Media Advisory: Countdown begins to ITU Telecom World 2016

Less than 3 months until leading UN international tech event opens doors in Bangkok


Geneva, 17 August 2016 – ITU Telecom World 2016 opened the accreditation process today for media wishing to attend the world’s leading ICT innovation event. Taking place from 14-17 November in Bangkok, Thailand, the event will focus on collaboration in the digital economy and the key role SMEs play in our digital ecosystem.

ITU Telecom World 2016 combines a global technology exhibition, a forum for sharing knowledge, a networking hub for corporations, governments and SMEs and an influential Awards programme. It provides a unique international platform to bring together thinkers from developed and emerging markets, public and private sector leaders, and industry representatives from across the entire ICT ecosystem. Key highlights include:

Leadership Summit & Forum: Discussions will begin with the top level leadership summit, with highest-level speakers from public and private sectors exploring the reasons why working together is crucial for growth in the digital economy. Forum sessions will then explore industry-critical topics including 5G, collaborative regulation, the connected car, smart sustainable cities, fostering SME innovation, digital financial services and more.


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