No. 6 November 2015

Celebrating ITU’s 150 Years

Editorial:

Leading tomorrow’s technology

Houlin Zhao, ITU Secretary‑General

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Celebrating ITU’s 150 Years:

Youth and Innovation

Innovating with Fatoumata:
How m‑farming can feed the next 2.4 billion people

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Celebrating ITU’s 150 Years:

Intelligent transport systems

Innovating with James: Are driverless cars the answer to improving road safety?

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Celebrating ITU’s 150 Years:

Girls and women and innovation

Innovating with Alja:
How do we close the ICT gender gap?

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Celebrating ITU’s 150 Years:

ICTs: drivers of innovation

Innovating with Baye:
Can ICTs transform access to health care?

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Celebrating ITU’s 150 Years:

Innovation and the digital dividend

Innovating with Bassil:
What is the “Digital switchover” and why does it matter?

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Celebrating ITU’s 150 Years:

Accessibility and innovation

Innovating with Lobna:
Why should accessible technology matter to us?

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Celebrating ITU’s 150 Years:

Bridging the digital divide

Innovating with Mirian:
How do we close the digital divide?

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Celebrating ITU’s 150 Years:

Navigation and innovation

Innovating with Bill:
How do we stay safe at sea?

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Celebrating ITU’s 150 Years:

Big data and innovation

Innovating with Dan:
How does big data help us understand climate change?

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Celebrating ITU’s 150 Years:

ITU as a platform for innovation

Innovating with Olga:
How will technology transform our cities?

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Broadband:

The State of Broadband 2015

Broadband as a foundation for sustainable development

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Broadband:

Policy options for promoting high-speed broadband

By Samer Mourad, Principal, and Stéphane Piot, Partner, Analysys Mason

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ITU Telecom World 2015 :

Boosting “SMEs” for ICT growth

What can governments do better?

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Digital health technologies:

Planning beyond the delivery of innovation

By Dr Ann Aerts, Head, Novartis Foundation
Commissioner, Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development

Digital health technologies|1

Smart sustainable cities:

Infrastructure for new smart sustainable cities

By David Faulkner, Director, Climate Associates Ltd

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Pathway for smart sustainable cities:

A guide for city leaders

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

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Meeting with the Secretary-General:

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.

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Editorial:

Allocating spectrum for a changing world

Houlin Zhao, ITU Secretary‑General

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Conference overview:

Today’s successes leading tomorrow’s technology

François Rancy, Director, ITU Radiocommunication Bureau

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Conference overview:

From Conference Preparatory Meeting to WRC‑15

Aboubakar Zourmba, Chairman, Conference Preparatory Meeting for WRC‑15

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Conference overview:

Radio Regulations for smart use of radio spectrum

Yasuhiko Ito
Chairman, ITU Radio Regulations Board
Adviser to KDDI Corporation

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Conference overview:

The radio spectrum

The radio spectrum is part of the electromagnetic spectrum

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Allocating spectrum to the regions of the world:

Three regions for spectrum

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Allocating spectrum to the regions of the world:

Region 1 — Representing the Arab States

Tariq Al Awadhi (United Arab Emirates)
Executive Director, Spectrum Affairs
Chairman, Arab Spectrum Management Group (ASMG)

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Allocating spectrum to the regions of the world:

Region 1 — Representing Africa

Abdoulkarim Soumalia (Niger)
Secretary-General, African Telecommunication Union (ATU)

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Allocating spectrum to the regions of the world:

Region 1 — Representing Europe

Alexander Kϋhn (Germany)
Chairman, Conference Preparatory Group The European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations (CEPT)

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Allocating spectrum to the regions of the world:

Region 1 — Representing the Commonwealth of Independent States

Albert Nalbandian (Armenia)
Chairman, Working Group on WRC‑15/RA‑15
Regional Commonwealth in the Field of Communications (RCC)

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Allocating spectrum to the regions of the world:

Region 2 — Representing the Americas

Hector Budé (Uruguay)
Chairman, Working Group for Regional and World Radiocommunication Conferences, Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL)

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Allocating spectrum to the regions of the world:

Region 3 — Representing Asia and the Pacific

Dr Alan Jamieson (New Zealand),
Chairman, APT Conference Preparatory Group for WRC‑15 (APG‑15), Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT)

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Satellite services:

Protection of critical spectrum for satellite services

Rupert Pearce
Chairman, EMEA Satellite Operators’ Association (ESOA)
Chief Executive Officer, Inmarsat

Satellite services|1

Broadcasting:

Spectrum for broadcasting

Simon Fell
Director of Technology and Innovation, European Broadcasting Union (EBU)

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Mobile:

Safeguarding the future of mobile

Daniel Pataki
Vice President of Regulation, GSMA

Mobile|1

Aviation:

Safety and efficiency of global aviation

Dr Fang Liu
Secretary-General, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

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Maritime:

Ships and shipping — Relying on radio

Koji Sekimizu
Secretary-General, International Maritime Organization (IMO)

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Houlin Zhao, ITU Secretary‑General

Leading tomorrow’s technology

Houlin Zhao, ITU Secretary‑General
Youth and Innovation

Youth and Innovation

Innovating with Fatoumata:
How m‑farming can feed the next 2.4 billion people
Intelligent transport systems

Intelligent transport systems

Innovating with James: Are driverless cars the answer to improving road safety?
Girls and women and innovation

Girls and women and innovation

Innovating with Alja:
How do we close the ICT gender gap?

Celebrating ITU’s 150 Years

In this issue
No.6 November | December 2015

Pathway for smart sustainable cities:

A guide for city leaders

Pathway for smart sustainable cities|1

Meeting with the Secretary-General:

Official Visits

Meeting with the Secretary-General|1
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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