Posts Tagged ‘ITU’

Sen. John Kerry Issues Statement on International Telecommunications Union Negotiations

International December 14th, 2012

WASHINGTON, December 14, 2012 – Senator John Kerry, D-Mass., today issued the following statement on the outcome of negotiations that took place during the recent meeting of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). “The result of this week’s ITU negotiations sends the wrong message about government’s role in Internet governance. Rather than a discussion of government […]

Expert Opinion by Paul Budde: WCIT and the Tower of Babel

International November 15th, 2012

A key reason for the heated debate in relation to the International Telecommunications Regulations (ITRs) at the next World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) is the problem that different parties are talking about different elements while using the same words. In the USA the internet is regarded as an ‘information service’ (and for regulatory purposes […]

Global Meeting in Senegal Focuses on Broadband Empowerment

Africa, Broadband's Impact, International, Wireless November 10th, 2010

WASHINGTON, November 10, 2010 – Policy makers from around the globe met in Senegal today to discuss information and communications technologies and how they can better empower the world.

Global Telecom Group Finds Number of Internet Users Worldwide Doubles in Past Five Years

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, International October 20th, 2010

WASHINGTON, October 20, 2010 -The number of global internet users doubled in the past five years and will surpass the 2 billion mark in 2010, according to new data from the International Telecommunications Union.

U.N. Meeting to Address Benefits of Broadband

Broadband's Impact, International August 24th, 2010

WASHINGTON, August 24, 2010 – Broadband is one of the topics scheduled for discussion at a high-level United Nations meeting next month in New York.

Genachowski Extols Broadband at International Telecommunications Union

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, International, National Broadband Plan, Universal Service May 27th, 2010

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2010 – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski spoke about the United States’ broadband development and challenges regarding education at the World Telecommunications Development Conference in Hyderabad, India. He addressed the International Telecommunications Union in a roundtable discussion about the launch of the “Connect a School, Connect a Community” incentive.

Q&A With Stephen Liu, Architect of Cisco System's 'MyPlanNet' Broadband Computer Game

Broadband Stimulus, Net Neutrality, NTIA November 2nd, 2009

WASHINGTON, November 2, 2009 – Stephen Liu, the designer and architect of Cisco System’s myPlanNet, and a senior marketing manager at Cisco, discussed the company’s new computer game that puts the common man in the shoes of the broadband executive. Edited excerpt of his interview with Winter Casey, Reporter,, are as follows.

Cisco Launches Broadband Game, Puts Everyman in Shoes of Telecom Execs

Broadband Stimulus, Net Neutrality, NTIA November 2nd, 2009

WASHINGTON, November 2, 2009 – Cisco Systems has released a new computer game that puts the common man in the shoes of broadband executive making deployment decisions. The company’s myPlanNet game attempts to make broadband deployment easy to understand – and perhaps forces broadband activists to walk in the shoes of the network executive grappling with tough issues like the underserved and Net neutrality.

White House Official Kicks Off Broadband Stimulus Town Hall Webcast, Decries U.S Networks as Inadequate

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA June 6th, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2009 – Because today’s broadband networks are inadequate, the government needs to play a role in helping bridge the high-speed internet divide, Jim Kohlenberger, Chief of Staff in the White House’s Office of Science and Technology said Thursday.

U.S. Remains Largest Broadband Market Worldwide, Halts Slide in OECD Rankings

Broadband Data May 21st, 2009

May 21, 2009 – A December 2008 study released Wednesday by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development shows the United States, already the largest consumer of broadband in the world, appears to be halting its recent slide in international broadband penetration rankings.

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