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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
ITU Telecom World 2016. Daily 3 main highlights on the venue
Republic of Korea’s DSPOne & Thailand’s CAT BUZZ TV sign contract Underlining how ITU Telecom World 2016 is the place to make great partnerships happen, a contract was signed today between Korean Smart Cities innovator DSPONE and Thailand’s CAT BUZZ TV. The agreement covers providing Smart city related equipment and solutions for infrastructure construction including M2M de...
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17 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016. Daily 3 highlights. First ‘Emerge’ Progress Report Launched
ICT– including cloud computing and the rise of software-as-a-service – has reduced the cost of innovation and market access, allowing small tech businesses to compete with established industries. This was one of the key findings of the Emerge Publication which was launched today at ITU Telecom World 2016. The publication provides a review of micro, small and medium sized-enterprises in...
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17 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016. Daily 3 highlights. B2B Dialogue
ITU’s Brahima Sanou, Director, Telecommunication Development Bureau, welcomed delegates and a diverse panel line up, spanning cutting edge start-ups to key industry players including Intel and Mastercard as well as GSMA, to the B2B dialogue. This was ably moderated by Stephen Ibaraki, Founding Chair Global Industry Council & Vice-chair, IP3 Board, International Federation for Information...
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17 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016. Daily 2 highlights. Industry Leaders Roundtable: Creating value, accelerating growth, opening new markets: the power of collaboration
Inviting ICT leaders from across the ecosystem to work together, to engage world leaders in dialogue and act as spokespeople for the industry, ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao opened proceedings at the Industry Leaders Roundtable on “Creating value, accelerating growth, opening new markets: the power of collaboration”.  ...
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16 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016. Daily 2 highlights. Delivering 5G: Competition or collaboration
Collaboration, healthy competition, together with the technologies, spectrum and ecosystem that will deliver 5G to the world were some of the key issues explored by the panel in today’s Delivering 5G: Competition or collaboration session.  ...
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16 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016. Daily 2 highlights. Ministerial Roundtable Part 2: Growing the digital economy: the role of government
Opening the second session of the Ministerial Roundtable, H.E. Dr Mohd Salleh Tun Said Keruak, Minister of Communications and Multimedia, Malaysia, highlighted three key areas of government activity in growing the digital economy: network infrastructure, interoperable platforms for services, and relevant regulation.  ...
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16 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016. Daily 2 highlights. Ministerial Roundtable Part 1: Growing the digital economy: the role of government
Opening the first session of the Ministerial Roundtable at ITU Telecom World as chair of the meeting, Thai DPM welcomed ministers from around the world to debate the role of government in growing the digital economy. Calling it a timely and important debate, he outlined some of the key priorities for Thailand’s governments, including improving the transparency, credibility, speed and accurac...
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16 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016. Daily 2 highlights. Asia Pacific Exchange on Broadband Regulation and Policy: Opportunities and challenges in driving the digital economy
The best ways to achieve accessible and affordable broadband in the Asia-Pacific region were the key areas debated today by an influential lineup of panelists spanning governments, industry and international organizations at the Asia -Pacific regional exchange, jointly organized with Huawei.  ...
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16 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016. Daily 2 highlights. AI: is the future finally here?
A potentially exciting future lies ahead, stemming from AI developments. But first we must define our position in a number of areas including how it should be used in the workplace or to what extent AI can or should be used to predict the future. These and other key questioned were debated by an expert panel line up at the AI: Is the future finally here? Session, moderated by Global Industry Counc...
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16 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016. Daily 1 highlights. Contenders for Global SME Award pitch innovations
The SMEs shortlisted for the prestigious ITU Telecom World Global SME Award today came together at the Nigeria Pavilion in order to pitch their innovations and creative ideas to the jury, comprising social entrepreneurship and tech experts.  ...
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15 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016. Daily 1 highlights. Japan and the Kingdom of Thailand sign memorandum of cooperation.
A memorandum of cooperation (MOC) was signed today at ITU Telecom World 2016 between top-level representatives of Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications and the Kingdom of Thailand’s Ministry of Digital Economy and Society. The MOC aims to encourage concrete cooperation and projects in the postal field between the two countries including sharing information and exchang...
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15 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016. Daily 1 highlights. Making money from meeting the SDGs? An overarching approach to sustainable development
Is it realistic to expect the industry to produce business models supporting attainment of the SDGs? asked moderator Tim Unwin in a lively and open discussion at the end of the first day of ITU Telecom World 2016.  ...
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15 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016. Daily 1 highlights. Innovative radiocommunications for affordable broadband connectivity
Do we really want to connect everyone, everywhere at the lowest price possible to the consumer? And if we do, do government and regulatory policies play as large a role as technology itself?  ...
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15 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016. Daily 1 highlights. Leadership Summit: Collaborating in the digital economy: pathways to success
What sort of collaboration do we need to build in today’s fast -changing ICT ecosystem? What opportunities and challenges will we face along the way? And how to beat digital inequality? These were some of the questions explored in an animated panel discussion at today’s Leadership Summit: Pathways to success session sponsored by TRA, UAE and moderated by Jeremy Wilks of Euronews, media...
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15 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016. Daily 1 highlights. Leadership Summit: Collaborating in the digital economy: why working together is critical for growth
Connectivity, collaboration, sustainability and inclusiveness were the key themes of the opening session of the high-level Leadership Summit, sponsored by TRA, UAE and moderated by Jeremy Wilks of Euronews, media partner of the Leadership Summit....
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15 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016. Daily 1 highlights. Forum Opening
Collaborating in the digital economy with a specific focus on the key role of SMEs in the digital ecosystem was the theme that kicked of the ITU Telecom World Forum Debate. The opening session provided unique and powerful perspectives from heads of state, government and international organizations worldwide.  ...
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15 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016. Daily 1 highlights. Opening Ceremony.
ITU Telecom World 2016 today launched proceedings, welcoming influential participants from public and private sectors and across the ICT industry, including SMEs, from around the world.  ...
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15 November 2016
Global ICT community gathers for ITU Telecom World 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016 today launched proceedings, welcoming influential participants from public and private sectors and across the ICT industry, including SMEs, from around the world.  ...
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14 November 2016
Hitachi Insight Group GM of the Americas Kevin Eggleston: We all have concerns about future, but the Internet of Things gives us a hope that it will be bright
At IoT World 2016, which was organized by Informa Group and took place in Silicon Valley in USA last month, Hitachi announced Lumada, its IoT Core Platform, as well as the establishment of new entity for the development of its global IoT business: Hitachi Insight Group. JSON.TV had an opportunity to meet and talk with Kevin Eggleston, General Manager of the Americas for Hitachi Insight Group. Kevi...
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14 November 2016
IoT World 2016. Terrence Nadeau, Johnson Controls: Data-driven decisions lead to increased productivity
IoT World 2016 took place 10-12 May in Silicon Valley, United States, organized by Informa Group. At the event, the JSON.TV team had the opportunity to speak with Terrence Nadeau, Vice President Global Procurement, Building Efficiency, at Johnson Controls. Mr. Nadeau spoke about the real benefits that Johnson Controls has already earned from smart, connected chillers and other intelligent equipmen...
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14 November 2016
John White, Powershelf: with IoT we solved a key problem for retail industry, decreased Out of Stock level radically
IoT World 2016 took place10-12 May in Silicon Valley, the USA, being traditionally organized by Informa Group. Within the event, JSON.TV team managed to speak with John White, CEO at Powershelf. How its solutions, based on Smart Retail Labels and IoT sensors helps American retailers reduce their costs and OOS level (Out of Stock) radically, how Powershelf builds own partner ecosystem, who are main...
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14 November 2016
Invitation to ITU Telecom World social events
Dear ITU Telecom World 2016 participant, ITU and the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand have the pleasure of inviting you to the following social events during ITU Telecom World 2016...
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11 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016: Delegate Newsletter 3
Less than 1 week to go until ITU Telecom World 2016 opens its doors! Don’t miss the opportunity to take centre stage with global ICT leaders in Forum debates, on topics spanning 5G, SDGs, digital financial inclusion, and the vital role of SMEs within the digital ecosystem. Explore a fast-moving world of digital innovation in the Exhibition. Discover the SMEs who are using ICTs most innovativ...
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8 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016: Delegate Newsletter 2
Dear Delegate, Just a few weeks to go until ITU Telecom World 2016 gets underway! Be sure to join Forum debates on key issues such as the best approaches for delivering 5G, opportunities and challenges of AI, how ICTs can meet the UN’s SDGs, the connected car or fiscal incentives & taxation in the industry. Explore digital innovation from across the globe in the Exhibition and netw...
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7 November 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016 prepares to welcome expert line-up of global ICT players
Debates will highlight perspectives on collaboration in the digital economy from public and private sector representatives...
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7 November 2016
Broadband World Forum: Highlights of Day 2
"Connectivity matters no matter the medium," said Matt Hancock MP who kicked off a packed second day here at Broadband World Forum. Whether it's fibre, a hybrid of copper and fibre or wireless, the customer cares only about the connection and their experience. How it's delivered doesn't matter....
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20 October 2016
ITU Telecom World 2017 heads to Busan, Republic of Korea
The Republic of Korea through the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) will host ITU Telecom World 2017, which will take place from 25-28 September in the city of Busan....
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7 October 2016
Top-level ICT industry experts to convene at ITU Telecom World 2016
Why is collaboration in the digital economy so important? What is the role of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in supporting economic policies at the national level and accelerating research and development? What are the implications of Artificial Intelligence for society? How can the global ICT industry help achieve the Global Goals by 2030? Are connected cars the first signs of an ent...
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5 October 2016
InterDrone 2016’ highlights
JSON.TV attended InterDrone 2016 (The International Drone Conference & Exposition), which took place at Las Vegas on September 7-9.It is the largest commercial drone conference in North America with over 3,500 attendees from over 50 countries. We highlighted the main trends on the drone market. ...
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23 September 2016
Countdown begins to ITU Telecom World 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016 opened the accreditation process today for media wishing to attend the world's leading ICT innovation event. Taking place from 14-17 November in Bangkok, Thailand, the event will focus on collaboration in the digital economy and the key role SMEs play in our digital ecosystem.  ...
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31 August 2016
High Level Speakers to lead ITU Telecom World Forum discussions on importance of collaboration for digital growth
Speakers from governments and industry from around the world will provide contrasting perspectives on the theme of "Collaborating in the Digital Economy" at this year's ITU Telecom World event. ...
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22 July 2016
Radical change underway, but who’s in the driving seat?
Radical transformation of the ICT sector has already brought us a host of life-changing innovations. Take the mobile industry, which has transformed from a niche luxury for a small pool of users at its inception in the 1980s to must-have devices and a critical utility for billions of the world’s population today. This impressive growth in the power, connectivity and flexibility of devices an...
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3 August 2015
Accelerating innovation at ITU Telecom World 2015
Technology and innovation have always gone hand in hand – but perhaps never more so than today, where anyone who is connected anywhere in the world can create, design, programme, and implement tools, solutions, applications and products. Effective innovation is no longer the prerogative of the centre, of large companies, or developed nations. Some of the most radical new developments of the ...
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3 August 2015
Innovation across the ICT ecosystem
In today’s fast moving, globalized and highly competitive ICT ecosystem, the ability to rapidly innovate is critical to the growth of a country, to its enterprises and also to its population’s social and economic wellbeing.  ...
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3 August 2015
ITU Telecom World 2015: connectivity goals, the reality of reaching everyone by 2020 – and why it matters so much
As the backbone infrastructure to all other industrial sectors and the motor of emerging and developed economies alike, ICTs are the cross-cutting key enablers of social development and economic growth the world over. The direct correlation between broadband networks and increased GDP is widely accepted – and ensuring universal access to the digital economy for all the world’s citizens...
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3 August 2015
Russian Post and JD.com Announce Strategic Partnership in Russia
Russian Post to be the first authorized Post delivery partner in Global...
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29 July 2015
Warsaw event to highlight latest e-commerce trends in Central and Eastern Europe
E-commerce Trends 2015, a major e-commerce event in Poland, will hold its 6th edition at the Businessmen Institute in Warsaw on September 22-23. Highlighting the most important aspects of e-trade including cross-border trade, mobile commerce, modern logistics, payment and marketing services, the event will bring together key players from Central and Eastern Europe off...
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27 July 2015