Telecom Italia Mobile Logo – Telecom Italia Mobile (TIM) is an operator of mobile telephony multinational and also engaged in the manufacture of mobile phones and the functioning of the networks of GSM , EDGE and UMTS owned by Telecom Italia in Italy (covering nearly 99% ), with franchises in Turkey and Brazil . In Europe , TIM is part of Alliance FreeMove . TIM Peru was sold to America Movil and is now known as Claro . Digitel TIM of Venezuela was recently sold to and Entel Bolivia before ownership of TIM was nationalized in favor of Bolivian state in 2006. TIM Greece , the Greek operator Telecom Italia, formerly known as STET Greece , was sold in 2005 to Apax Partners and Texas Pacific Group , but still using the TIM brand.
TIM is the default network for customers Britons of Telefónica O2 entering Italy.