Telecom Italia is an Italian telecommunications company which provides landline services, mobile services, and DSL data services. It was founded in 1994 in a merger of several state-owned telecommunications companies, the most important of which was SocietÃ Italiana per L'Esercizio Telefonico p.A. , known as S.I.P., from the initials of the earlier SocietÃ Idroelettrica Piemontese, the former state monopoly telephone operator in Italy. The companies stock is traded in the Borsa Italiana.
Telecom Italia, TIM , TIM Brasil , Olivetti , Telecom Italia Sparkle are the main brands of Telecom Italia Group.