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 device and related network for IoT-based mutual control in the field of infrastructure construction in Smart City project.



Signing of Host Country Agreement with the Bahamas for the hosting of GSR-17


The next ITU Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR) will take place in the Bahamas at the Atlantic Paradise Island Resort between the 11th and 14th July 2017.  The decision, which was announced today at the signing of the Host Country Agreement at ITU Telecom World 2016 in Bangkok, will result in regulators, policymakers, industry leaders and other key ICT stakeholders gathering in the Bahamas next year for the annual global dialogue.



Cobaltray and Ariana Gostar Spadana sign Memorandum of Understanding



Republic of Korea’s point-of-sale technology business, Cobaltray announced a memo of understanding with Iranian technology business, Ariana Gostar Spadana to improve retail payment methods for Iran.  Cobaltray, a member of the Korea Pavilion, was also a participant at ITU Telecom World 2013.



Ghana day



The Ghana Pavilion gave a traditional ‘Akwaaba’ to ITU Telecom World 2016 today for the official Ghana Day.  Dr Dennis Addo from Bisa was at the Ghana Pavilion and spoke of the ITU Award the company’s e-health App won in 2015.  He is looking forward to this year’s award ceremony on Thursday.  “Ghana is rising,” he said, “and technology is helping us revolutionise healthcare.”



Cooperation agreement between the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus and ITU



A Memorandum of Understanding was signed today between the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus and ITU  to assist ITU in performing measurements related to cases of harmful interference for which an administration is seeking the assistance of ITU.


Speaking of this key government-ITU agreement, one of a number of key agreements signed during ITU Telecom World 2016, ITU Secretary-General, Houlin Zhou noted “This MoU will benefit the entire community of satellite users in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia to resolve cases of harmful interference between satellite systems.”


“It will also greatly contribute to ensure a more efficient, effective and equitable use of spectrum/orbit resources, which are managed by the ITU on the basis of the Procedures of the Radio Regulations” added Mr Rancy, Director, Radiocommunication Bureau, ITU