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LS telcom AG [SIO] (Germany (Federal Republic of))
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) [OTHER ENTITY] (India (Republic of))
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (India)
Universidad Nacional de Misiones (Argentina)
Symantec Corporation [SIO] (United States of America)
Aarhus University - Department of Engineering (Denmark)
International Telecommunications Users Group [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
J.S.C Silknet [ROA] (Georgia)
Ecole Supérieure Multinationale des Télécommunications (International)
Groupe Défis & Stratégies
Alkan Telecom [ROA] (Egypt (Arab Republic of))
Navajo Nation Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (United States)
Associação de Reguladores de Comunicações e Telecomunicações da Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa (ARCTEL-CPLP)
Electronia, Ltd.
Mattel (Mauritania)
Total Access Communication PLC
Office national des télécommunications du Burundi (ONATEL)
Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco)
MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. [ROA] (Malaysia)
Nepal Telecom (Nepal Doorsanchar Company Limited)
Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (United States)
SYSOCO (France)
THALES Communications [SIO] (France)
Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation [REGINTORG] ()
Millicom (United Kingdom)
Radio Television of Serbia
World Economic Forum LLC (United States)
African Telecommunications Union [REGORG] (International (no specific country))
Caribbean Telecommunications Union
Norwegian Research Center for Computers and Law (Norway)



Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation

About CTO: With a history dating back to 1901, the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) is an international development partnership between the Commonwealth and non-Commonwealth governments, businesses and civil society organisations. CTO provides the international community with effective means to help bridge the digital divide and achieve social and economic development, by delivering to developing countries unique knowledge-sharing programmes, events and conferences in the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).

With its headquarters in London and recipient members based in Europe, the Caribbean, Americas, Africa and Asia-Pacific regions, CTO has been at the centre of continuous and extensive international communications development funding, co-operation and assistance programmes. CTO’s mission is to reduce global poverty and its development agenda reflects the development challenge set in the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

The CTO also provides professional training and capacity building programmes through its Programme for Development and Training (PDT) and iLearn initiatives, and is the trusted partner of policy makers, regulators, donor agencies, operators, technology and equipment manufacturers for their research, advisory and consultancy needs.
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CategoryInternational Organisations
Based inUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
DomainsSatellite ; Broadcast ; Mobile ; Fixed ; Cable ; Telephone ; Broadband
ITU Global DirectoryCommonwealth Telecommunications Organisation
Secretary General    
Mr Shola Taylor

Shola Taylor was appointed as Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation in June 2015, taking up duty on 17 September that year. He is a leading international ICT expert with over 35 years of experience in the ICT/Telecommunication sector, many of them in a senior role for governments and the private sector. Some of the roles held by Shola include Project Director ITU Geneva, Regional Director for Africa Inmarsat UK, Commissioner for NEPAD e-Africa Commission, Board Member/ Commissioner, Nigeria Communications Commission and CEO, Kemilinks International.


He was twice elected (4 year term each) at the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference as Member of the prestigious ITU Radio Regulations Board and became Board Chairman in 2005. He is a recipient of several awards including the ITU Silver Medal for his outstanding contributions to the telecom/ICT sector.


Shola TAYLOR holds a BSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of East London (UK, 1979) and an MSc in Telecommunication Systems from the University of Essex (UK, 1981).