Definition of Marconi Corporation plc from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Marconi Corporation plc

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a former British company which made radio, telecommunications and Internet equipment. It was started by Guglielmo Marconi as the Wireless Telegraph and Signal Company in London in 1897, became the General Electric Company, was renamed Marconi plc in 1999 and Marconi Corporation plc in 2003. The Marconi Corporation was bought in 2006 and a new company, Telent, was formed.