Over the last 25 years TM Forum has not only grown in numbers, we’ve expanded into verticals and businesses that are dependent on the communications industry for their success. Starting with only 8 members in 1988, the Forum has grown and evolved to consistently meet the needs of the changing market.
TM Forum is a global trade association trusted by the world’s largest enterprises, service providers and suppliers to help them continuously transform to succeed in the digital economy. We help our members reduce cost and risk, improve business agility and grow their business through a wealth of knowledge, tools, standards, training and practical advice. We bring together more than 85,000 professionals from 900+ member companies to share experiences, collaborate and rapidly solve critical business challenges including IT transformation, business process optimization, big data analytics, cloud management, customer experience management and cyber security.
Our three strategic programs—Agile Business & IT, Customer Engagement and Open Digital —enable us to provide a platform for overcoming the barriers to an open digital world including member benefits that Inform, Innovate, Accelerate and Optimize members’ business decisions and operations. By providing a neutral and open platform for collaboration between service providers, enterprises and their suppliers, the Forum helps its members overcome the barriers to an open digital economy.
The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide. Spanning more than 220 countries, the GSMA unites over 800 of the world’s mobile operators with 250 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and Internet companies, as well as organisations in industry sectors such as financial services, healthcare, media, transport and utilities.
GSMA Membership provides you with access to the very latest industry intelligence and information, via a range of tools from knowledge bases, covering all aspects of mobile communications, to up-to-date market data from all over the world. The GSMA also provides a sophisticated, multi-faceted platform through which you can promote your business and your brand on the world stage. Members can use the GSMA’s global reach to communicate with the broader mobile industry through exhibitions and sponsorship, as well as global marketing, PR and online promotional programmes.
ETSI, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, produces globally-applicable standards for Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), including fixed, mobile, radio, converged, broadcast and internet technologies.
We are officially recognized by the European Union as a European Standards Organization. The high quality of our work and our open approach to standardization has helped us evolve into a European roots – global branches operation with a solid reputation for technical excellence.