ITU Telecom World - 2016

18.11.2016 #events #ITU

The 28th ITU’s global event "ITU Telecom World 2016" took its place from 14-17 November in Bangkok, Thailand. ITU Telecom World 2016 combines an exhibition for digital solutions, the Ministerial Roundtable, Leadership Summit, focusing on ICT, and a Forum. This year the event brought together more than 8 800 participants, among them 338 ICT leaders from all over the world.

During the Forum the participants discussed actual issues on creating and development of digital economy and its impact on economic and social development. They also analyzed the global experience in successful public-private partnership in the ICT field and discussed new international collaboration perspectives for telecommunication operators, providers, investors and end-users of telecommunications equipment and ICT services.

The direct participation of the world leaders in the field of ICT opened the discussion of the topics concerning the future of 5G networks, digital financial services, intelligent transport systems and the role of ICT in meeting the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

Popkov S.P., the Minister of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus, represented our country during the event. He took part in the Ministerial Roundtable, which was held under the theme “The role of the government in digital economy growth” on November 15.

“ITU Telecom World 2016” also hosted a major international exhibition, where the latest ICT innovations including “Smart city” and “Smart home” were presented.

On the outcomes of the World Telecommunication Development Conference

The World Telecommunication Development Conference of the International Telecommunication Union, which was devoted to the theme “Iinformation and Communication Technologies for Sustainable Development Goals”, concluded its work In Buenos Aires (Argentina).

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.