Trends in Telecommunication Reform 2016: Regulatory Incentives to Achieve Digital Opportunities
ITU report "Trends in Telecommunication Reform 2016"explores topical issues regulators need to address to ensure that citizens can benefit from the social and economic opportunities brought about by the digital economy. For digital opportunities to fully materialize, an adaptive, consultative and innovative approach to ICT policy and regulation is more than ever necessary. It examine
The report focuses on investment strategies to foster the deployment of broadband and access to the digital economy, network sharing and co-investment regulation, regulation and the Internet of Things (IoT), interoperability in the digital ecosystem and smart regulation to facilitate m-services and applications uptake and diffusion.
According to forecasts, by 2020 the number of M2M-connections will reach 1-2 billion. Some experts believe that the market of IoT devices will grow at an exponential rate and by 2019 the volume of the global economy will increase by more than 1.7 trillion US dollars.
The report emphasizes the need to develop common requirements (standards) for the IoT that will integrate solutions from different vendors and create a safe interoperabale environment for further implementation of IoT. At the same time the report concentrates on the need to develop measures necessary to ensure the confidentiality and security of data transmitted within the IoT
The meeting of the Board of the Ministry of Communications and Informatization
The results of the socio-economic development of the industry for the first half of 2017 were considered during the meeting of the Board of the Ministry of Communications and Informatization on August 3, 2017.
To the attention of certificate holders, applicants for the certification and those, who accept declarations
The Law of the Republic of Belarus "On conformity assessment to Technical Requirements and accreditation of conformity assessment authorities" came into force on July, 30 2017.
Preparation and testing at EMC Laboratory
EMC Laboratory under JSV Giprosvjaz conducts assessment of telecommunication equipment.
Changes in the Rules for the telecommunication services provision
The Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus № 518 dated from July 12, 2017 made some additions and changes to the Rules for the telecommunication services provision and the Rules for the of lines, communication structures and radio communications protection in the Republic of Belarus.
ITU Regional Workshop on the Internet of Things (IoT) and Future Networks
ITU Regional Workshop on the Internet of Things (IoT) and Future Networks was held in Saint Petersburg, Russia on June, 19-20.