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Limited complimentary tickets remain for BBWF 2017. Do not miss out. Get yours today.
In addition to the 12,000m2 exhibition featuring over 100 innovative solution providers, your free ticket to Broadband World Forum 2017 entitles you to access two free content stages, a stellar line-up of expert speakers and unmissable networking opportunities.   ...
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11 October 2017
5G, artificial intelligence and support for SMEs lead topics at opening of global ITU Telecom World 2017 conference
Innovative technologies including 5G, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and the Internet of Things (IoT) featured prominently today as the doors opened for ITU Telecom World 2017, an international platform for accelerating information and communication technology (ICT) innovations and partnerships. The event runs 25-28 September and aims to fast-track economic development and social good t...
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3 October 2017
Innovative tech and ICT private-public partnerships advanced at ITU Telecom World 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017 wrapped up today in Busan following a full four-day programme of tech innovation showcases, debate, networking and awards. The annual event brought together representatives of nations, leading industry players and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from around the world – fostering valuable support for innovation and business partnerships, and facilitating...
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2 October 2017
Social impact initiatives take spotlight at annual ITU Telecom World Awards 2017
lnnovative digital solutions with social impact came under the spotlight at the ITU Telecom World Awards 2017 prize ceremony on the closing day of leading tech event ITU Telecom World 2017 in Busan, Republic of Korea.   ...
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2 October 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 4 highlights. ITU-R Pavilion highlights ITU’s role in modern maritime communications
World Maritime Day 2017 was celebrated on September 28 with the theme of “Connecting Ships, Ports and People.” ITU makes a tangible contribution to the development of maritime communications systems, which connect all players of the maritime ecosystem, by providing frequency spectrum, developing standards for maritime communications and producing a number of key publications&...
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28 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 4 highlights. Connecting B2B, B2G at ITU Telecom World 2017
Since 2015, when ITU Telecom World underwent a strategic repositioning to focus on fostering SME growth, the event has headed towards becoming the international platform bringing SMEs together with public and private stakeholders to share knowledge, exchange ideas and best practice and facilitate networking and partnerships.  ...
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28 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 4 highlights. Social impact initiatives take spotlight at annual ITU Telecom World Awards 2017
lnnovative digital solutions with social impact came under the spotlight at the ITU Telecom World Awards 2017 prize ceremony on the closing day of leading tech event ITU Telecom World 2017 in Busan, Republic of Korea.  ...
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28 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 4 highlights. When connectivity is not enough: driving meaningful digital inclusion
Deploying broadband in rural areas and developing countries to bring the internet and all its benefits to the next billion is not, by itself, enough. There needs to be more than a business plan, more than just technology; there has to be awareness, demand and content.  ...
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28 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 4 highlights. Top women entrepreneurs at ITU Telecom World 2017
At ITU Telecom World 2017 discussions focused on smart digital transformation – and how future technologies will bring benefits to all – including those in developing countries, youth and especially for women and girls.  ...
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28 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 4 highlights. Developing human capacity for the digital era
The changing skills profile of the growing digital economy means that serious capacity shortages are likely in the near future. Without the skills to use ICT solutions and applications, people throughout the world will be excluded from the digital economy and the opportunities it presents for employment, empowerment and social benefit.  ...
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28 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 3 highlights. Young ICT leaders’ forum 2017

The Young ICT Leaders’ Forum 2017, organized for its fourth time by ITU and Busan Metropolitan City, opened today at ITU Telecom World 2017. Following the opening remarks by Mr Ki-won Han, Special Advisor on Investment Policy of Busan Metropolitan City, Mr Houlin Zhao, ITU Secretary General, welcomed over 200 participants from more than 30 countries worldwide. He thanked Busan city for its c...
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28 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 3 highlights. The transformation of telecom operators: reinventing telcos
Disruption in technology, networks, processes, and people, pressure from new, internet-based competitors and the need for new approaches to policy and regulation. Telcos are under existential pressure to adapt on all sides, to transform or reinvent themselves – even if it is unclear what the end goal of that transformation may be.  ...
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28 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 3 highlights. The Economic Impact of AI
How can we define AI, measure its impact on societies and economies in different countries around the world, understand its potential, and plan for its implementation?  ...
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28 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 3 highlights. New Pavilions join ITU Telecom World 2017 Exhibition
Welcome Benin, Brazil, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Mozambique, Philippines and Sierra Leone to ITU Telecom World 2017!  Joining the event for governments, corporates and SMEs for the first time, these countries shared their leading telcos, SME innovations, strategies, policies and opportunities on the showfloor and throughout the event.  ...
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27 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 3 highlights. Founders panel: From Startup to Scaleup
What does it take to found a successful startup and take it to the next stage? And what are they key challenges that have to be overcome on the journey? Some great lessons for startups were shared today at the Founders panel: From Startup to Scaleup, with viewpoints from across the world, expertly moderated by Stephen Ibaraki, Founding Chair, Global Industry Council & Vice-chair, IP3 Board, In...
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27 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 2 highlights. Ministerial Roundtable: Transforming the ICT sector
Infrastructure, investment, innovation and inclusiveness are the four factors fundamental to ensuring universal access and advancing smart digital transformation, ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao reminded speakers at the first Ministerial Roundtable session at ITU Telecom World 2017. Unless we can provide connectivity for all, leaving no one behind, smart digital ecosystems will simply generate m...
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27 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 2 highlights. The 5G opportunity: driving digital transformation
Discussing 5G as the driving force of the digital ecosystem worldwide with representatives of all key stakeholders raised a number of fascinating issues as hard to pin down as 5G itself.  ...
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27 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 2 highlights. Digital Citizens and Miss Geek: meet Rwanda
Rwanda has long been at the forefront of government-led digital transformation – and not just in Africa. Following its dream of transforming the country into a knowledge-based economy by 2020, Rwanda has worked hard to create an enabling policy and regulatory environment, develop infrastructure and smart services, support a flourishing digital entrepreneurship ecosystem, and build human capa...
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27 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 2 highlights. Memorandum of Understanding: ITU and CRMS
ITU Telecom World is renowned as a place to collaborate and commit to future goals.  Today saw the landmark signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the ITU and the CRMS of the Ministry of Science & ICT of the Republic of Korea on Space Radio Frequency Monitoring.  Mr. Francois Rancy signed on behalf of ITU and Mr. Moon, Director General of the CRMS signed on behalf of R...
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26 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 2 highlights. Huawei Press Conference
Mr. Veni Shone, Vice President of Wireless Solution from Huawei addressed the media at a press conference that outlined Huawei’s commitment to work with ITU to connect the unconnected.  Over 50 million families are using 4G and it is expected that 1 billion will connect through wireless broadband by 2030.  Huawei’s White Paper “4G Wireless Broadband Industry”...
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26 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 2 highlights. The ITU-D/ITU-R/ITU Bookshop Pavilion
The ITU Telecommunication Development Sector (ITU-D) Pavilion showcased their upcoming events including WTDC in Buenos Aires and the 25th Year Celebration of the Development Sector of ITU. The Pavilion also highlighted the important work of their members including Hyundai-Motors, NTT Korea, OKI, Swisscom and Vodafone Egypt, GSMA and more.  ...
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26 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 2 highlights. Innovative Corporate Strategies in the Era of the 4th Industrial Revolution
Representatives from KT, Nokia, Huawei joined together to discuss the huge potential for socio-economic development in terms of building and delivering personalized products and services, in the session sponsored by the host country, Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Science and ICT.  ...
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26 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 2 highlights. Memorandum of Understanding: ITU and Korea Institute of Finance
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed today to formalise the intentions of ITU and Korea Institute of Finance to work together with research and study into digital finance.  The use of digital finance could boost the annual GDP of emerging economies by US$ 3.7 trillion by 2025. The reliance on Fintech brings with it a need for policy and technical standards for digital finance.  Dr Ch...
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26 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 2 highlights. Nigeria @ ITU Telecom World 2017
Today marked Nigeria Day, and the Nigerian Pavilion was lively with guests and media for its official opening. ITU Secretary-General, Houlin Zhao spoke warmly of the Nigerian support of ITU Telecom World events in this as well as previous years. The Nigeria Pavilion featured innovative products from SMEs and leading industry players driving the growth of Nigeria’s digital ecosystem. The Nige...
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26 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 2 highlights. A look into a smart, autonomous future with SK telecom
Smart homes, smart metering, quantum cryptography and 5G powered autonomous vehicles were among the innovations showcased by SK telecom at ITU Telecom World 2017.  ...
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26 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 2 highlights. Enter the ICT Olympics at the Korea Pavilion
To a backdrop of high-speed luge, real-life ski jumps and figure-skating- and the background soundtrack from “Frozen”- the Korea Pavilion highlighted the state of the art technologies which will power the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Olympics, delivering a truly immersive experience for visitors. Technologies on show and to experience included 5G, AI, IoT, VR, UHD and UWV.  ...
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26 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 1 highlights. Ministers attending ITU Telecom World 2017 explore Busan Smart City
On September 24, the Vice Mayor for Economic Affairs in Busan, Kim Young-whan, welcomed a dozen distinguished Ministers from across Asia, Africa and the Middle East to participate in an interactive Smart City Tour at the Busan IT Industry Promotion Agency (BIPA), to witness first-hand the innovations behind the Smart City infrastructure in Busan and to exchange and share ideas for advanc...
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26 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 1 highlights. Smart ABC –Showcasing innovation for Smart AI, Banking and Cities
The Smart ABC Pavilion is hosting a range of interactive displays throughout the day, including hands free testing with the networked car. Live demonstrations with social robots who can have natural dialogue with humans was a highlight for visitors.  ...
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26 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 1 highlights. Indonesia at ITU Telecom World 2017
A first-time exhibitor at ITU Telecom World events, Indonesia is showcasing their successful experience in fostering the incubation and development of various Digital Economy business models, which has proven to be practical, effective and scalable for addressing the need for reducing wealth and income disparity, by empowering the domestic MSME (Micro Small & Medium Enterprises) sector with di...
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26 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 1 highlights. Leadership Summit: Digital transformation – visions of smart societies
Education, security, connectivity, public private partnerships, cooperation: any vision of a smart society is dependent on all of these, but above all, on developing human capacity, our very way of being. This was the conclusion of the opening session of the Leadership Summit, moderated with zeal by Jeremy Wilks of Euronews.  ...
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26 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 1 highlights. Pitching begins for Global SME Award!
Pitching got underway today in the SME theatre as the SMEs shortlisted for the prestigious ITU Telecom World Global SME Award began pitching their innovations and creative ideas to the jury, comprising social entrepreneurship and tech experts.  ...
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26 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 1 highlights. AI in smart cities: power, potential, ethics and education
We on the panel are all here to make life better for customers, residents and citizens, commented Keng Thai Long, Deputy Chief Executive of Singapore’s InfoComm Media Development Authority, in his opening remarks as session co-host. “The growing power and falling costs of computing makes for much faster and richer data analysis,” he said, meaning AI can be put to good use around ...
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26 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 1 highlights. Adrenaline-filled VR space wars signpost way to future with KT
KT visitors were invited to hone their space piloting and car racing skills in high-action VR games, the centerpiece of KT’s impressive stand in the ITU Telecom World 2017 Exhibition. Also on show were KT’s latest innovations in the fields 5G, IoT, AI, machine learning, smart solutions plus partners Motion House-VR motion simulator, IRISYS-facial and iris recognition and ISUNG’s ...
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26 September 2017
ITU Telecom World 2017: Day 1 highlights. ITU Telecom World 2017 opens for business
Innovative technologies including 5G, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and the Internet of Things (IoT) were high on the agenda today as the doors opened for ITU Telecom World 2017, the global tech event for governments, corporates and SMEs.  ...
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26 September 2017
Broadband World Forum heads to Berlin for 2017
The global event for the broadband industry, Broadband World Forum, returns on 24-26 October 2017 with a new location right in the heart of Europe. This year's Broadband World Forum takes place in Germany's capital, Berlin - a natural choice to host the event as the country has seen a recent surge of investments into its broadband infrastructure.  ...
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20 September 2017
IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
We asked 32 IT experts to share their insights on the differences between IaaS, PaaS and SaaS....
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6 April 2017
Three Main Near Future Global Challenges Managers Should Be Aware Of
These challenges represent complicated internally-tied clusters of various issues, each demanding in-depth scientific research. The primary purpose of this article is to provide a high-level picture of the biggest potential threats from my point of view. Vladimir Baydin, PhD, Investment & Strategy Director, J'son & Partners Consulting....
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19 January 2017
Drone World Expo: drone delivery might be around 1-3% of the drone services market
Drone World Expo, held in San Jose (CA, 15-16 November), is the defining event for the commercial applications of UAS technology. J’son & Partners with JSON.TV attended the conference to get a sneak peek of commercial drone industry. ...
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30 November 2016
ITU Telecom World Awards 2016 winners announced
ITU today announced the winners of its prestigious ITU Telecom World Awards, which recognize excellence and innovation in ICT solutions with social impact. The Awards were announced by ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao at a buzzing ceremony in the presence of H.E. Air Chief Marshal Prajin Juntong, Deputy Prime Minister and Acting Minister of Digital Economy and Society, Air Chief Marshal Thares Pu...
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21 November 2016
ITU and the Republic of Belarus Sign Cooperation Agreement
ITU and the Ministry of Communications and Information of the Republic of Belarus signed a cooperation agreement at Telecom World in Bangkok yesterday to collaborate in performing measurements related to cases of harmful interference with satellites.   ...
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18 November 2016
ITU and UN Women Announce Winners of the 2016 GEM-TECH Awards to Advance Gender Equality
Three organizations received today the 2016 GEM-TECH Award for their outstanding work on behalf women and girls inclusion in the digital world at Telecom World in Bangkok, Thailand, today....
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18 November 2016
EQUALS Partnership Takes Center Stage at Telecom World
EQUALS, the global partnership to shrink the digital gender gap launched by ITU and UN Women, unveiled the world's first Gender Digital Inclusion Map, an open-source product created by ITU and the United Nations University Computing Society's research on the broad range of public and private sector organizations tackling the gender digital divide at the 2016 Telecom World.   ...
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18 November 2016
Broadband Commission Working Group on Demand Releases Report
The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development's Working Group on Demand, which is chaired by the Commissioner, John Galvin, GM and Vice-President of Intel Corporation's Government and Education group, launched a new report today, entitled  ...
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18 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016 highlights importance of collaboration across ICT ecosystem to grow digital economy
ITU Telecom World 2016 wrapped up proceedings today at IMPACT Convention and Exhibition Center, Bangkok, following an action-packed programme of showcasing, debate, networking and Awards.   ...
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18 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016: Day 4 Highlights. Event Closing and ITU Telecom World Award
The Event Closing and ITU Telecom World Awards Ceremony brought ITU Telecom World 2016 to a close during a buzzing ceremony on the final day of the event and also saw the much-awaited announcement of the winners of the ITU Telecom World Awards. During the week of the event, finalists pitched their ideas and innovations to judges and a global audience. In keeping with ITU Telecom World’s focu...
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18 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016: Day 4 Highlights. Edutainment Workshop: Startup Start it!
The session provided participants with an overview of the world of startups and the skills needed by successful entrepreneurs. A mixture of workshops, keynote speeches and interactive activities tackled areas such as creativity, providing hands-on experience in building business models and empowering students with entrepreneurship skills in a positive, productive environment.  ...
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18 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016. Daily 4 highlights. The digital economy: driving industry 4.0
Will be talking about the digital economy in five or ten years, or will it simply be “the economy”? queried  Natasha Beschorner, Senior ICT Policy Specialist, The World Bank. After all, “digital technologies are so integrated into all the different layers of society and economy that the term will be superfluous.”  ...
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17 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016. Daily 4 highlights. Emergency Communications
Disasters (earthquakes, floods, cyclones, hurricanes, epidemics etc.) continue to undermine economic development, social development, and environmental protection. Existing and emerging ICTs can mitigate the impact of these disasters thus increasing the chance for countries to attain the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. An expert, and diverse panel, comprising top level representatives of go...
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17 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016. Daily 2 highlights. B2G Dialogue
Enabling tech SMEs to share their most important issues, questions and requests for support directly with government representatives, the B2G Dialogue Top-down vs Bottom-up Innovation: Fostering Future Tech Entrepreneurship brought a range of SMEs and innovation initiatives face-to-face with their greatest potential enabler – and greatest potential barrier – the government.  ...
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17 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016. Daily 3 highlights. Balancing financial incentives to promote investment in ICTs
How can we balance the needs of the ICT industry against the needs of the wider society? How should governments and industry work together so that the wealth created by ICTs is split between tax revenue and industry investment to the mutual satisfaction of both parties? This was the key question at the heart of the plenary session “Balancing Financial Incentives to Promote Investment in ICTs...
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17 November 2016