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.

Mariya Gabriel

European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society

European Commission

Mr. Philippe Defraigne

Founding Director

Cullen International S.A.

Mr. Houlin Zhao


International Telecommunication Union

Professor Tim Unwin

Emeritus Professor of Geography and UNESCO Chair in ICT for Development (ICT4D)

Royal Holloway, University of London

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