INTUG speaks at ITU Telecom World in South Korea

Danielle Jacobs, Chairman of INTUG, spoke at the ITU Telecom World 2017 in Busan, South Korea. Representing the voice of the business user, she took part in the session on Data flows, ownership and security – The role of data in smart digital transformation.

INTUG Getting a Voice in Plans for Global Roaming Policy

Jan van Alphen, board member at the International Telecommunications User Group (INTUG), representing business users, was invited to be part of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) consultation on International Mobile Roaming. This consultation is part of the Let’s Roam the World initiative, launched in 2015 by Mr Brahima Sanou, Director of ITU’s Telecommunication Development Bureau.

INTUG Talks Mobile Roaming at ITU in Geneva

Jan Van Alphen, from our Dutch association BTG, represented INTUG at the ITU meeting on economic and policy issues, held in Geneva in February. During this meeting, a draft international ITU-T recommendation on mobile roaming was discussed.

INTUG Participates in ITU for Asia-Pacific

INTUG Board member Muhamad Jumadi participated in the recent ITU Regional Standardization Forum for Asia-Pacific Region held in Jakarta, 27-28 October 2015.

Nick White: “International Mobile Communications Are No Longer Suitable for Internet-Based Global Trade”

INTUG EVP Nick White participated in the ITU High Level workshop on International Roaming in Geneva yesterday, criticizing the way international mobile communications are hindering global trade.

ITU Asks INTUG for Assistance in Business User Data Collection

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is planning to publish telecoms indicators specifically for business services.

Snapshot of Worldwide Broadband Deployment Released

The ITU and UNESCO backed Broadband Commission for Digital Development has released its first country-by-country snapshot of the state of broadband deployment worldwide.

ITU Takes Action to Cut Roaming Charges

Last week the ITU adopted a new recommendation aimed at preventing bill shock for mobile customers using roaming services.

INTUG Submits Contribution on Roaming for ITU Working Group

As a sector member of ITU, INTUG was able to make a submission (PDF) to the Council Working Group preparing for the ITU WCIT-12 in Dubai later this year.

Standards for “True 4G” Agreed at ITU Assembly

This week the specifications for next-generation mobile technologies – IMT-Advanced – were agreed by the ITU Radiocommunication Assembly in Geneva. The IMT-Advanced standard allows for capabilities that go beyond IMT-2000, widely deployed since 2000 and commonly referred to as 3G mobile technologies.