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Houlin Zhao of the International Telecommunication Union talks about the future

ITU (International Telecommunication Union) is the powerful United Nations agency governing ICT (Information Communications Technology) with over 190 governments and...

April 1st, 2015 Stephen Ibaraki

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Cloud computing standards spotlight – ISO JTC1/SC38

Cloud computing is the hot topic in ICT these days, and it is no surprise that there are numerous standardization...

October 17th, 2013 Don Sheppard

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Canada behind in ICT development

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) released their flagship annual report this week “Measuring the Information Society 2013” with ICT Development...

October 8th, 2013 Stephen Ibaraki

ITU head urges moderation for next forum

ITU head urges moderation for next forum

After December’s cat fight at the World Conference on International Telecommunications in Dubai, things settled down for a few weeks....

January 31st, 2013 Howard Solomon

Second-class Internet may be coming, says CIRA head

Second-class Internet may be coming, says CIRA head

The odds of a “second-class Internet” where major content providers like Google refuse to send content to strictly regulated countries...

December 18th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Canada among countries refusing to sign WCIT treaty

Canada among countries refusing to sign WCIT treaty

Canada, the United States and a number of other countries have hung up on a global telecom summit. The countries...

December 13th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Confusion over WCIT resolution

Confusion over WCIT resolution

The final draft resolutions approved by governments at the World Conference on International Telecommunications include ways of avoiding bill shock...

December 13th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Russia, China back down at WCIT

Russia, China back down at WCIT

As the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) draws to a close the pace of negotiations is picking up. According...

December 12th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Hackers temporarily impact WCIT conference

Hackers temporarily impact WCIT conference

It should come as no surprise, but the controversial UN conference on telecommunications has been hit by hackers presumably unhappy...

December 6th, 2012 Howard Solomon