Siemens COM
Siemens Communications was the communication
Telecommunication is the transmission of information over significant distances to communicate. In earlier times, telecommunications involved the use of visual signals, such as beacons, smoke signals, semaphore telegraphs, signal flags, and optical heliographs, or audio messages via coded...

s and information
Information in its most restricted technical sense is a message or collection of messages that consists of an ordered sequence of symbols, or it is the meaning that can be interpreted from such a message or collection of messages. Information can be recorded or transmitted. It can be recorded as...

 business of German
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

Industry refers to the production of an economic good or service within an economy.-Industrial sectors:There are four key industrial economic sectors: the primary sector, largely raw material extraction industries such as mining and farming; the secondary sector, involving refining, construction,...

Conglomerate (company)
A conglomerate is a combination of two or more corporations engaged in entirely different businesses that fall under one corporate structure , usually involving a parent company and several subsidiaries. Often, a conglomerate is a multi-industry company...

 Siemens AG
Siemens AG
Siemens AG is a German multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Munich, Germany. It is the largest Europe-based electronics and electrical engineering company....

. It was the largest division of Siemens and is divided into Mobile Networks, Fixed Networks and Enterprise business units.


As of October 1, 2006 Siemens Communications has been divided into two companies: The Carrier business (mobile networks, fixed networks, carrier services) became Siemens Networks GmbH & Co. KG and merged with Nokia to form Nokia Siemens Networks
Nokia Siemens Networks
Nokia Siemens Networks is a global data networking and telecommunications equipment company headquartered in Espoo, Finland. It is a joint venture between Nokia of Finland and Siemens of Germany...


The Enterprise Division became Siemens Enterprise Communications GmbH & Co. KG. As of the 1st October 2008 Siemens Enterprise Communications
Siemens Enterprise Communications
Siemens Enterprise Communications is a joint venture between the American private equity firm The Gores Group and German industrial conglomerate Siemens AG.The joint venture was announced on July 29, 2008, and was launched on October 1, 2008...

 became a joint venture between Siemens AG and the Gores Group.The company's vision is LifeWorks. Its about creating a seamless collaboration across wireless, fixed and enterprise networks. The end result is a way of working that they call Open Communications. The new IP phones are called OpenStage.

The Wireless Modules business unit of Siemens Communications (which designs and manufactures GSM and 3G modules for the M2M markets) moved to Siemens' Automation & Drives division, and is now a stand alone entity known as Cinterion Wireless Modules
Cinterion Wireless Modules
Cinterion Wireless Modules GmbH, formerly Siemens Wireless Modules, is a manufacturer of wireless modules for the cellular machine-to-machine communication. The company is based in Munich, Germany and has about 335 employees worldwide. It was acquired from Siemens in June 2008 by a group of...


Realitis is a PABX telephone
The telephone , colloquially referred to as a phone, is a telecommunications device that transmits and receives sounds, usually the human voice. Telephones are a point-to-point communication system whose most basic function is to allow two people separated by large distances to talk to each other...

 system built in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
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. It is now branded as Hipath DX. It is the replacement to the popular ISDX PABX, also built by Siemens.

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