International Telecom Group Opens Global Conference With an Eye on Broadband
Broadband's Impact, Cybersecurity, International
October 7th, 2010
WASHINGTON, October 7, 2010 – The International Telecommunications Union this week opened its three-week conference in Mexico with a call by its secretary general for delegates to be “bold and visionary” in reaching agreements providing a sound platform for the development of information and communications technologies.
Global Broadband Group Calls for Making Access to High-Speed Networks a Basic Civil Right
Broadband's Impact, International
September 20th, 2010
WASHINGTON, September 20, 2010 – Broadband is tomorrow’s fountain of innovation that can underpin long-term economic competitiveness, said International Telecommunications Union Secretary-General Hamadoun Toure on Sunday in New York. At the second meeting of the Broadband Commission for Digital Development over the weekend, Toure also challenged global leaders to ensure that more than half of the world’s people have access to broadband networks by 2015, and make access to high-speed networks a basic civil right.