Labeling Switching, and offering residential broadband services. As of December 31, 2014, the company had 75.7 million mobile telephone lines in Brazil. Distribution Tim Brasil distributes its SIM cards and prepaid recharges in all states of Brazil. The company has approximately 12,000 points of sale, between Premium stores and resellers (exclusive or multi-brand), also counting on the capacity of large retail chains. Tim Brasil prepaid customers have, in addition to the traditional points of sale, alternative recharging channels, such as supermarkets and newsstands, totaling approximately 450,000 points all over Brazil. Majority devices are sold on credit card and could be paid in approximately 12 installments. Media Media operates in the management of digital multiplexes, as well as the provision of accessory services and digital signal broadcasting platforms to third parties. In 2014, Telecom Italia Media and Gruppo Editoriale L’Espresso completed the business combination of the digital terrestrial network operator businesses controlled by Persidera S.p.A. and Rete A S.p.A., respectively. Regulation The company’s operations in Brazil are subject to the 1997 General Law on Telecommunications (Lei Geral de Telecomunicações) and to a regulatory framework for the provision of telecommunications services adopted by the Regulatory Agency for Telecommunications—Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações. History Telecom Italia S.p.A. was founded in 1908 under Italian law.
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