• Thursday, July 31, 2014

World Telecommunication And Information Society Day 2014

Published Date: May 17, 2014
Mobile broadband is the finest way for internet in Bangladesh

Globally there are 160 crore mobile phones that have broadband capacity who are connected with the high speed internet, while the world has 710 crore people; that means only one fourth people are getting the service. But if we consider the number for Bangladesh it is more and more frustrating for us. In Bangladesh, the number of mobile users is 11 crore but how many of them use broadband enabled handsets or smartphones that can get the access to the...

Published Date: May 17, 2014
WTISD-14: Call for action

WTISD-14: Call for action

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, celebrated each year on 17 May, marks the anniversary of the signature of the first International Telegraph Convention in 1865, which led to the creation of the International Telecommunication Union.  This year, World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD-2014) will focus on the theme: “Broadband for Sustainable Development”, in accordance  with Resolution 68 (Rev. Guadalajara, 2010) and as endorsed by ITU Council. Digital development is a transformative tool to fast-track sustainable development. In order to realize its full potential it is essential to roll-out high-speed broadband networks, making it affordable and universally accessible. The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) recognized the capacity of...