Second meeting of ITU-D Study Group 1 was held on September 14-18, 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland

30.09.2015

Second meeting of ITU-D Study Group 1 (2014-2017 study period): Enabling environment for the development of telecommunications/ICTs was held on September 14-18, 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland.

The following questions were discussed:

  • - Question 1/1: Policy, regulatory and technical aspects of the migration from existing networks to broadband networks in developing countries, including next-generation networks, m-services, OTT services and the implementation of IPv6.
  • - Question 2/1: Broadband access technologies, including IMT, for developing countries.
  • - Question 3/1: Access to cloud computing: challenges and opportunities for developing countries.
  • - Question 4/1: Economic policies and methods of determining the costs of services related to national telecommunication/ICT networks, including next-generation networks.
  • - Question 5/1: Telecommunications/ICTs for rural and remote areas.
  • - Question 6/1: Consumer information, protection and rights: Laws, regulation, economic bases, consumer networks.
  • - Question 7/1:  Access to telecommunication/ICT services by persons with disabilities and with specific needs.
  • - Question 8/1: Examination of strategies and methods of migration from analogue to digital terrestrial broadcasting and implementation of new services.
  • - Resolution 9: Participation of countries, particularly developing countries, in spectrum management.


There were presented contribution from member-countries, e.g. "Experience of the Russian Federation in the sharing of telecommunication infrastructure" (Russian Federation), "Strategic, regulatory and technical aspects of developing the mobile payment business" (Intervale, Russian Federation, and Odessa National Academy of Telecommunications n.a. A.S. Popov, Ukraine), etc.

Participation in ITU-D Study Group 1 is an important factor for the development of telecommunications/ICT in the Republic of Belarus as it provides a continuous experience exchange between the Republic of Belarus and its foreign counterparts, and allows to rapidly develop areas within the competence of Study Group 1.

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To the attention of certificate holders, applicants for the certification and those, who accept declarations

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