Highlights of World 2018

Catch up on the best of the action from Durban in September 2018 – and get a feeling for the rich content, international exhibition and wide range of participants you can expect at ITU Telecom World 2019.

2018 in figures

Highlights - attendees


participants from 94 countries

Highlights - exhibitors


exhibitors, sponsors and partners

Highlights - expert speakers


expert speakers

Highlights - ICT leaders


ICT leaders from
public & private sector

The best of World 2018

The highlights

Highlights - event highlights

Watch the highlights of ITU Telecom World 2018 in Durban, from the opening ceremony to the farewell Party.

Session summaries

Highlights - session highlights

Catch up on panel debates and interactive sessions you may have missed or revisit key moments with our video page.

Session summaries


Highlights - interviews

Learn more on the insights, perspectives and opinions of event participants, from exhibitors to speakers, international thought-leaders and heads of organizations, Award winners and SMEs.


Photo gallery

Highlights - photo gallery

Browse images of ITU Telecom World 2018 in Durban, South Africa, from the exhibition to the Forum, networking and social events.

Photo gallery

Programme, exhibitors and sponsors

2018 speakers

Experts and thought-leaders from public and private sectors, from emerging and developed markets, and from across the globe.

Ms. Verena Weber

Acting Head of the Communication Infrastructures and Services Policy Unit

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

H. E. Mr. László Palkovics


Ministry for Innovation and Technology

Dr. Carlos Lugo Silva

Executive Director

Comisión de Regulación de Comunicaciones (CRC)

Dr. David Wen

Chief Scientist and Co-Founder


Mr. Robert Orr

Chair, the Natural Products Centre of Excellence for Research and Commercialization and CEO

Cuna del Mar

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