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Boosting “SMEs” for ICT growth

What can governments do better? 

A guide for city leaders

By Silvia Guzmán, Chairman, ITU Focus Group for Smart Sustainable Cities

Official Visits

During October 2015, courtesy visits were made to ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao by the following ambassadors to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva, and other important guests. Read more >>

From Conference Preparatory Meeting to WRC‑15

Aboubakar Zourmba, Chairman, Conference Preparatory Meeting for WRC‑15  Read more >>

The radio spectrum

The radio spectrum is part of the electromagnetic spectrum Read more >>

ITU Patron for Youth and ICT

H.E. President Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera of Costa Rica was inaugurated as ITU Patron for Youth and ICT at a special ceremony in Geneva on 8 June 2015.  Read more >>

Leader Interview with Chang-Gyu Hwang

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), KT Corp.

Radiocommunication Assembly (RA-15)

26-30 October 2015
ITU Headquarters, Geneva

World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15)

2-27 November 2015
ITU Headquarters, Geneva

ITU Telecom World 2015

12-15 October 2015
Budapest, Hungary 

Private Sector Involvement in ITU

An overview of private sector participation 

Radio — The soundtrack of our lives

Dr David Wood
Chair, ITU Radiocommunication Sector WP 6C 

Digital switchover in the United States and subsequent plans for a 600 MHz incentive auction

The transition to digital television in the United States took place in 2009. Rather than adopting an area-by-area approach to digital switchover, all analogue television stations ceased transmission simultaneously. This was facilitated by a pilot test in North Carolina, which took place a year before the full switchover date.  Read more >>

Founder and Chairman of Digicel Group

Interviewed by Reza Jafari, Chairman and CEO of e‑Development International  Read more >>

GEM-TECH Award winner: Spotlight on UNESCO

ITU celebrated the Gender Equality and Mainstreaming Technology (GEM-TECH) Awards 2014 in Busan, Republic of Korea, on 28 October at a Plenary Session of the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference Read more >>

ITU’s 150th Anniversary

17 May 2015 (main event), and throughout the year
Geneva, Switzerland, and around the world

Celebrating ITU’s 150 Years

In this issue
No.6 November | December 2015

Pathway for smart sustainable cities:

A guide for city leaders

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Meeting with the Secretary-General:

Official Visits

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