Connect Arab Summit brings together the key decision makers shaping fast-moving technology markets across the region


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Geneva, 7 February 2012 – With just four weeks to go before top government and industry leaders from the Arab region and around the world convene in Doha, Qatar to debate technology policy and priorities in areas like broadband and next-generation mobile, media  are urged to accredit now for ITU’s Connect Arab Summit (5-7 March).

The event will welcome Heads of State, prominent industry CEOs, ICT regulators, leaders from the international investment community and civil society groups. It will play an instrumental role in defining national and regional ICT strategies for the coming decade, in a world where broadband has become the key enabler of business and social service delivery. It will also see the announcement of a raft of exciting projects that will further energize the ICT sector right across the region.


About ITU
ITU is the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technology. For over 145 years, ITU has coordinated the shared global use of the radio spectrum, promoted international cooperation in assigning satellite orbits, worked to improve communication infrastructure in the developing world, and established the worldwide standards that foster seamless interconnection of a vast range of communications systems. From broadband networks to new-generation wireless technologies, aeronautical and maritime navigation, radio astronomy, satellite-based meteorology and converging fixed-mobile phone, Internet and broadcasting technologies, ITU is committed to connecting the world.






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