The Telecommunication Development
Bureau (BDT) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
organized the Seminar “Tariff Policies and Interconnection of
Telecommunication Operators’ Networks”, from 15 to 17 September 2009
in Odessa, Ukraine and was hosted by the Odessa National Academy of
The main aims of this seminar
were to share experiences and inform participants of the latest
developments on the issues related to
tariff policy and regulation of operators’ networks interconnection
which should be addressed to facilitate the creation of dynamic and
competitive ICT markets and to provide users with greater access to ICT services. The seminar was open to all ITU Members States,
Sectors Members and Associates wishing to contribute to the work.
Individuals belonging to international, regional or national
organizations could also participate. Academia and all associated
and related Institutions were also welcome.
presentations and contributions
for discussion during the Seminar were highly appreciated by the
participants, and Mr Andrei
Untila, ITU Area Office in Moscow
and the ONAT Organizing Committee would like to thank all
who contributed to the success of this seminar.