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​​​​​Trends in Telecomm​unication Reform 2015: Getting ready for the digital economy

Under the overarching theme “Getting ready for the digital economy“, the 15th edition of Trends in Telecommunication Reform discusses changing ICT consumer behaviour, consumer empowerment and protection in the digital age. It further explores the opportunities and challenges of big data and what it means from a regulatory perspective; why competition matters. It also attempts […]

LET’S ROAM THE WORLD: The ITU Global Strategic Dialogue on International Mobile Roaming (IMR)

ITU is organizing the LET’S ROAM THE WORLD: The ITU Global Strategic Dialogue on International Mobile Roaming (IMR) that will take place at  ITU Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, on 18 September 2015 in conjunction with the annual meeting of the ITU-D Study Groups (Study Group 2 on 7-11 September and Study Group 1 on 14-18 […]

WSIS 2015 Action Line C6 on Enabling Environment – Interactive Session on “Fostering Open Access to International Fiber”

During the WSIS Forum 2015 to be held at the ITU premises in Geneva from 25 to 29 May 2015, Action Line C6 on Enabling Environment is organizing an interactive session on “Fostering Open Access to International Fiber” to discuss on how to best leverage existing initiatives to enrich the dialogue and strengthen cooperation at […]

WSIS Forum 2015- Interactive session: Action Line C6 on Fostering open access to international fiber

To make broadband Internet access more affordable and available, particularly in developing countries, access to international fiber optic communications should be provided on an open, fair and equitable basis. Enabling policy, regulatory, technical and commercial measures are key to the development of affordable access.  The discussion will focus on how to best leverage existing initiatives […]

ITU Regional Economic and Financial Forum of Telecommunications/ICTs for Latin America and the Caribbean

ITU/BDT is organizing the ITU Regional Economic and Financial Forum of Telecommunications/ICTs for Latin America and the Caribbean to be held in Nassau, Bahamas from 21-24 April 2015.  The Forum will focus, among other interesting subjects, on Mobile Money (MM) Services; Relevant market definition and significant market power (SMP); approaches and best practices for Broadband […]

ITU-D Regional Economic and Financial Forum of Telecommunications/ICTs for Africa – Sao Tomé and Principe 2-3 February 2015

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Regional Economic and Financial Forum of Telecommunications/ICTs for Africa (REFF-AFR) organized by the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) in collaboration with the General Regulatory Authority (AGER) of Sao Tomé and Principe, will be held at the Hotel Praia Lagarto, Sao Tomé, from 2 February to 3 (morning) February 2015. This […]

Release of the ITU Practical Guide on Benchmarking Telecommunications Prices developed by the BDT

The new ITU Practical Guide on Benchmarking Telecommunications Prices developed by the Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) is now released and available free of charge at the website http://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/Regulatory-Market/Pages/Studies.aspx.  This practical guide explains how to develop a benchmark of telecommunications prices in a converged broadband environment.  Why a regulator might want to do so, how to […]