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The young Marconi began trying to apply for a patent for his invention and travelled from Italy to Britain in 1896.
Prior to joining Marconi in 2000, Ferrara held senior- level positions in marketing and operations at Startec Global Communications and MCI.
Railtrack claimed it was owed for shares in Easynet, an Internet service provider of which Marconi owned 72 per cent.
The sale of Marconi Applied Technologies will fetch the British company pounds 50 million in cash and pounds 7 million in a loan note, taking the total value of asset sales since last September to pounds 1.
The $36 million Air Force contract calls for Marconi to modify a minimum of 50 aircraft.
The Marconi Society was founded in 1974 by Gioia Marconi Braga to honor her father, radio inventor Guglielmo Marconi.
LONDON: MONI) today launched the Marconi Service Router, the company's first product in its new portfolio of carrier-grade IP service delivery systems.
Virtex-II Platform FPGAs have the right combination of feature set and powerful development software that Marconi needed for their SDH technology," said Roberto Rosaia, area sales director for Southern Europe.
Commenting on the sale, Marconi chief executive Mike Parton said: ``This transactions represents good news for Marconi Applied Technologies, its customers and staff, as well as Marconi.
The first scenario they put forward sees Marconi become the victim of a feeding frenzy itself as rival telecom firms move in to pick over its carcass.
Today's event celebrated December 12, 1901, when Guglielmo Marconi stood on Signal Hill in Newfoundland and heard the three dots of the letter 'S' come through in Morse Code from 2,000 miles away in Cornwall.
British Aerospace and Marconi - together employing some 130,000 people worldwide, more than 18,000 of them in the United States - said most jobs would be safeguarded.