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ITU Telecom World 2016


Register today to join ITU Telecom World 2016, and join Forum debates on key issues such as the best approaches for delivering 5G, opportunities and challenges of AI, how ICTs can meet the UN’s SDGs, the connected car or fiscal incentives & taxation in the industry. Explore digital innovation from across the globe in the Exhibition and network with the world’s key ICT players, from public & private sectors. Only at ITU Telecom World 2016, 14-17 November in Bangkok, Thailand.



Global perspectives from industry leaders

Join high-level representatives from across the industry for a global debate on the best ways to build collaboration and grow the digital economy, including:


H.E. Mr Manoj Sinha,
MP, Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, India


Michele Franci,
Chief Technology Officer, Inmarsat


Funke Opeke,
CEO, MainOne Cable, Nigeria


Ari Sarker,
Co-President, Asia Pacific, MasterCard





Leadership Summit

The Leadership Summit will bring together public and private sector leaders, including heads of state and policymakers, heads of international organizations, ministers and CEOs from across the world to explore all the reasons why working together is crucial for growth in the digital economy and the best practices for multistakeholder cooperation. Moderated by Jeremy Wilks of Euronews, media partner of the Leadership Summit.


MEF – A new generation of dynamic services

Explore with MEF their work in enabling a new generation of dynamic Third Network services for the digital economy, and the expected roadmap of industry adoption.


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Forward thinking for spectrum- getting ready for 5G

Explore with GSMA and GSA key questions around alignment of spectrum bands for 5G for mobile, and the effort made by policymakers, mobile operators and equipment manufacturers to create the right environment for the technology, and for mobile, to thrive.


Creating new value for economic growth

Join Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications to explore best practices in tackling social challenges such as environmental protection and disaster recovery, as well as in accelerating business across all industries through making full use of Japan's latest ICT technologies, products, solutions and development.


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Asia Pacific Exchange on Broadband regulation and policy

How do we achieve accessible and affordable broadband across the region to maximize its utilization across all industry sectors? What are the experiences, best practices, risks and opportunities identified by industry CEOs in the region? And how can inter-ministerial collaboration and industry cooperation from all stakeholders help remove the barriers to development?


From 4G to 5G: the TDD spectrum workshop

Join ITU, GTI, China Mobile and TDIA, to explore TD-LTE global status and new business opportunities, global TDD spectrum planning and allocation, and future spectrum strategies.


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Reaching another billion

Join Intel to explore innovative approaches to universal connectivity and enabling the use and adoption of broadband – as well as collaborative partnerships between public, private and civic sectors, and how we can address the triple barrier to connectivity (access, affordability and relevance) in order to reach the next billion.


A new growth engine in the GiGA speed era

Explore with KT some of the key activities in its preparations for 5G trial services in the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics and for commercializing GiGA broadband access services.


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The cashless future: developing digital financial services for all

Learn more from Mastercard and the ITU-T Focus Group Digital Financial Services on the importance of creating a new ecosystem of government, business and individuals with collaboration between financial and ICT sectors at its heart, to ensure secure cheap and reliable transactions for the unbanked or underbanked across the globe.


The key to a digital Nigeria

Discover Nigeria’s ICT growth to date, the range of opportunities and channels it offers for broadband infrastructure investment, and the thriving national culture of innovation and entrepreneurship.


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