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  • Global Forum: Innovation creates opportunity, causes disruption

    Geneva, Switzerland - The 23rd Global Forum, an annual policy and strategy conference for technology leaders, was held last week in the shadow of the International Telecommunications Union's (ITU) modernist tower.

    Written by Jay Gillette25 Nov. 14 04:42
  • Bell Labs claims new speed record over regular old copper wiring

    Most of the higher-speed Internet connections used by businesses these days require fiber-optic cabling, but Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs division claimed this week to have reached 10Gbps using nothing but new transmission technology and ordinary copper wiring.

    Written by Jon Gold11 July 14 02:30
  • ICANN's CEO encourages global engagement

    U.S. advocates for a free global Internet need to reach out to other nations to encourage their participation in open governance bodies like the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the organization's president and CEO said.

    Written by Grant Gross20 March 13 15:51
  • WCIT treaty includes controversial Internet proposal, keeps content out

    The final treaty of the World Conference on International Telecommunications in Dubai includes a new provision that the treaty does not address content-related aspects of telecommunications, but retains a controversial proposal on fostering the growth of the Internet.

    Written by John Ribeiro14 Dec. 12 07:10
  • US WCIT delegation: Embrace open telecom markets

    The U.N.'s International Telecommunications Union should embrace free and open broadband markets and allow individual countries to reform their telecommunications regulations instead of attempting to centrally regulate the industry, the U.S. delegation to an upcoming ITU meeting will say in proposals to be filed Wednesday.

    Written by Grant Gross31 Oct. 12 18:19