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What is Broadband? Defined, as internet access with a minimum capacity of greater or equal to 256 kbit/s in one or both directions. Fixed broadband is implemented through technologies such as digital subscriber line (DSL), cable modem, fiber to the home (FTTH), metro ethernet, wireless local area networks (WLAN) etc. Mobile broadband is implemented through technologies such as wideband CDMA, HSDPA, CDMA 1x EV-DO, etc.

Seems familiar to you and want to learn more? ITU and external resources overview provides with the possibility to discover the subject of broadband from different angles and perspectives.

 

ITU Regional offices initiatives overview:

1 . Africa Region:

No Name of the activity Type Date
1 Connect  Africa: “Broadband set to boom in Africa” Report 2010
2 Connect  Africa: “Investing in Africa’s progress” Report 2009
3 Connect Africa Report 2007
4 Feasibility study for the Implementation of broadband infrastructures in Africa Project 2008 -2010
5 Support for harmonization of ICT regulatory guidelines in Southern Africa on universal access/service Project 2009 -2011
6 Broadband Wireless Network Project 2008 -2012

 

2. Americas Region: coming soon!

 

3. Arab Region :

No Name of the activity Type Date
1 ITU/BDT Arab Regional Workshop on “Wireless Broadband Internet Access  in Rural Areas” Workshop 2010
2 ICT- LEARN Global Forum on Human Capacity Development: “Building Capabilities for a Broadband Economy”  Biennial global forum on building human capabilities and skills 2010
3 ITU-D Regional Development Forums 2010 on NGN and Broadband for the Arab Region “NGN and Broadband, Opportunities and Challenges” Event 2010
4 Feasibility Study on Low-Cost Wireless Broadband Infrastructure Project 2009 -2010

 

4. Asia and Pacific Region:

No Name of the activity Type Date
1 Stimulating Universal Access to Broadband in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives and Nepal 2010 Report 2010
2 Toward Universal Broadband Access in New Zealand Case study 2010
3 Case Study on Toward Universal Broadband Access in Australia Case study 2009
4 Regional Initiative #4: Broadband Access and Uptake in Urban and Rural Areas
 
Call for Partnerships on Asia-Pacific Regional Initiatives 2011 -2014
5 Broadband Policy & Regulation Training workshop 2011
6 Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on Wireless Broadband Workshop 2011
7 ITU ASP CoE Training Course on Rural Broadband Infrastructure Funding Training workshop 2011
8 ITU Cross Regional Seminar on Broadband Access (Fixed, Wireless including Mobile) for CIS, ASP and EUR Regions Training workshop 2011
9 ITU ASP CoE Training Course on Broadband Policy & Regulation Training workshop 2011
10 ITU Wireless Broadband Master Plan Survey : Preparedness to Implement Wireless Broadband Technologies Survey  2011
11

Broadband Project - Stakeholder Workshop in Fiji

Workshop 2011/August

 

 

5. Europe and CIS Region:

No Name of the activity Type Date
1 Early Field Trial Establishing broadband public access points to Internet (PAPI) in rural areas of the Republic of Belarus Project 2010 -2011
2 Early Field Trial "Establishing broadband public access points to Internet (PAPI) in rural areas of the Republic of Moldova" Project 2008 -2010
3 New Legislative Paradigms Fostering Development of Broadband Infrastructure (NLP-BBI) carried out jointly with the Ministry of Infrastructure, Republic of Poland and ITU - Telecommunication Development Bureau. Project 2010 -2011

 

 

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