ITU Telecom World 2014

December 7-10, 2014   |   Doha

The global platform for high-level debate, networking, innovation-showcasing and knowledge-sharing across the ICT community

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What is the event about?

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.

Who is the event for?

  • Ministers of ICT, Finance, any related sector
  • Regulators
  • Operators, vendors, service providers
  • Innovators, digital thinkers, consultants
  • Academia
  • Media
forum sessions
expert speakers
accredited media

Daily highlights

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The best of the ITU Telecom World day. Every day.

Expert insight on the topics that matter. Opinions from across the industry and around the world.Highlights from the showfloor, quotes, pictures and stories. All in one place.

All daily highlights

Twitter feed

Recap: Connecting the Unconnected: ITU's Telecom World 2014 #ITUWorld

"I must commend the Nigeria’s leadership in ICT." - Dr Hamadoun Toure #ITUWorld #doha2014

“Indeed, it (Nigeria) is the gateway to Africa, having become the leading investment destination for ICT" - Dr Hamadoun Toure #ITUWorld

"For five successive years, Nigeria led the global chart as the fastest-growing ICT sector" - Dr Hamadoun Toure #ITUWorld #doha2014

@ITU Telecom World 2014 highlights innovations, technologies, and ideas shaping future of ICTs… #ITUWorld #networking

@ITU Telecom World 2014 destacó innovaciones, tecnologías e ideas que determinarán el futuro de las TIC… #ITUWorld

RT @SAP_Telco: SAP leadership illustrates principles that help large companies remain innovative at #ITUWorld. #ITU

"More than half world still not connected- can only be done through disruption" @ITUSecGen at #ituworld bband debate. DSA would disrupt

I won a Samsung Galaxy Gear S in a prize draw at #ITUWorld. The full sci-fi phone-on-wrist job! Will give it a go.

Missed #ITUWorld? Check out the highlights here:


Programme summary

Forum Sessions 09:00 - 18:30 

Showfloor 12:00 - 18:00Sunday 12:00 - 18:00
Monday - Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00

Sunday 07 December

  • Opening Ceremony & Networking Sessions
  • Leadership Summit
  • Forum Sessions
  • Showfloor

Monday 08 December

  • Forum Sessions
  • Keynote & HL Debate
  • Networking Sessions
  • Showfloor

Tuesday 09 December

  • Forum Sessions
  • Keynote & HL Debate
  • Networking Sessions
  • Showfloor

Wednesday 10 December

  • Forum Sessions
  • Keynote & HL Debate
  • Networking Sessions
  • Showfloor

Event speakers

Rohan Samarajiva

Founding Chair and CEO

LIRNEasia, Sri Lanka

Steve Collar

Chief Executive Officer

O3b Networks Ltd, United Kingdom

Houlin Zhao

Deputy Secretary-General, Secretary-General Elect

International Telecommunication Union

Alan Horne


Broadband Pioneer, United Kingdom

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