ITU Telecom World is the global platform for high-level debate, networking, innovation-showcasing and knowledge-sharing across the ICT community. It brings together public and private sectors, emerging markets and industry investors to explore the current massive disruption of the ICT sector and its implications for the future.


World 2014

Radical change continues to transform the entire ICT Industry, ecosystem and our world. ITU Telecom World 2014 in Doha, Qatar is a unique opportunity to confront the new realities of the industry and explore how future scenarios could impact our businesses and lives.

Unique features:

  • Influential audience bringing together public and private sectors
  • Insight and understanding of the evolving ICT ecosystem
  • World-class debates on  technology, policy and strategy
  • Showcasing global innovation  and investment opportunities
  • Unparalleled exposure to emerging markets
  • Face-to-face networking at the highest level

The Outcomes Reports


The future of ICTs according to the experts

The Outcomes from ITU Telecom World 2013 and ITU Telecom World 2012.

Visit the Outcomes microsites

2013 highlights

Panel Sessions


  • "Don't let the virtue of being a good human being be sacrificed in this digital age."

    Dr. Prasit Prapinmongkolkarn, Emeritus Professor and Chair Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

  • "We talk about the Facebooks, Twitter, Google Pluses, but at the end of the day, the center of everything is in there (your mobile phone)."

    Paul Papadimitriou, Innovation Consultant
    Digital Intelligence

  • "Speed or bandwidth in context of broadband is no longer a helpful model for thinking about this product or service."

    Martin Geddes, Founder
    Martin Geddes Consulting

  • "This idea of having more and more parts of the mobile network move to the cloud to put on computers, virtually, it is an exciting one."

    Peter Riedl, Executive Vice-President
    Rohde & Schwarz

  • "Existing legal frameworks at the moment are really quite inadequate to address the big data phenomenon."

    Daniel Cooper, Partner
    Covington & Burling LLP


2013 Partners and sponsors