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ITU Telecom World 2018

Tuesday, 11 September

   

Spectrum challenges: preparing for WRC-19

A consensus-driven process with a history of more than 110 years, the World Radiocommunication Conference convenes every four years to update the international regulations governing the use of spectrum. Preparations for WRC-19 next year...

South Africa’s dynamic SMEs on show at ITU Telecom World 2018

From e health or innovative intellectual property to affordable logistics, citizen engagement, beekeeping and more, some of South Africa’s most innovative tech solutions were on display at the South African SME Pavilion. Transforming lives of...

Artificial Intelligence: impact and ownership

Can AI tell us who to marry? What to learn at school? Can it have a consciousness? These are just some of the burning questions debated at today’s artificial intelligence: impact and ownership session, the...

Global SME Award Contenders pitch their innovations

Pitching continued in earnest today as entrepreneurs from around the world laid out their innovative ideas and creative visions to a jury comprised of social entrepreneurship and tech experts Pitches, from the SMEs shortlisted for the prestigious...

Ministerial Roundtable: Addressing the risks of a smarter world

Opening the second Ministerial Roundtable at ITU Telecom World 2018 on the topic of cybersecurity, Brahima Sanou, Director of ITU's Telecommunication Development Bureau, urged ministers to address the risks of associated with the digital economy – including cybercrime responsible for...

SMEs taking up the call to connect the unconnected

Underlying all the debates at ITU Telecom World 2018 is the need to connect the unconnected, bringing online as many of the world’s people as possible to enjoy the social and economic benefits of the digital economy. And SMEs from around the world...

Smart ABC at ITU Telecom World 2018

Innovations on show today at the Smart ABC Pavilion shared insight into work to bridge the urban-rural broadband divide and expand markets with the help Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs). The pavilion has also featured a ‘lucky draw’, with winners receiving a Samsung Galaxy Note9....

Rethinking Broadband: From National Asset to Civic Right

Welcoming participants to the joint Forum, the MC observed that broadband is changing the way we live, work, produce and even reproduce!  A chief in an African village was even more pleased that operators were providing him with connectivity, rather...

Executive Interviews

   

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