We are delighted to welcome the following new Sector Members and Associate:
Did you know that our Sector Membership Portal is one of the most popular BDT web pages? AKHET Consulting FZ LLE and Ncell Pvt. Ltd. are already on the Portal and we hope to see the others there soon.
We are delighted to announce that our Regional Office for Asia and Pacific has moved to new premises. The new office held an opening event with some 100 guests from the Ministries of ICT and Foreign Affairs from Thailand, NBTC, leading industries, UN agencies, regional organizations including APT, IMPACT (the venue of ITU TELECOM World)/PICO, academia and former officials as well as our IT colleagues from ITU Head Quarters and all staff of the Asia Pacific Regional Office.
Preparations for ITU’s upcoming World Telecommunication Development Conference were launched in Chisinau, Moldova with the Regional Preparatory Meeting (RPM) for CIS, preceded by a one day Regional Development Forum (RDF) for CIS.
ITU’s World Telecommunication Development Conference 2014 (WTDC-14) will take place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, 31 March – 11 April 2014. The gathering of policy makers, regulators and experts from around the world will prepare a plan of action for the next four years.
Noting that the CIS Region is one of the most dynamic and fast moving regions of the world in terms of ICT development, Brahima Sanou, Director of ITU’s Telecommunication Development Bureau, said, “Now that the region has almost achieved universal access to mobile communications, the next challenge is to develop fixed and mobile broadband on the same scale. This will contribute to sustainable development through timely service delivery for health, education, banking, and business.”