du announces strategic sponsorship of three upcoming ITU events

du has announced its strategic sponsorship of three upcoming major ITU events: Global Standard Symposium; World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly and World Conference on International Telecommunications. All three events will be held in the UAE and organised by ITU, the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technology.

“The telecommunications industry is a rapidly evolving one, and it is our pleasure and privilege to be associated with the ITU for these crucial events. All three of the upcoming ITU forums will bring together the world’s leaders in telecommunications, to establish and implement the best practices that will see our industry continue to flourish in the years to come,” said Osman Sultan, CEO, du.

About the events:

The second Global Standards Symposium (GSS) will be held on 19 November at the Dubai Convention Centre. During the one-day event, leading telecommunications figures from around the world will discuss global ICT standards challenges.

The World Telecommunication Standardisation Assembly (WTSA) will be held from 20 – 29 November at the Dubai Convention Centre. Held every four years, the WTSA defines the next period of study for ITU-T.

The World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) will be held from 3 – 14 December at the Dubai World Trade Centre, bringing together international telecommunications leaders to discuss the current International Telecommunications Regulations.

In the past, du supported and participated in ITU Telecom World 2012, which took place for the first time in the UAE during 14-18 October. The landmark event convened a high-quality, influential mix of participants drawn from across the ICT industry along with Heads of State and Government, regulators, innovators, digital entrepreneurs and many more.