Glossary

BITKOM (German federal association for information technology, telecommunication and new media)

The German federal association for information technology, telecommunication and new media (BITKOM) is a registered association based in Berlin. The association represents more than 1,350 companies with altogether 135 billion Euros turnover. Members are equipment providers, software providers, IT-service-providers, telecommunication service provider and content provider. BITKOM lobbies the areas of improving the basic regulatory conditions, modernising of the educational system and an innovation-oriented economic policy.