Instituto de Telecomunicações (it
) is a private, not-for-profit organization, of public interest, a partnership of eight institutions with research and development in the field of Telecommunications.
it mission is to create and disseminate scientific knowledge in the field of telecommunications.
is actively involved in fundamental and applied research both at national and international levels. Simultaneously it is committed to foster higher education and training, by hosting and tutoring graduate and postgraduate students. it
also plays its role towards public society with public awareness initiatives, knowledge transfer to industry, and by providing consulting services on a non-competing basis.