Press Release: ITU Telecom World 2014 outlines forward-looking agenda with “Future in Focus”

Event to examine realities of today’s ICT industry and explore different scenarios for securing its future

Geneva, 24 June 2014 – Forum discussions at the upcoming ITU Telecom World 2014 event in Doha, Qatar, will delve deep into the driving forces behind the ongoing radical transformation of the ICT industry, exploring three major future scenarios and how they will impact our businesses and lives:

Disruption: Will the ICT sector suffer further disruption? Or will it be the disrupting force for others such as broadcasting? How might sector convergence take shape? And what other disruptive scenarios lie on the horizon?

Cross-sector partnerships: Opportunities in verticals now involve partnerships across sectors with a whole set of new stakeholders within this environment. What partnership options are available?

The intelligent future: Huge potential is offered through developments such as Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence, big data-centric applications and innovative business models. But what regulatory or policy challenges do these pose? What are the best business models? Or enabling tools?

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