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Broadband Manifesto

New Broadband Commission Manifesto signed by Commissioners and other prominent figures from industry, civil society and the UN family champions transformative power of high-speed networks to drive socio-economic development

25 Nov 2013

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Africa’s future is clear: Youth, Technology and Broadband

Commissioner Jay Naidoo article on how technology drives a revolution that resolve the challenge of development in Africa and the world.

17 Oct 2013

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Bringing the power of ICTs to rural communities

Intel, Grameen and the Minister of Communications of Macedonia signed an MOU that will bring the power of computing technology to agricultural communities in Macedonia.

14 Oct 2013

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Middle East Com 2013

Commissioner Saad zafer ALKAHTANI delivers keynote during the Middle East's largest telco Summit

26 Sep 2013

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Why National Plans Matter

Broadband Commission research featured by the Economist Intelligence Unit

12 Jul 2013

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Tiny Cell-Phone Transmitter Takes Root in Rural Africa

Rural areas could benefit greatly from a rugged outdoor base station.

30 May 2013

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Mainstreaming Disability Issues

Broadband Commission involved in global consultation to capture recommendations for ICT used to empower people with disabilities.

21 May 2013

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Hacking for Social Good

Ericsson announces hackathon with focus on applications to help refugee families.

20 May 2013

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Commissioner Jay Naidoo talks to AMI

The media’s role in Africa’s development, leveraging the attention of foreign investors and telecom as a game changer

23 Apr 2013

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Broadband Commission Open Letter to UNSG’s Panel of Eminent Persons

“As the one-thousand day countdown to 2015 begins, we urge you to ensure that broadband features prominently in the post-2015 Development Agenda”

05 Apr 2013

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Dr Hamadoun Touré gives keynote address at GETHealth Summit in New York.

Dr Touré spoke of the role of ICTs as key enablers in every facet of human activity - from healthcare and education to energy, transportation, government, entertainment, innovation and enterprise.

22 Feb 2013

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President Paul Kagame and Novartis pledge support to Jeff Sachs' 1 Million Community Health Worker (1mCHW) Initiative.

28 Jan 2013

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Ericsson publishes a new report on ''The Potential Economic Impact of Mobile Communications in Myanmar''

23 Nov 2012

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Qtel Chairman H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Al Thani, addresses students at Georgetown University.

Watch his address on Qtel’s journey, trends in the telecommunication industry and the impact of technology on the Arab World.

15 Nov 2012

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Why your City needs Broadband

Broadband Commission featured in an article from Mashable on pushing the limits, public benefits and catalysing development.

13 Nov 2012

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Sunil Bharti Mittal blogs on enabling sustainable, economic well-being through mobile technology

Sunil Bharti Mittal blogs on enabling sustainable, economic well-being through mobile technology

02 Nov 2012

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Is Broadband a Human Right?

Dr Hamadoun Touré and Hans Vestberg at the Summit for Social Good: broadband is no longer a luxury.

02 Nov 2012

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Professor Jeffrey Sachs to lead new UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

The network will work with stakeholders including business, civil society, UN agencies and other international organizations to identify and share the best pathways to achieve sustainable development.

22 Aug 2012

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Communicating the Future: Prof. Dr Leisinger about ITU Telecom World 2012

Novartis Foundation will participate in the Leadership Summit dedicated to the innovation in a world transformed by major technological developments.

17 Aug 2012

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mLearning: A Powerful Tool for Growth in Developing Countries

Soon almost everyone on the planet will own a mobile device (See Video). Alcatel-Lucent explores how this growth can help increase the adoption and scale of mLearning projects.

19 Jun 2012

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Broadband Commission open letter to the G20

Click to see the open letter issued by Commissioners to leaders at the G20 Summit in Mexico.

15 Jun 2012

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West Africa's wait for high-speed broadband is almost over.

Cable linking West African countries to Europe could help achieve Millennium Development Goals on education, health and the environment

13 Jun 2012

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Broadband communications featured in April/May edition of ''Marine Electronics and Communications''.

Mr Estaban Pacha-Vincente, International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO)

30 May 2012

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Commissioner Sam Pitroda awarded honourary degree from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University

10 May 2012

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Rio+20 ''Call to Action''

The Broadband Commission issues a 'Call to Action' to delegates and attendees at the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development

23 Apr 2012

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Commissioner Youssou N'Dour appointed to the post of Minister of Tourism and Culture of the Republic of Senegal

13 Apr 2012

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Broadband Commission meets in Macedonia

H.E. Ivo Ivanovski hosts the Broadband Commission in Ohrid Macedonia, 1-2 April 2012

02 Apr 2012

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Increasing broadband penetration can grow economy to combat climate change

Sunil Bharti Mittal, Bharti Enterprises

06 Dec 2011

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FCC proposes broadband plan to improve America’s health care ecosystem

Julius Genachowski, Federal Communications Commission, United States

06 Dec 2011

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NexGen TV talks to Suvi Lindén

ITU Special Envoy for the Broadband Commission for Digital Development

21 Nov 2011

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Broadband brings green and growth to life

Alcatel-Lucent CEO, Ben Verwaayen

21 Nov 2011

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IDB announces partnership with CANTO to accelerate broadband development in the Caribbean

Mr. Amir Dossal, Special Representative of the Secretary-General of ITU for Global Partnerships

07 Nov 2011

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Connecting a world of opportunity through Intel''s ''1Mx15'' health program

John Davies, Vice President of Intel’s 'World Ahead Program'

23 Sep 2011

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Photos from the 7th Meeting of the Broadband Commission

Hosted in Mexico City from 16-17 March 2013

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